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François Rayroux

François Rayroux
Office:
Route de Chêne 30
CH-1211
City:
Geneva 6
State:
Geneva
Country:
Switzerland
Tel:
+41 58 450 70 00
Fax:
+41 58 450 70 01

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Banking: Regulatory

Dr François Rayroux offers legal advice to banks and securities dealers. He is considered a leading lawyer in banking and financial services in Switzerland. As such, he has been nominated by various professional organisations as an expert in Switzerland in banking and financial law, as well as capital markets law.

François Rayroux is the co-head of the banking and finance group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. He advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions in all banking and regulatory matters, with a particular focus on funds management and distribution as well as all types of financial products, in particular derivative instruments. François Rayroux teaches investment funds law at professional organisations and is a frequent speaker at professional conferences on banking and financial law issues.

Admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for listing purposes, he is a member of the legal and compliance committee of the Swiss Funds Association and the investment funds committee of the International Bar Association (IBA). Co-author of the ISDA Netting and Collateral Opinions, he was the legal adviser in the context of the creation and launch of the first Swiss SICAV.

François Rayroux graduated from the University of Zurich (1986) and was admitted to the Zurich Bar (1989). He obtained an LLM from the University of Chicago law school (1990) and completed his doctoral thesis at the Zurich University (1993). He joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1992 and has been a partner since 1998. He speaks English, French, German and Italian.

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin’s scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

WWL says: François Rayroux impresses sources with his deep regulatory understanding of the banking sector. 

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Banking which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Banking: Finance

Dr François Rayroux offers legal advice to banks and securities dealers. He is considered a leading lawyer in banking and financial services in Switzerland. As such, he has been nominated by various professional organisations as an expert in Switzerland in banking and financial law, as well as capital markets law.

François Rayroux is the co-head of the banking and finance group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. He advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions in all banking and regulatory matters, with a particular focus on funds management and distribution as well as all types of financial products, in particular derivative instruments. François Rayroux teaches investment funds law at professional organisations and is a frequent speaker at professional conferences on banking and financial law issues.

Admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for listing purposes, he is a member of the legal and compliance committee of the Swiss Funds Association and the investment funds committee of the International Bar Association (IBA). Co-author of the ISDA Netting and Collateral Opinions, he was the legal adviser in the context of the creation and launch of the first Swiss SICAV.

François Rayroux graduated from the University of Zurich (1986) and was admitted to the Zurich Bar (1989). He obtained an LLM from the University of Chicago law school (1990) and completed his doctoral thesis at the Zurich University (1993). He joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1992 and has been a partner since 1998. He speaks English, French, German and Italian.

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin’s scope of activities cover all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

WWL says: François Rayroux is a firm favourite among clients, including securities dealers and banks, who praise his tremendous finance expertise.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Banking which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Banking

Dr François Rayroux offers legal advice to banks and securities dealers. He is considered a leading lawyer in banking and financial services in Switzerland. As such, he has been nominated by various professional organisations as an expert in Switzerland in banking and financial law, as well as capital markets law.

François Rayroux is the co-head of the banking and finance group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. He advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions in all banking and regulatory matters, with a particular focus on funds management and distribution as well as all types of financial products, in particular derivative instruments. François Rayroux teaches investment funds law at professional organisations and is a frequent speaker at professional conferences on banking and financial law issues.

Admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for listing purposes, he is a member of the legal and compliance committee of the Swiss Funds Association and the investment funds committee of the International Bar Association (IBA). Co-author of the ISDA netting and collateral opinions, he was the legal adviser in the context of the creation and launch of the first Swiss SICAV.

François Rayroux graduated from the University of Zurich (1986) and was admitted to the Zurich Bar (1989). He obtained an LLM from the University of Chicago Law School (1990) and completed his doctoral thesis at the Zurich University (1993). He joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1992 and has been a partner since 1998. He speaks English, French, German and Italian.

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin’s scope of activities cover all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

WWL says: François Rayroux is described as “one of the best” when it comes to fund management and regularly deals with matters concerning all types of financial products.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Capital Markets

Dr François Rayroux offers legal advice to banks and securities dealers. He is considered a leading lawyer in banking and financial services in Switzerland. As such, he has been nominated by various professional organisations as an expert in Switzerland in banking and financial law, as well as capital markets law.

François Rayroux is the co-head of the banking and finance group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. He advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions in all banking and regulatory matters, with a particular focus on funds management and distribution as well as all types of financial products, in particular derivative instruments. François Rayroux teaches investment funds law at professional organisations and is a frequent speaker at professional conferences on banking and financial law issues.

Admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for listing purposes, he is a member of the legal and compliance committee of the Swiss Funds Association and the investment funds committee of the International Bar Association (IBA). Co-author of the ISDA netting and collateral opinions, he was the legal adviser in the context of the creation and launch of the first Swiss SICAV.

François Rayroux graduated from the University of Zurich (1986) and was admitted to the Zurich Bar (1989). He obtained an LLM from the University of Chicago Law School (1990) and completed his doctoral thesis at the Zurich University (1993). He joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1992 and has been a partner since 1998. He speaks English, French, German and Italian.

