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LezziLegal

LezziLegal is a boutique law firm specialising in data protection, fintech and regulatory.

About me

Dr. iur. Lukas Lezzi

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Curriculum vitae

Lukas Lezzi studied at the University of Zurich. He received his doctorate with his thesis on “Regulation and Supervision of Collective Investment Schemes for Alternative Investments”, which was published in the renowned Swiss Writings on Financial Market Law.

Subsequently, he worked for Schellenberg Wittmer, a top-tier Swiss law firm. During his time at Schellenberg Wittmer, he also gained experience in project planning and management in the banking sector.

Afterwards, Lukas Lezzi was Data Protection Officer at SIX-Group, where he was able to gain extensive and in-depth knowledge in the field of data protection, compliance, and financial market regulation.

At Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep AG, Lukas Lezzi was part of the Banking&Finance team as well as Regulatory/FinTech/DLT. He advised his clients in the areas of financial market, capital market, banking, data protection and collective investment law. He specialized in regulatory advice on innovative business models and obtaining various approvals from FINMA.

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  • Data protection audits
  • Proceedings before data protection authorities
  • Consulting in the area of contract data processing and cloud services
  • Establishment of internal data protection governance
  • Support in the context of data subject rights
  • Internal investigation of data protection violations
  • Data protection guidelines and declarations
  • Advice on international data transfers
  • Support for internal data protection officer
  • External data protection officer
  • Data mapping
  • Data protection training
  • Expert opinions on the data protection assessment of new business models
  • Data protection law consulting for M&A transactions
  • Analysis of business models concerning possible licensing requirements
  • Obtaining non-action-letters from FINMA
  • Obtaining authorizations from FINMA, esp.
    • Asset managers
    • Trustees
    • Securities firms
    • Financial market infrastructures
    • Collective investment schemes
  • Consulting and support for client advisor registration according to FIDLEG
  • Support with FIDLEG compliance, esp.
    • Client documentation
    • Internal processes
  • Advice on AMLA compliance
  • SRO admission applications
  • Advice on the design of internal compliance processes
  • Advice in the area of collective investment schemes, esp.
    • Cross-border distribution
    • Product and institution approvals
  • Conducting internal investigations
  • Analysis of tokens
  • Analysis of decentralized trading systems
  • Support for Initial Coin Offering (ICO)
  • Expert opinions for FinTech business models
  • Obtaining approvals, esp.
    • FinTech licenses
    • Securities houses
    • Payment systems
  • SRO memberships
  • Incorporation of companies
  • Analysis of business models with regard to regulatory requirements
  • General corporate law advice
  • Advice on M&A-transactions
  • Advice on copyright, trademark and labelling law (incl. company and domain law)
  • Registration of trademarks and domain names
  • Preparation and review of license agreements
  • Advice on IT service agreements (esp. cloud and outsourcing agreements)
  • Advice on IT projects (esp. in the field of video games)