Banking & Capital Market Law

We understand financial markets and FinTech
and act in the best interest of startups

One focus of our well-founded practice is the area of regulation and banking supervision. We are delighted to apply our comprehensive know-how in all aspects of banking law in connection with the blockchain or similar technologies in a targeted manner.

We also provide legal assistance to financial intermediaries in their offering and distribution of securities in Liechtenstein and the EEA. The same applies to the structuring of funds, advise on the preparation of prospectuses and other aspects of securities supervision and capital market law. Our clients benefit from the profound expertise of our highly skilled team and tailor-made services and solutions.

Another area of expertise is the support of our clients in the structuring and restructuring of financings. In particular, we advise in the area of acquisition and project financing, private equity, venture capital and mezzanine financing, but also in the area of restructuring financing.

Thomas Nägele Included in Chambers 2019 Global Rankings

We are proud to announce that the 2019 edition of the Chambers Practice Guide has been published, ranking our founding Partner, Thomas Nägele, as an “Up and Coming” lawyer in their Global Rankings.


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Coding Smart Contracts Over Lunch

Generally, as rumor has it, attorneys are not supposed to be the techies among us; but here at Nägele, we aim to have the best of both worlds.

On Wednesday, both Nägele partners and three legal associates took part in a lunch workshop learning how to code smart contracts. The practice smart contract in question? Creation of the “Naegele Token,” or NGL.

Normalerweise sind Anwälte nicht unbedingt Technik-Spezialisten. Unser Ziel bei Nägele Rechtsanwälte ist es jedoch, das Beste aus beiden Welten zu kombinieren.

Am Mittwoch nahmen die Partner von Nägele sowie drei juristische Mitarbeiter an einem Workshop teil, um zu lernen wie man «Smart Contracts» programmiert. Ziel des programmierten «Smart Contracts» war es den «Nägele Token», oder kurz NGL zu erstellen.


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ESMA Issues Report on ICOs and Crypto-Assets

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a report in January concerning advice on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and Crypto-Assets in general. The report includes information concerning regulatory implications for when a crypto-asset is qualified as a financial instrument and gaps or issues in consideration for EU policy makers.

Die Europäische Wertpapieraufsichtsbehörde (European Securities and Markets Authority; ESMA) hat im Januar einen Bericht über die Beratung zu Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) und Crypto-Assets im Allgemeinen veröffentlicht. Der Bericht informiert über die regulatorischen Auswirkungen, wenn ein Krypto-Asset als Finanzinstrument qualifiziert wird und diesbezügliche Lücken oder Probleme, die für die politischen Entscheidungsträger der EU von Bedeutung sind.

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