Thomas Frick specialises in counselling Swiss and foreign banks and other financial institutions in all kinds of legal and regulatory issues, with a particular focus on regulatory and compliance issues, customer contracts, interbank contracts and syndicated finance. He devotes a substantial amount of time to advising banks, securities traders, asset managers, investment advisers, investment funds and other participants in the financial markets both in Switzerland and abroad in a variety of legal issues involving business activities related to the Swiss market. Recent instructions from clients include the acquisition of Swiss banks, the founding and setting up of Swiss banks, negotiations with the Financial Market Supervisory Authority and with other authorities relevant to market participants in Switzerland and various internal investigation mandates, concerning regulatory, employment and cybercrime issues. Mr Frick is member of the board of directors of Swiss banks and of other prudentially supervised financial market participants. He is a lector in the LLM programme of Zurich University on banking and financial markets law and has published various articles on financial law, in particular securitisation, banking secrecy, securities law and investment fund law and internal investigations.