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Adrian W Kammerer

Adrian W Kammerer

adrian.w.kammerer@nkf.ch

Adrian Kammerer frequently advises institutional clients in the areas of contract, company, employment and commercial law. He also renders advice and support for international and domestic clients in litigation strategies and regulatory proceedings of Swiss regulators against his clients. Adrian is much appreciated for his expertise in the prevention of money laundering, fraud detection and prevention as well as compliance and good corporate governance matters. Furthermore, he is frequently advising (mostly foreign) financiers in aviation finance. Also, Adrian Kammerer has extensive expertise in the organisation and the conduct of major and large-scale internal investigations going back several years and involving various domestic and foreign law firms, auditors and other third-party service providers.

Recent instructions received from clients include the founding and setting up of a Swiss legal entity engaged in compliance consulting services, negotiations with the Financial Market Supervisory Authority regarding compliance of (foreign) financial service providers with the relevant Swiss regulation, the drafting of account opening documentation and of asset management and advisory agreements, support of financial institutions in connection with large-scale internal investigations, monitorship-driven inquiries, litigation before the Swiss Bankers’ Association, customer handling, drafting of AML and Know Your Customer (KYC) policies and procedures as well as assistance of corporates in various employment law-related disputes. Furthermore, Adrian Kammerer recently provided Swiss law-related advice in connection with a number of aircraft sale and lease back transactions involving foreign financiers and lessors.

Adrian Kammerer is a board member of a Zurich-based mid-size group of companies engaged in the IT and electronic supplies industry that was awarded winner of the Prix SCV 2018 in January 2018, which is granted annually by the Swiss Venture Club, an independent, non-for-profit association with the purpose of promotion and support of small and medium-sized companies in Switzerland. Furthermore, Adrian Kammerer was elected to the board of the Zurich Bar Association (ZBA) in late 2016 and has acted as a board member of the ZBA since January 2017.