Dr. Olivier Favre
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Olivier Favre is a Partner in Schellenberg Wittmer's Banking and Finance group. Olivier focuses on derivatives, structured finance and capital markets transactions, and advises clients on financial services, securities, commodities, fund, insurance and reinsurance regulation. He also advises clients on financing and capital markets transactions and on legal fintech solutions.
Olivier recently advised on the implementation of fallback clauses for derivatives contracts referencing LIBOR benchmarks and on documentation to exchange initial margin for uncleared OTC derivatives transactions. Olivier recently prepared the netting opinion published by the ISDA for international financial institutions set up in Switzerland.
Olivier obtained a doctorate in law from the University of Zurich (Dr. iur, 2003) and is a graduate of Harvard Law School (LL.M., 2004).