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Marcel Aellen

Marcel Aellen

Dr. iur.
Attorney-at-Law
Partner
Co-Head Financial Services

Location
Berne

T +41 58 258 16 00
F +41 58 258 16 99
marcel.aellen@bratschi.ch
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Language
German, English, French

Marcel Aellen

Dr. iur.
Attorney-at-Law
Partner
Co-Head Financial Services

Berne
Bratschi Ltd.
Bollwerk 15
P.O. Box
CH-3001 Berne

T +41 58 258 16 00
F +41 58 258 16 99
marcel.aellen@bratschi.ch
German, English, French
 

CV

Dr. Marcel Aellen advises banks and financial intermediaries in matters of regulation and compliance in financial market law. He supports the entities supervised in their contact with the regulators. Dr. Marcel Aellen has extensive experience and specialist knowledge, in particular in the areas of national and international financial market regulation. He worked with the Swiss Federal Banking Commission, from 2009 at FINMA in the legal department and subsequently as Head of Exchange Supervision for almost 25 years. Dr. Marcel Aellen publishes regularly and gives speeches on his specialist areas.

Admitted to the Swiss Bar since 1985.

Professional career

  • Partner at Bratschi Ltd. (since 2015)
  • Independent consultant in financial market regulation (2014)
  • Consultant with KPMG AG in financial services, regulatory services (2011-2014)
  • Exchange and Market Supervision Department of the Swiss Federal Banking Commission / FINMA, Deputy Head; and Head Exchange Supervision (1997-2011)
  • Law firm Leu & Aellen, Berne (1996)
  • Consultant in capital market law with Swiss holdings (1995)
  • Legal Department of the Swiss Federal Banking Commission (1986-1995)

Training

  • Training programme at the UK Treasury (1998)
  • Training programme at the US Securities and Exchange Commission (1997)
  • Several seminars at IDEHAP on EU law (until 1995)
  • Legislation seminars at the University of Fribourg (until 1995)
  • Banking supervisory course at the Bank for International Settlements (1993)
  • Dr. iur., Die Gewähr für eine einwandfreie Geschäftstätigkeit gemäss Art. 3 Abs. 2 lit. c BankG (Prof. Peter Saladin, University of Bern, and Prof. Peter Nobel, University of St. Gallen) (1989)
  • Attorney-at-Law, University of Bern (1985)
  • High School in Berne, Matura Type C (1977)

Other activities

  • Member of the Admission Board of BX Swiss (since 2012)
  • Member of the Board of GCC Wallenried, Vice-President and Vice-Captain (until 2012)
 

Financial Market Law

  • Banking Law
  • Exchange Law
  • Clearing and Settlement
  • Takeover Law
  • Investment Funds Law
  • Market Conduct
  • Financial Services Law
  • Asset Management Law
  • Compliance
  • Risk Management

Supervisory activities

  • Performing administrative and supervisory procedures
  • Overseeing legislation procedures
  • Participating in international committees
  • Supervising exchanges
  • Overseeing clearing and settlement providers
  • Regulating trading in electricity and commodities

Consultant

  • Carrying out projects to implement MiFID and EMIR
  • Conducting various special investigations
  • Implementing US tax programme
  • Holding consultations on the regulatory projects of FinfraG, FIDLEG, FINIG
  • Overseeing risk management at a bank ad interim

 

 

Publications

Publication EMIR / FinfraG - Pflichten für nichtfinanzielle Unternehmen Aellen Marcel: in: eMagazin ACADEMY for Best Execution GmbH 1/2014, S. 10-12

Publication Mifid II: Wirklich kein Filialzwang? Aellen Marcel, in: Finanz und Wirtschaft (FuW) vom 12. April 2014

Publication Widerrechtlicher Kurschnitt oder zulässiger Kursgewinn? Aellen Marcel, in: Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ) vom 5. November 2002

Publication Neue Rahmenbedingungen für Effekthändler Aellen Marcel, in: Finanz und Wirtschaft (FuW) vom 1. Februar 1997 

Publication Mit Meldepflicht und Vermöenssperre gegen Geldwäsche Aellen Marcel, in: Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ) vom 28./29. Dezember 1996

Publication Limitierte Schutzfunktion der Ad-hoc-Publizität Aellen Marcel, in: Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ) vom 24. Oktober 1996

Publication Die Kreditadministration bei Banken Aellen Marcel, in: Der Schweizer Treuhänder 9/1993

Publication Bemerkungen zum Gutachten Rhinow/Bayerdörfer, Rechtsfragen der schweizerischen Bankenaufsicht Aellen Marcel, in: Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht (SZW) 4/1992

Publication Stille Reserven in Bankbilanzen Aellen Marcel, in: Der Schweizer Treuhänder 12/1990

Publication Die Gewähr für eine einwandfreie Geschäftstätigkeit nach Art. 3 Abs. 2 Bst. c BankG Aellen Marcel, Bankwirtschaftliche Forschungen, Diss. Bern 1990

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