Chambers Global

“In addition to her technical skills, she has an excellent capacity for communicating the important aspects of a matter to the client honestly, clearly and precisely”

Who's Who Legal

“wonderful”

Who's Who Legal

“phenomenal technical abilities”

Who's Who Legal

“gifted handling of complicated procedures”

Chambers Global 2018

“outstanding expertise in all matters related to Swiss-regulated fund management.”

Caroline Clemetson is a Partner in the Banking and Finance Department in Geneva and in Zurich and a member of the firm's Management Committee. She heads the Investment Management Practice of the firm and her focus is on banking and finance law.

Experience

  • Focus in banking and finance law, in particular financial services and financial regulation, asset management, collective investment schemes and other investment products, distribution of financial products, derivatives, trade finance, pension funds as well as insurance and insurance brokerage regulation
  • Very experienced in corporate and transactional matters

Career

Professional Experience
2019
Member of the Management Committee of Schellenberg Wittmer
2014
Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer
2006-2014
Head of the Investment Products and Distribution Department within the Markets Division of the Swiss Financial Markets Supervisory Authority (FINMA)
2001-2005
Associate in a Geneva business law firm
Education and Admission
2006
LL.M., Columbia University
2003
Bar Admission in Switzerland
2001
lic. iur., Universities of Lausanne and Zurich
Additional Professional Activities
  • Authorized representative at the SIX Swiss Exchange
  • Member of the Specialist Committee Legal & Compliance of the Swiss Funds and Asset Management Association (SFAMA)
  • Secretary to the Executive Board of the Swiss Trading & Shipping Association (STSA)
 

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