Peter Honegger specialises in banking and finance, mergers & acquisitions as well as related litigation and proceedings before regulatory agencies and courts. Peter has a particularly longstanding practice advising companies on US-style discovery, Swiss secrecy laws and the taking of evidence located in Switzerland for use in US proceedings.


Peter’s clients include worldwide market leaders in wealth management, luxury cars and information technology.

His particular areas of focus are transnational litigation and arbitration, U.S. and other foreign government investigations targeting Swiss companies and individuals, cartel investigations and disputes, financial market enforcement and other regulatory proceedings initiated by FINMA, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority or other authorities. His litigation practice encompasses various types of complex litigation, including securities, post-mergers & acquisitions, insurance and other commercial litigation. He has significant expertise in cybersecurity and cybercrime and in judicial assistance in civil and criminal matters.

Peter advises various global players on anti-corruption compliance and financial market compliance.

  • Swiss and Zurich Bar Association
  • IBA International Bar Association
  • ABA American Bar Association, Associate
  • Swiss-American Society
  • ASA Swiss Arbitration Association

Market Perception

  • The 'exceptional' Peter Honegger combines his 'quick understanding' with his advanced technical analytical skills in investigations work. 

    Who's Who Legal 2020
  • Peter Honegger is 'highly experienced, in particular in connection with cross-country issues.'

    Chambers Global 2020
  • Peter Honegger is a 'highly reputable expert in cross-border issues, in particular with respect to US matters.'

    Chambers Global 2018
  • Peter Honegger is an expert in M&A and banking disputes. Clients report that 'Peter is the go-to guy if you have an important and complex dispute. His knowledge and experience in banking-related disputes and his understanding of the banking business is truly extraordinary.'

    Chambers Global 2017
  • I consider him one of the best I have met in this field (Banking).

    Client Choice 2015

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