Profile

Martin Schaub’s practice focuses on financial markets supervisory law, anti-money laundering law, banking law in general and internal and supervisory investigations. He also regularly advises financial industry clients on secrecy, blocking and data protection statutes and economic sanctions and assists them in legal and administrative assistance proceedings.

Experience

Martin Schaub has assisted financial institutions and their senior management in FINMA investigations and enforcement proceedings, as well as in subsequent court appeals, e.g. for alleged stock market manipulation or violations of AML requirements.

White-collar crime investigations and related legal and administrative assistance proceedings are another area of experience. In this context, Martin Schaub has also organized and supervised complex internal investigations involving the analysis of financial transactions, e.g. in the areas of market making and derivatives hedging.

2011 Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg, Visiting Researcher
2010 Harvard Law School, Visiting Researcher
2010 World Trade Institute, Berne, Visiting Researcher
2009 University of Zurich, Dr. iur.
2007 University of Cambridge, Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, Visiting Fellow
2002 University of Zurich, lic. iur.
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  • SVIR/SSDI Swiss Society for International Law
  • International Law Association, Swiss Branch
2022 Counsel, Niederer Kraft Frey
2018 Senior Associate, Niederer Kraft Frey
2014 Associate, Niederer Kraft Frey
2012 Junior Associate, Niederer Kraft Frey
2003 Assistant for Swiss Constitutional and Public International Law at University of Zurich

German

English

French

Firm News

04.07.2022

NKF appoints two new counsels as of 1 July 2022

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Publications

19.07.2022

LexGTDT: Financial Services M&A: Switzerland, 2022

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02.06.2022

Markus Husmann: Recht aus den Fugen. Ein Beitrag zum Wesen der «Bewilligung nach Artikel 271 des Stra…

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01.05.2020

Intransparentere FINMA-Praxis

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