A Partner at Lenz & Staehelin's Geneva office, Olivier Stahler specialises in banking and finance law. He acts for a broad range of Swiss and foreign financial institutions, including banks, insurance companies and fund managers, as well as commodities traders and industrial groups. His work includes regulatory advice in the context of the granting of licences for banks, securities dealers and collective investment schemes by the Swiss financial market supervisory authority. Olivier Stahler is also involved in the structuring of financial products, and in particular private equity funds and hedge funds. Further, Olivier Stahler acts for financial institutions and corporate borrowers both in domestic and international financing transactions. He is a frequent speaker at professional conferences on banking and financial law issues, as well as investment funds.
Olivier Stahler completed a law degree at Lausanne University (1990) and obtained an LL.M. from the University of Edinburgh (1994). He has been admitted to the Geneva Bar (1992). Olivier Stahler joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1995 and has been a partner since 2002.