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Kern Alexander

Of Counsel
Attorney at law, Prof. Dr.

Loewenstrasse 1
8001 Zurich
Switzerland
T +41 44 217 92 54
kern.alexander@pestalozzilaw.com

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Kern Alexander is an Of Counsel to Pestalozzi and member of the Financial Services group. He advises bank boards on regulation, ethics and strategy. He is Professor of International Financial Law and Banking Regulation at the University of Zurich and a lecturer at the University of Cambridge. Kern Alexander is also a founder of the Research Network of Sustainable Finance. He regularly speaks and publishes in his area of expertise.

Career

2022
  • Of Counsel to Pestalozzi
2010
  • Professorial Chair in Law and Finance, University of Zurich (tenured)
2008
  • Professor / Reader of Economics and Law, School of Law & Department of Economics, Queen Mary, University of London, UK (tenured)
2006
  • Senior Research Fellow in International Financial Regulation, Centre of Financial Analysis and Policy, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Lecturer in International Economic Law, Centre of International Studies, University of Cambridge, UK
2003
  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Warwick, UK (tenured)
2001
  • until 2004: Tutor and Supervisor in Economics and Law, Queens’ College, University of Cambridge, UK
  • until 2004: Lecturer in International Economics and Law, Centre of International Studies, University of Cambridge, UK
1998
  • Research Fellow, ESRC Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, UK

Publications

Legal and Comparative Aspects of Swiss Sanctions against Russia

Legal and Comparative Aspects of Swiss Sanctions against Russia

By Kern Alexander, Dora Peric: SNSF Research Project on Financial Sanctions, Zurich, May 2022
Reconciling Lopsided Mandates, Secondary Objectives and the Importance of Sustainability: The Role of the European Central Bank in the Single Supervisory Mechanism

Reconciling Lopsided Mandates, Secondary Objectives and the Importance of Sustainability: The Role of the European Central Bank in the Single Supervisory Mechanism

By Kern Alexander: European Business Law Review, vol 33, no 1, 2022
Commentary on EU Banking Union - Articles 5 and 17 of the Single Supervisory Mechanism Regulation

Commentary on EU Banking Union - Articles 5 and 17 of the Single Supervisory Mechanism Regulation

By Kern Alexander: J-H Binder and M. Knoptik, (Nomos), pp. 77-84 and pp. 242-254, 2022
Global Financial Governance and Banking Regulation: Redesigning Regulation to Promote Stakeholder Interests

Global Financial Governance and Banking Regulation: Redesigning Regulation to Promote Stakeholder Interests

By Kern Alexander: J Pauwellyn, M. Maggeti, T. Buthe, and A. Berman (eds.), Rethinking Participation in Global Governance: Challenges and Reforms in Financial and Health Institutions (Oxford: Oxford University Press), Chapter 5, 2022
Central Banking and Climate Change

Central Banking and Climate Change

By Kern Alexander: P. Fisher (ed.), Making the Financial System Sustainable (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), pp. 49-74, 2021
Financial Inclusion and Banking Regulation: the Role of Proportionality

Financial Inclusion and Banking Regulation: the Role of Proportionality

By Kern Alexander: Journal of Law and Contemporary Problems, Duke University School of Law, Volume 84, Number 1, 2021
Global Financial Governance and Banking Regulation: Redesigning regulation to promote stakeholder interests

Global Financial Governance and Banking Regulation: Redesigning regulation to promote stakeholder interests

By Kern Alexander: A. Berman, T. Büthe, M. Maggetti & J. Pauwelyn (eds.), Rethinking Stakeholder Participation in Global Governance: Challenges and Reforms in Financial and Health Institutions (Oxford University Press) , 2021
Principles of Banking Regulation

Principles of Banking Regulation

By Kern Alexander: Cambridge University Press, 2019
Brexit and Financial Services: Law and Policy

Brexit and Financial Services: Law and Policy

By Kern Alexander, Catherine Barnard, Eilís Ferran, Andrew Lang, Niamh Moloney: Bloomsbury, 2018
The Research Handbook of International Regulation

The Research Handbook of International Regulation

By Kern Alexander, Rahul Dhumale: Co-editor, Edward Elgar, 2012
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