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Banking - Finance 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Eric Stupp is a distinguished practitioner in the Swiss market who focuses his first-rate practice on advising both financial institutions and regulators on banking-related investigations, regulation and M&A transactions. 

Biography

Eric Stupp heads Bär & Karrer's financial services department and co-heads the internal investigation and cross-border proceedings team. He is based in Zurich and has been a partner since 2000.

His practice focuses on advising banks, insurance companies, asset managers and other financial intermediaries on regulatory matters and enforcement proceedings. He is also co-head of the newly formed fintech practice group of the firm and advises clients in connection with the issuance of cryptocurrencies and other forms of tokens.

In recent years, he has regularly advised financial institutions and regulatory bodies in connection with internal investigations on cross-border issues. In particular, he has assisted clients in numerous proceedings initiated by the US Department of Justice, the New York Department of Financial Services and other US and European authorities.

Eric Stupp is a regular speaker at expert conferences addressing these matters. He was a member of Bär & Karrer's management committee for eight years. He is the vice-chairman of the board of directors of Goldman Sachs Bank AG, Zurich and a member of the boards of other financial and non-profit institutions.

Banking - Regulatory 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Eric Stupp is praised extensively by peers in Switzerland for his regulatory expertise in the banking sector, particularly when it comes to cross-border investigations and enforcement proceedings.​

Biography

Eric Stupp heads Bär & Karrer's financial services department and co-heads the internal investigation and cross-border proceedings team. He is based in Zurich and has been a partner since 2000.

His practice focuses on advising banks, insurance companies, asset managers and other financial intermediaries on regulatory matters, enforcement proceedings and on M&A transactions. He is also co-head of the newly formed fintech practice group of the firm and advises clients in connection with the issuance of cryptocurrencies and other forms of tokens.

In recent years, he has regularly advised financial institutions and regulatory bodies in connection with internal investigations on cross-border issues. In particular, he has assisted clients in numerous proceedings initiated by the US Department of Justice, the New York Department of Financial Services and other US and European authorities.

Eric Stupp is a regular speaker at expert conferences addressing these matters. He was a member of Bär & Karrer's management committee for eight years. He is the vice-chairman of the board of directors of Goldman Sachs Bank AG, Zurich and a member of the boards of other financial and non-profit institutions.
Bär & Karrer is a renowned Swiss law firm with more than 170 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug. Its core business is advising clients on innovative and complex transactions and representing them in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. The firm's clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals in Switzerland and around the world.
Bär & Karrer has been repeatedly awarded Switzerland's "Law Firm of the Year" by the most prestigious international legal ranking agencies.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Eric Stupp is highly distinguished for his expertise in handling investigations focusing on the financial sector. 

Biography

Eric Stupp heads Bär & Karrer's financial services department and co-heads the internal investigation and cross-border proceedings team. He is based in Zurich and has been a partner since 2000.

His practice focuses on advising banks, insurance companies, asset managers and other financial intermediaries on regulatory matters, enforcement proceedings and on M&A transactions. He is also co-head of the newly formed fintech practice group of the firm and advises clients in connection with Blockchain projects.

In recent years, he has regularly advised financial institutions and regulatory bodies in connection with internal investigations on cross-border issues. In particular, he has assisted clients in numerous proceedings initiated by the US Department of Justice, the New York Department of Financial Services and other US and European authorities.

Eric Stupp is a regular speaker at expert conferences addressing these matters. He was a member of Bär & Karrer's management committee for eight years. He is the vice chairman of the board of directors of Goldman Sachs Bank AG, Zurich and a member of the boards of other financial and non-profit institutions. He is further a member of the specialist committee legal and compliance of the Swiss Funds & Asset Management Association (SFAMA) and of the steering committee forum of Financial Institutions Enforcement, USA.

IFLR1000 2016 and Who's Who Legal 2015 list Eric Stupp as one of the leading banking lawyers in Switzerland. Eric Stupp is listed as a leading lawyer in The Legal 500 in the category Hall of Fame. In 2018, the Weizmann Institute of Science awarded Eric Stupp the Doctor of Philosophy honoris causa for his professional achievements and his support of scientific research carried out in the Institute.

