Stephanie Comtesse has over twenty years experience in advising clients on matters related to asset management, funds and other investment products.
Her practice includes advising on (domestic and international) investment fund and asset management structures, establishing/licensing Swiss entities and investment products as well as assisting foreign promoters in entering the Swiss market. She also advises clients on all contractual and regulatory aspects of the management of pension fund assets. Stephanie Comtesse also has substantial experience with the issuance and listing of structured products. She is a Recognized Representative for the Listing of Securities at the SIX Swiss Exchange.
Stephanie Comtesse further provides her clients with advice in relation to M&A transactions with regulatory implications, general banking and finance matters including fintech.
She has been actively involved in representing the interests of professional associations in the law-making process throughout her career.
As a Swiss-American, Stephanie Comtesse is regularly invited to speak in Switzerland, Europe and the United States on current topics. She has published extensively throughout her career.
She is consistently ranked in prestigious legal directories. She has received awards for her work including the ILO Client Choice Award (Securitisation and Structured Finance) in 2014 and the Women in Law Awards 2017 (Investment Fund Lawyer of the Year) from Lawyer-Monthly