René Bösch

Partner

René Bösch is a partner in both the Banking and Finance and the Capital Markets teams. An expert in capital market transactions and financial markets regulation, he is particularly focused on debt capital market transactions and the structuring of equity-linked and regulatory capital instruments. He also specializes in advising clients on banking law and financial services regulation, including recovery and resolution planning.

René Bösch regularly advises Swiss and international financial institutions with respect to financing transactions and regulatory matters. In addition, he is experienced in assisting clients with internal investigations and representing them before Swiss authorities.


Over the years, René Bösch has been and still is consistently ranked top tier by leading law directories with respect to his expertise. In 2018, he was awarded "Capital Markets Lawyer of the Year" by Who's Who Legal for the second time and was named "absolutely top in Swiss debt capital markets" (Chambers Europe 2018) and "the foremost banking practitioner in the EMEA region" (Who's Who Legal 2018).


René Bösch regularly publishes and lectures on banking and financial market matters and is a member of the editorial board of CapLaw, an electronic newsletter on Swiss capital markets law. In 2018, he was appointed as a market expert to the P.R.I.M.E. Finance Panel of Experts. He was a member of the Council of the Legal Practice Division of the International Bar Association and is a former co-chair of the Securities Law Committee and the Capital Markets Forum. He is a lecturer in the LL.M. International Business Law Programme of the University of Zurich and a member of the Cross-Border Resolution Working Group of the Institute of International Finance.


René Bösch received his PhD from the University of Zurich in 1987 and holds a Master of Law degree (LL.M.) from the University of Chicago Law School. He is registered in the Bar Register of the Canton of Zurich and is an Authorized Issuers' Representative at the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Career
  • 2005 Head of Financial Services practice team (until 2015)
  • 1998 Partner at Homburger
  • 1991 Foreign Associate at Sullivan & Cromwell, New York
  • 1991 University of Chicago (LL.M.)
  • 1989 Associate at Homburger
  • 1988 Junior Associate at Homburger
  • 1987 University of Zurich (Dr. iur.)
  • 1984 Research assistant to Prof. Meier-Hayoz at the University of Zurich
Languages
German, English
Bar registration
At all Swiss courts
Address
Prime Tower
Hardstrasse 201
CH-8005 Zurich
P+41 43 222 15 40
F+41 43 222 15 00

René Bösch is a partner in both the Banking and Finance and the Capital Markets teams. An expert in capital market transactions and financial markets regulation, he is particularly focused on debt capital market transactions and the structuring of equity-linked and regulatory capital instruments. He also specializes in advising clients on banking law and financial services regulation, including recovery and resolution planning.

Career
  • 2005 Head of Financial Services practice team (until 2015)
  • 1998 Partner at Homburger
  • 1991 Foreign Associate at Sullivan & Cromwell, New York
  • 1991 University of Chicago (LL.M.)
  • 1989 Associate at Homburger
  • 1987 University of Zurich (Dr. iur.)
Languages
German, English
Bar registration
At all Swiss courts
P+41 43 222 15 40
F+41 43 222 15 00
Address
Prime Tower
Hardstrasse 201
CH-8005 Zurich