Eric Stupp speaks German, English and French.

Bär & Karrer is a renowned Swiss law firm with more than 170 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug. Its core business is advising clients on innovative and complex transactions and representing them in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. The firm's clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals in Switzerland and around the world.

Bär & Karrer has been repeatedly awarded Switzerland's "Law Firm of the Year" by the most prestigious international legal ranking agencies.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Eric Stupp is a corporate finance specialist who ranks highly thanks to his strong understanding of financial regulation.

Biography

Eric Stupp heads Bär & Karrer's financial services department and co-heads the internal investigation and cross-border proceedings team. He is based in Zurich and has been a partner since 2000.

His practice focuses on advising banks, insurance companies, asset managers and other financial intermediaries on regulatory matters, enforcement proceedings and on M&A transactions. He is also co-head of the newly formed fintech practice group of the firm and advises clients in connection with Blockchain projects.

In recent years, he has regularly advised financial institutions and regulatory bodies in connection with internal investigations on cross-border issues. In particular, he has assisted clients in numerous proceedings initiated by the US Department of Justice, the New York Department of Financial Services and other US and European authorities.

Eric Stupp is a regular speaker at expert conferences addressing these matters. He was a member of Bär & Karrer's management committee for eight years. He is the vice-chairman of the board of directors of Goldman Sachs Bank AG, Zurich and a member of the boards of other financial and non-profit institutions. He is further a member of the specialist committee legal and compliance of the Swiss Funds & Asset Management Association (SFAMA) and of the steering committee forum of Financial Institutions Enforcement, USA.

IFLR1000 2016 and Who's Who Legal 2015 list Eric Stupp as one of the leading banking lawyers in Switzerland. Eric Stupp is listed as a leading lawyer in The Legal 500 in the category Hall of Fame. In 2018, the Weizmann Institute of Science awarded Eric Stupp the Doctor of Philosophy honoris causa for his professional achievements and his support of scientific research carried out in the Institute.

Eric Stupp speaks German, English and French.

Bär & Karrer is a renowned Swiss law firm with more than 170 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug. Its core business is advising clients on innovative and complex transactions and representing them in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. The firm's clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals in Switzerland and around the world.

Bär & Karrer has been repeatedly awarded Switzerland's "Law Firm of the Year" by the most prestigious international legal ranking agencies.

National Leader

Switzerland - Banking 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Eric Stupp is highlighted for his first-class banking and corporate finance practice, and is much respected among peers who note, “He is great on the regulatory side.”

Biography

Eric Stupp heads Bär & Karrer's financial services department and co-heads the internal investigation and cross-border proceedings team. He is based in Zurich and has been a partner since 2000.

His practice focuses on advising banks, insurance companies, asset managers and other financial intermediaries on regulatory matters, enforcement proceedings and on M&A transactions. He is also co-head of the newly formed fintech practice group of the firm and advises clients in connection with Blockchain projects.

In recent years, he has regularly advised financial institutions and regulatory bodies in connection with internal investigations on cross-border issues. In particular, he has assisted clients in numerous proceedings initiated by the US Department of Justice, the New York Department of Financial Services and other US and European authorities.

Eric Stupp is a regular speaker at expert conferences addressing these matters. He was a member of Bär & Karrer's management committee for eight years. He is the vice-chairman of the board of directors of Goldman Sachs Bank AG, Zurich and a member of the boards of other financial and non-profit institutions. He is further a member of the specialist committee legal and compliance of the Swiss Funds & Asset Management Association (SFAMA) and of the steering committee forum of Financial Institutions Enforcement, USA.

IFLR1000 2016 and Who's Who Legal 2015 list Eric Stupp as one of the leading banking lawyers in Switzerland. Eric Stupp is listed as a leading lawyer in The Legal 500 in the category Hall of Fame. In 2018, the Weizmann Institute of Science awarded Eric Stupp the Doctor of Philosophy honoris causa for his professional achievements and his support of scientific research carried out in the Institute.

Eric Stupp speaks German, English and French.

