Dr Till Spillmann

Till Spillmann

Lawyer biography

Work Department
Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Banking & Finance

Till Spillmann specializes in large and complex international and domestic private and public M&A, capital markets and corporate finance transactions. In addition, he advises on corporate governance and other corporate and commercial law matters.

Trainee at a major Swiss law firm (2004). Associate at a major Swiss law firm (2006). Secondment to a Magic Circle law firm in London (2007). Partner at a major Swiss law firm (2013). Managing Partner at a major Swiss law firm (2014). Niederer Kraft Frey, Partner (2018-).

German, English

University of Zurich, lic. iur. (2002). University of Zurich, PhD / Dr. iur. (2004). Admitted to the Bar (2006).


Capital Markets

Bond issuers will retain quick access to Swiss debt capital market under new regime
Switzerland | 22 October 2019

As part of its effort to meet EU-equivalent standards, Switzerland is in the process of implementing a comprehensive reform package which will fundamentally change the Swiss financial market regulatory framework and introduce the country's first harmonised and coherent prospectus regulation. The new regime will ensure that bond issuers will continue to have efficient and quick access to the Swiss debt capital market – one of the legislature's key goals.

Non-public offerings in Switzerland – an endangered species?
Switzerland | 14 May 2019

If everything goes according to plan, on 1 January 2020 Switzerland will have successfully overhauled its financial market legislation with the entry into force of the Financial Services Act and the Financial Institutions Act. An important element of the overhaul is the introduction of a new comprehensive and harmonised prospectus regime. However, the question remains as to whether non-public offerings as a species will survive in Switzerland.

New Swiss prospectus regime in the making
Switzerland | 15 May 2018

As part of Switzerland's efforts to meet EU equivalence requirements, the Swiss legislature is working on a new federal Financial Services Act. Under the act, which may enter into force as early as mid-2019, a comprehensive and harmonised prospectus regime will be introduced and will be applicable to all public offerings of financial instruments and all securities admitted to trading on a trading platform in Switzerland.