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Areas of practice

Banking and Finance

Personal Information

Bar Admission: Switzerland 2011
Office: Geneva
Languages: French, German, English

Contact

Joane Etienne
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
15bis, rue des Alpes / P.O. Box 2088
1211 Geneva 1 / Switzerland

D +41 44 215 3689
T +41 44 215 5252
F +41 44 215 5200

Joane Etienne

Senior Associate

Contact

Joane Etienne
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
15bis, rue des Alpes / P.O. Box 2088
1211 Geneva 1 / Switzerland

D +41 44 215 3689
T +41 44 215 5252
F +41 44 215 5200

Joane Etienne is a senior associate in our Banking and Finance Group in Geneva and Zurich. Her main areas of practice include asset management and collective investment schemes, financial market regulations, anti-money laundering, sustainable finance and corporate law.

Joane Etienne studied law at the Universities of Lausanne, Zurich (BLaw) and Lucerne (MLaw). She then worked in one of the leading law firms in Switzerland where her practice focus was on tax, contract and corporate law.

After her admission to the bar in 2011, she joined the Financial Market Supervision Authority FINMA in Berne where she worked for three years in the Market Division and participated in the Legal & Compliance Program. She gained extensive experience in the areas of asset management and collective investment schemes, anti-money laundering and supervision of the financial market infrastructures. She then worked as Head Legal & Compliance for a regulated asset manager active mostly in the field of impact investing.

She joined our firm in 2016.