Bär & Karrer is a renowned Swiss law firm with more than 170 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug. Its core business is advising clients on innovative and complex transactions and representing them in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. The firm's clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals in Switzerland and around the world.

Bär & Karrer has been repeatedly awarded Switzerland's "Law Firm of the Year" by the most prestigious international legal ranking agencies.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Eric Stupp is widely recognised as an expert in advising financial institutions in high-value investigations and white-collar crime matters.

Biography

Eric Stupp heads Bär & Karrer's financial services department and co-heads the internal investigation and cross-border proceedings team. He is based in Zurich and has been a partner since 2000.

His practice focuses on advising banks, insurance companies, asset managers and other financial intermediaries on regulatory matters, enforcement proceedings and on M&A transactions. He is also co-head of the newly formed fintech practice group of the firm and advises clients in connection with Blockchain projects.

In recent years, he has regularly advised financial institutions and regulatory bodies in connection with internal investigations on cross-border issues. In particular, he has assisted clients in numerous proceedings initiated by the US Department of Justice, the New York Department of Financial Services and other US and European authorities.

Eric Stupp is a regular speaker at expert conferences addressing these matters. He was a member of Bär & Karrer's management committee for eight years. He is the vice chairman of the board of directors of Goldman Sachs Bank AG, Zurich and a member of the boards of other financial and non-profit institutions. He is further a member of the specialist committee legal and compliance of the Swiss Funds & Asset Management Association (SFAMA) and of the steering committee forum of Financial Institutions Enforcement, USA.

IFLR1000 2016 and Who's Who Legal 2015 list Eric Stupp as one of the leading banking lawyers in Switzerland. Eric Stupp is listed as a leading lawyer in The Legal 500 in the category Hall of Fame. In 2018, the Weizmann Institute of Science awarded Eric Stupp the Doctor of Philosophy honoris causa for his professional achievements and his support of scientific research carried out in the Institute.

Eric Stupp speaks German, English and French.

Bär & Karrer is a renowned Swiss law firm with more than 170 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug. Its core business is advising clients on innovative and complex transactions and representing them in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. The firm's clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals in Switzerland and around the world.

Bär & Karrer has been repeatedly awarded Switzerland's "Law Firm of the Year" by the most prestigious international legal ranking agencies.

Switzerland - Capital Markets

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Eric Stupp is well-known among peers for his strong corporate finance practice, as well as his impressive knowledge of regulatory and transactional matters. 

Biography

Eric Stupp heads Bär & Karrer's financial services department and co-heads the internal investigation and cross-border proceedings team. He is based in Zurich and has been a partner since 2000.

His practice focuses on advising banks, insurance companies, asset managers and other financial intermediaries on regulatory matters, enforcement proceedings and on M&A transactions. He is also co-head of the newly formed fintech practice group of the firm and advises clients in connection with Blockchain projects.

In recent years, he has regularly advised financial institutions and regulatory bodies in connection with internal investigations on cross-border issues. In particular, he has assisted clients in numerous proceedings initiated by the US Department of Justice, the New York Department of Financial Services and other US and European authorities.

Eric Stupp is a regular speaker at expert conferences addressing these matters. He was a member of Bär & Karrer's management committee for eight years. He is the vice-chairman of the board of directors of Goldman Sachs Bank AG, Zurich and a member of the boards of other financial and non-profit institutions. He is further a member of the specialist committee legal and compliance of the Swiss Funds & Asset Management Association (SFAMA) and of the steering committee forum of Financial Institutions Enforcement, USA.

IFLR1000 2016 and Who's Who Legal 2015 list Eric Stupp as one of the leading banking lawyers in Switzerland. Eric Stupp is listed as a leading lawyer in The Legal 500 in the category Hall of Fame. In 2018, the Weizmann Institute of Science awarded Eric Stupp the Doctor of Philosophy honoris causa for his professional achievements and his support of scientific research carried out in the Institute.

Eric Stupp speaks German, English and French.

Bär & Karrer is a renowned Swiss law firm with more than 170 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug. Its core business is advising clients on innovative and complex transactions and representing them in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. The firm's clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals in Switzerland and around the world.

