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Practice areas:

Capital markets
Financial services regulatory

René Bösch is a partner in the Banking and Finance and Capital Markets teams. An expert in capital market transactions and financial markets regulation, he is particularly focused on debt capital market transactions and the structuring of equity-linked and regulatory capital instruments. He also specializes in advising clients on banking law and financial services regulation, with a focus on recovery and resolution planning.

  • Advised Credit Suisse in the CHF 4 bn share capital increase, 2017;
  • Advised UBS in the CHF 1.65 bn convertible bond by Sika, 2018;
  • Advised Credit Suisse in the issuance of a total USD 3.8 bn AT1 instruments, 2018;
  • Advised Credit Suisse in the establishment of its new Swiss universal bank, 2014 – 2017.

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory

  • Banking
  • Financial services
  • Government and public policy
  • Insurance
  • Investment management

  • At all Swiss courts

  • Zurich and Swiss Bar Association
  • International Bar Association (former member of the LPD Council and past co-chair of the Securities Law Committee and of the Capital Markets Forum)
  • Member of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the IIF Crossborder Resolution Working Group

  • Zurich/Swiss Bar Admission (1990)
  • Dr. iur., University of Zurich, (1987)
  • LL.M., University of Chicago, (1991)