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Capital markets

Peter Isler uses his broad legal experience in various areas of law, in particular corporate and banking law, domestic and transnational M&A transactions, takeovers and financial transactions as well as arbitration. He has been named "outstanding" and "one of the best lawyers in the country" by Chambers and other directories.

  • Since 2009 he has been acting as Swiss legal adviser to the Compensation Committee of Swiss Re.
  • From 1993 until 2012 he was a member of the Board of Directors of Bank Leu respectively Clariden Leu AG, the oldest bank in Switzerland.
  • From 2004 to 2016 he was a member of the Board of Directors of Clariant AG, a Swiss listed corporation.
  • He acted recently as Chairman of the Arbitral Tribunal which had to decide complex legal issues of a Swiss joint venture between two major industrial companies.

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • M&A

  • Banking
  • Financial services
  • Insurance
  • Real estate

  • Switzerland

  • Zurich Bar Association 
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • International Bar Association (IBA)

  • Admitted to the Bar (Rechtsanwalt) (1977)
  • LL.M., Harvard Law School (1974)
  • Dr. iur. (summa cum laude), University of Zurich School of Law (1974)