Andrea Huber | Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

Andrea Huber

Partner
Attorney at law, LL.M.

Feldeggstrasse 4
8008 Zürich
Schweiz
T +41 44 217 92 41
andrea.huber@pestalozzilaw.com

vCard CV (pdf) Publikationsliste (pdf)

Andrea Huber is one of the preeminent financial services regulatory/Fintech experts and well placed with the regulator and industry bodies, with a very good sense about the issues that are important to the regulator.

The Legal 500, 2023

She is one of the smartest and most experienced investment fund lawyers in Zurich.

Chambers & Partners, 2023

She is creative, sees the big picture and is always on top of the details. I trust her judgement and guidance 100%.

Chambers & Partners, 2023

Andrea is a terrific lawyer – she is thorough, meticulous and able to quickly spot issues and propose practical solutions.

IFLR1000, 2023

Very knowledgeable and professional, sees solutions where others see problems, extremely responsive.

IFLR1000, 2023

Andrea is a true expert in her field. She is extremely intelligent, thoughtful, and carefully considered all of our questions with a level of mastery that exceeded our expectations and far surpassed any counsel we have worked with in the past.

IFLR1000, 2023

She has extremely strong technical skills and a razor-sharp mind. Andrea is just a phenomenal lawyer and is good at anticipating what the regulator is looking for.

Chambers & Partners, 2023

Andrea was outstanding in terms of responsiveness, speed, understanding, finding solutions and open-mindedness.

Chambers & Partners, 2023

Her skillset, combined with her personality, makes her very easy to work with. You feel comfortable that the provided advice is well thought through.

Chambers & Partners, 2022

Andrea Huber has an impressive breadth and depth of knowledge in the fintech sector, which she can use to the greatest advantage of her clients.

The Legal 500, 2022

Andrea Huber is a Partner and member of Pestalozzi’s Financial Services Group specialising in banking and regulatory matters, asset management/investment funds, fintech, insurance, internal and regulatory investigations, enforcement proceedings and white-collar crime. She regularly represents clients in proceedings before the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA, the SIX Swiss Exchange and the CDB Supervisory Board (VSB Aufsichtskommission).

Karriere

2020
  • Partner at Pestalozzi
  • Cornell University Graduate School, Executive Women in Leadership
2019
  • Founding partner of law firm for asset managers/fintech companies, Zurich & New York
2017
  • Local partner at major international law firm in Zurich (2017 – 2019)
2008
  • Columbia University School of Law School, New York: LL.M. (2007/2008)
2006
  • Counsel/Senior Associate/Associate at major Swiss Law firm in Zurich (2006 – 2017)
2004
  • Head of Ad hoc Publicity and Reporting Obligations, SIX Swiss Exchange, Zurich
  • Exchange Trader Examination, SIX Swiss Exchange, Zurich
2003
  • Legal Counsel SIX Swiss Exchange, Zurich
  • Bar admission in Switzerland (Zurich)
2000
  • University of Zurich: lic.iur.

Sprachen

German, English

Mitgliedschaften

  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)

Deals and Cases

Pestalozzi advises Alpadis Trust (Switzerland) AG on its FINMA authorization as trustee

27.11.2023

Pestalozzi advises Alpadis Trust (Switzerland) AG on its FINMA authorization as trustee

Pestalozzi advises Trident Trust (Switzerland) AG on its FINMA authorization as trustee

26.04.2023

Pestalozzi advises Trident Trust (Switzerland) AG on its FINMA authorization as trustee

Pestalozzi advises Grimaldi & Partners AG on its authorization by FINMA as portfolio manager

07.02.2022

Pestalozzi advises Grimaldi & Partners AG on its authorization by FINMA as portfolio manager

Publikationen

FINMA Risk Monitor 2023 – identification of nine significant risks relevant for financial service providers

By Andrea Huber: Legal Update, Zurich 2023

The Duty to Register for Client Advisors of Foreign Financial Service Providers

By Andrea Huber, Samir Ainouz: Legal Update, Zurich 2023

Selected innovations regarding the partial ISA revisions (Part 1/3): Tied assets

By Andrea Huber, Markus Winkler: Legal Update, Zurich 2023
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