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National Leader

Switzerland - Banking 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Stefan Kramer is a top-notch lawyer with “expert knowledge of the regulatory and legal framework” and an “effective client-oriented approach”.


Stefan Kramer is a partner in Homburger's banking and finance and capital markets teams. He regularly advises on asset-based financings (covered bonds and securitisations), banking regulation (including regulatory capital transactions) and derivatives markets regulations. Other areas of work include insolvency law and financial markets infrastructures.

Stefan Kramer advises banks and other financial service providers on all regulatory matters, including banking and financial services regulations and derivatives markets regulations. He is also head of Homburger's restructuring and insolvency team and regularly works on insolvency-related matters, including recovery and resolution planning and cross-border recognition of insolvency measures.

Stefan Kramer regularly works on regulatory capital transactions and gone-concern capital instruments. He was involved in the structuring and implementation of innovative asset-based financings, including the first Swiss-law governed covered bond programme by a Swiss G-SIB, as well as domestic and cross-border true sale transactions.

He is a member of a group of experts advising the Swiss government on the new Swiss legislation concerning the issuance and trading of securities and other financial instruments based on distributed ledger technology (DLT). In addition, he regularly publishes on banking and financial market matters, and is an editor of the Commentary on the Swiss Banking Act and the Commentary on the Swiss Financial Market Infrastructure Act.

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