Recent Developments in Private International Law

Nicolas Béguin was invited on February 1st, 2022 by the Geneva Bar Association to discuss recent case law on private international law, in particular the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in a post-Brexit context as well as the latest developments on forum running. The presentation (in French) may be downloaded here.

Our Partner Nicolas Béguin releases a bulletin on the website of the Geneva Centre for Banking and Financial Law adressing a recent decision of the Swiss Supreme Court relating to a prospectus liability proceeding. This bulletin (in French) is available here.

Gregory Clerc specialise in tax law. He advises and represents domestic and international clients in the fields of personal and corporate taxation, trusts and tax litigation. 


Gregory Clerc has developed a strong expertise in areas relating to the taxation of individuals. He advises private clients on complex tax matters, tax and estate planning, the acquisition and disposal of companies, and real estate transactions. He is also active in the field of philanthropy and advises on the creation of foundations and charities. He has  recognized experience in block chain and advises clients in the context of fundraisings and the tax implications of holding crypto-assets. After graduating from the Universities of Geneva (Bachelor of Laws) and Zurich (Master of Laws), Gregory Clerc completed an LL.M. in taxation at the University of Geneva. He served in top tier law firms both in Geneva and Zurich in the field of tax and corporate law. Gregory Clerc is a speaker at conferences and publishes in his areas of expertise.

We are pleased to announce the publication of the book "Financial Instruments: Legal and Tax Aspects", written by our partners Prof. Alexandre Richa and Nicolas Béguin, co-authors with Joseph Merhai.

This book describes and explains in detail the legal and tax aspects of financial instruments. It supports practitioners in understanding these instruments, including from an economic perspective, as well as in deepening their knowledge of them.