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin’s scope of activities cover all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

WWL says: François Rayroux is "a very prominent figure in Geneva" who is sought after for his high-quality capital markets practice.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Capital Markets: Debt and Equity

Dr François Rayroux offers legal advice to banks and securities dealers. He is considered a leading lawyer in banking and financial services in Switzerland. As such, he has been nominated by various professional organisations as an expert in Switzerland in banking and financial law, as well as capital markets law. 

François Rayroux is the co-head of the banking and finance group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. He advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions in all banking and regulatory matters, with a particular focus on funds management and distribution as well as all types of financial products, in particular derivative instruments. François Rayroux teaches investment funds law at professional organisations and is a frequent speaker at professional conferences on banking and financial law issues. 

Admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for listing purposes, he is a member of the legal and compliance committee of the Swiss Funds Association and the investment funds committee of the International Bar Association (IBA). Co-author of the ISDA netting and collateral opinions, he was the legal adviser in the context of the creation and launch of the first Swiss SICAV. 

Francçois Rayroux graduated from the University of Zurich (1986) and was admitted to the Zurich Bar (1989). He obtained an LLM from the University of Chicago Law School (1990) and completed his doctoral thesis at the Zurich University (1993). He joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1992 and has been a partner since 1998. He speaks English, French, German and Italian. 

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities cover all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients. 

WWL says: François Rayroux is a finance specialist who is described by sources as “a very prominent name” in the domestic market.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Capital Markets which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Investment Management

Dr François Rayroux offers legal advice to banks and securities dealers. He is considered a leading lawyer in banking and financial services in Switzerland. As such, he has been nominated by various professional organisations as an expert in Switzerland in banking and financial law, as well as capital markets law.

François Rayroux is the co-head of the banking and finance group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. He advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions in all banking and regulatory matters, with a particular focus on funds management and distribution as well as all types of financial products, in particular derivative instruments. François Rayroux teaches investment funds law at professional organisations and is a frequent speaker at professional conferences on banking and financial law issues.

Admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for listing purposes, he is a member of the legal and compliance committee of the Swiss Funds Association and the investment funds committee of the International Bar Association (IBA). Co-author of the ISDA netting and collateral opinions, he was the legal adviser in the context of the creation and launch of the first Swiss SICAV.

François Rayroux graduated from the University of Zurich (1986) and was admitted to the Zurich Bar (1989). He obtained an LLM from the University of Chicago Law School (1990) and completed his doctoral thesis at the Zurich University (1993). He joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1992 and has been a partner since 1998. He speaks English, French, German and Italian.

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin’s scope of activities cover all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

WWL says: François Rayroux is “the leading guy in the entire country for investment funds", according to one respondent.​

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Private Funds: Formation

Dr François Rayroux offers legal advice to banks and securities dealers. He is considered a leading lawyer in banking and financial services in Switzerland. As such, he has been nominated by various professional organisations as an expert in Switzerland in banking and financial law, as well as capital markets law.

François Rayroux is the co-head of the banking and finance group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. He advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions in all banking and regulatory matters, with a particular focus on funds management and distribution as well as all types of financial products, in particular derivative instruments. François Rayroux teaches investment funds law at professional organisations and is a frequent speaker at professional conferences on banking and financial law issues.

Admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for listing purposes, he is a member of the legal and compliance committee of the Swiss Funds Association and the investment funds committee of the International Bar Association (IBA). Co-author of the ISDA Netting and Collateral Opinions, he was the legal adviser in the context of the creation and launch of the first Swiss SICAV.

François Rayroux graduated from the University of Zurich (1986) and was admitted to the Zurich Bar (1989). He obtained an LLM from the University of Chicago law school (1990) and completed his doctoral thesis at the Zurich University (1993). He joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1992 and has been a partner since 1998. He speaks English, French, German and Italian.

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin’s scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

WWL says: François Rayroux is one of the foremost funds lawyers in Switzerland and is praised as "top tier without any doubt".

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Private Funds which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Private Funds: Regulatory

Dr François Rayroux offers legal advice to banks and securities dealers. He is considered a leading lawyer in banking and financial services in Switzerland. As such, he has been nominated by various professional organisations as an expert in Switzerland in banking and financial law, as well as capital markets law.

François Rayroux is the co-head of the banking and finance group of Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. He advises a number of Swiss and international financial institutions in all banking and regulatory matters, with a particular focus on funds management and distribution as well as all types of financial products, in particular derivative instruments. François Rayroux teaches investment funds law at professional organisations and is a frequent speaker at professional conferences on banking and financial law issues.

Admitted as an expert to the SIX Swiss Exchange for listing purposes, he is a member of the legal and compliance committee of the Swiss Funds Association and the investment funds committee of the International Bar Association (IBA). Co-author of the ISDA Netting and Collateral Opinions, he was the legal adviser in the context of the creation and launch of the first Swiss SICAV.

François Rayroux graduated from the University of Zurich (1986) and was admitted to the Zurich Bar (1989). He obtained an LLM from the University of Chicago law school (1990) and completed his doctoral thesis at the Zurich University (1993). He joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1992 and has been a partner since 1998. He speaks English, French, German and Italian.

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin’s scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

WWL says: The "excellent" François Rayroux is regarded as one of the industry's leading authorities on matters of investment funds regulation.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Private Funds which can be purchased from our Shop.

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