Claude Humbel


About Claude

After graduating in law from the Universities of Zurich (MLaw) and Berkeley (LL.M., ’15), Claude earned his PhD in financial law on „The Regulation of Pre- and Post-Trade-Transparency in the European Union and in Switzerland“ from the University of Zurich, which won the annual award for the best PhD in the faculty of law. Claude has worked for a renowned Swiss law firm and at an Appellate Court before returning to the University of Zurich as a postdoctoral researcher, where he now holds a position of Lecturer in Private and in Corporate/Commercial law. His research is focused on the regulation of modern financial markets and the challenges they meet, e.g., in the fields of digitalization, decentralization, governance, and sustainability. For many years, Claude has furthermore worked in the field of the law of Non-Profit-Organizations, including their compliance and the aspects related to the interaction with financial institutions. He is currently co-authoring a book on the topic. He publishes in several prestigious national and international law reviews in German, Italian, English, and French. Further, he regularly speaks at international law conferences.

Areas of Practice

  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Law
  • Non-Profit Law