Bär & Karrer has been repeatedly awarded Switzerland's "Law Firm of the Year" by the most prestigious international legal ranking agencies.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Eric Stupp is held in high esteem by peers in the Swiss legal community. His practice focuses on transaction matters and compliance issues.

Biography

Eric Stupp heads Bär & Karrer's financial services department and co-heads the internal investigation and cross-border proceedings team. He is based in Zurich and has been a partner since 2000.

His practice focuses on advising banks, insurance companies, asset managers and other financial intermediaries on regulatory matters, enforcement proceedings and on M&A transactions. He is also co-head of the newly formed fintech practice group of the firm and advises clients in connection with Blockchain projects.

In recent years, he has regularly advised financial institutions and regulatory bodies in connection with internal investigations on cross-border issues. In particular, he has assisted clients in numerous proceedings initiated by the US Department of Justice, the New York Department of Financial Services and other US and European authorities.

Eric Stupp is a regular speaker at expert conferences addressing these matters. He was a member of Bär & Karrer's management committee for eight years. He is the vice-chairman of the board of directors of Goldman Sachs Bank AG, Zurich and a member of the boards of other financial and non-profit institutions. He is further a member of the specialist committee legal and compliance of the Swiss Funds & Asset Management Association (SFAMA) and of the steering committee forum of Financial Institutions Enforcement, USA.

IFLR1000 2016 and Who's Who Legal 2015 list Eric Stupp as one of the leading banking lawyers in Switzerland. Eric Stupp is listed as a leading lawyer in The Legal 500 in the category Hall of Fame. In 2018, the Weizmann Institute of Science awarded Eric Stupp the Doctor of Philosophy honoris causa for his professional achievements and his support of scientific research carried out in the Institute.

Eric Stupp speaks German, English and French.

Bär & Karrer is a renowned Swiss law firm with more than 170 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug. Its core business is advising clients on innovative and complex transactions and representing them in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. The firm's clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals in Switzerland and around the world.

Bär & Karrer has been repeatedly awarded Switzerland's "Law Firm of the Year" by the most prestigious international legal ranking agencies.

Switzerland - Investigations

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Eric Stupp centres his practice on the financial services industry, advising a wide range of institutions and individuals in the financial industry in high-stakes internal investigations and enforcement proceedings.

Biography

Eric Stupp heads Bär & Karrer's financial services department and co-heads the internal investigation and cross-border proceedings team. He is based in Zurich and has been a partner since 2000.

His practice focuses on advising banks, insurance companies, asset managers and other financial intermediaries on regulatory matters, enforcement proceedings and on M&A transactions. He is also co-head of the newly formed fintech practice group of the firm and advises clients in connection with Blockchain projects.

In recent years, he has regularly advised financial institutions and regulatory bodies in connection with internal investigations on cross-border issues. In particular, he has assisted clients in numerous proceedings initiated by the US Department of Justice, the New York Department of Financial Services and other US and European authorities.

Eric Stupp is a regular speaker at expert conferences addressing these matters. He was a member of Bär & Karrer's management committee for eight years. He is the vice-chairman of the board of directors of Goldman Sachs Bank AG, Zurich and a member of the boards of other financial and non-profit institutions. He is further a member of the specialist committee legal and compliance of the Swiss Funds & Asset Management Association (SFAMA) and of the steering committee forum of Financial Institutions Enforcement, USA.

IFLR 1000 2016 and Who's Who Legal 2015 list Eric Stupp as one of the leading banking lawyers in Switzerland. Eric Stupp is listed as a leading lawyer in The Legal 500 in the category Hall of Fame. In 2018, the Weizmann Institute of Science awarded Eric Stupp the Doctor of Philosophy honoris causa for his professional achievements and his support of scientific research carried out in the Institute.

Eric Stupp speaks German, English and French.

Bär & Karrer is a renowned Swiss law firm with more than 170 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug. Its core business is advising clients on innovative and complex transactions and representing them in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. The firm's clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals in Switzerland and around the world.

Bär & Karrer has been repeatedly awarded Switzerland's "Law Firm of the Year" by the most prestigious international legal ranking agencies.

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