François Rayroux

François Rayroux


Lenz & Staehelin

Recognized since 2010

Geneva, Switzerland

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

Investment Funds

Regulatory Practice

Wealth Management Practice

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Investment Funds
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Investment Funds Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Regulatory Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Investment Funds Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014-15 - Banking Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Wealth Management Practice
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Dr. François Rayroux is the head of the Investment Management group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. He advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions in all banking, asset management and regulatory matters, with a particular focus on fund management and distribution as well as all types of financial products, in particular derivative instruments. Considered as a leading lawyer in banking and asset management law in Switzerland, François Rayroux has been consistently nominated by major directories as an expert in these fields. François Rayroux has since many years taken senior responsibilities within the International Bar Association's Asset Management and Investment Funds Committee and has acted as Co-Chairman for the years 2019 and 2020

François Rayroux graduated from the University of Zurich (1986). He obtained an LLM from the University of Chicago Law School (1990) and completed his doctoral thesis at the Zurich University (1993). François Rayroux joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1992 and has been a Partner since 1998.

Location

  • Route de ChĂȘne 30
    Geneva 1211
    Switzerland

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian

Bar Admissions

  • Switzerland

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Investment Funds Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Regulatory Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Investment Funds Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014-15 - Banking Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Wealth Management Practice

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Investment Funds, Geneva, Switzerland (2023)
  • Regulatory Practice, Geneva, Switzerland (2022)
  • Investment Funds, Geneva, Switzerland (2018)
  • Banking Law, Genève, Switzerland (2014-15)
  • Wealth Management Practice, Genève, Switzerland (2013)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Switzerland 2023 for work in:

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Investment Funds
  • Regulatory Practice
  • Wealth Management Practice

Special Focus

  • Fund Registrations
  • Wealth Management

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