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Peter Hsu is a key contact for the practice area of Banking, Insurance & Finance and heads the insurance team of Bär & Karrer. His practice focuses on banking, insurance, financing and capital markets. He advises Swiss and foreign banks, insurers, securities firms, asset managers, insurance brokers and other financial intermediaries as well as fintech and insurtech businesses with regard to M&A, regulatory, corporate law and contract law matters. Moreover, he advises clients on M&A transactions in other sectors.

Peter Hsu has published several books and articles on topics in banking, insurance and capital markets and is regularly invited to speak on these topics.

  • Advised Quaestor Coach on the Acquisition of Swiss Asset Manager Diem Client Partner
  • Advised UBS on the Sale of UBS Swiss Financial Advisers
  • Advised the Insurtech Company Clark on the Integration of the finanzen Group
  • Advised Renaissance Capital on a Note Repackaging of USD 15 Million in Common Shares of Acronis
  • Advised Allianz Suisse on Reinsurance Solution of Legacy Portfolio of Individual Life Products

  • Banking & Insurance
  • M&A/Corporate
  • Capital Markets

  • Insurance
  • Banking
  • Financial Services
  • Automotive

  • All Swiss Courts

  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Swiss Society for Liability and Insurance Law (SGHVR)

  • University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law: LL.M. (2004) 
  • University of Zurich: Dr. iur. (1999) 
  • University of Zurich: lic. iur. (1995)