Olivier Cavadini, Partner
Olivier is a corporate lawyer and advises public and privately owned companies on all aspects of corporate transactions, including mergers & acquisitions, takeovers, joint ventures, financing and general commercial advice.
Olivier is a corporate lawyer and advises public and privately owned companies on all aspects of corporate transactions, including mergers & acquisitions, takeovers, joint ventures, financing and general commercial advice. Olivier also frequently assists clients, such as external asset managers as well as banks, in their relationships with authorities, and in particular with self-regulatory bodies and the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA).
Olivier is admitted to practise in Switzerland.
ODA (Geneva Bar Association)
FSA (Swiss Bar Association )
SATC (The Swiss Association of Trust Companies)
AGDA (Geneva Business Law Association)
- Advising a bank with the sale of its collective investment scheme management activities (asset deal)
- Assisting a trust services company in a cross-border merger
Charles Russell Speechlys advises the founders of Compandben on the sale of the business to TopSource Worldwide
Compandben is one of the longest established international providers of employment solutions.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Duke Royalty on royalty financing agreement with Fairmed Healthcare AG
Duke Royalty is the leading provider of royalty finance to companies in the UK and Europe.
Equal pay: Swiss Parliament sets new obligations for companies
In 2016, the Federal Statistical Office found that the payslips of women were on average CHF 1,455 less per month than those of men.
Swiss Annual General Meetings in the COVID-19 crisis: Q&A
Olivier Cavadini and Laure Cordt-Møller in Geneva consider key questions for companies on how to approach AGMs during the COVID-19 crisis.
What are the legal implications of the Swiss Federal Council’s COVID-19 measures on employees and independent workers?
Our Team in Switzerland set out an overview of the rights available to companies, employees and the self-employed in terms of remuneration.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises David Lloyd Leisure on its acquisition of the Geneva Country Club
David Lloyd Leisure is Europe’s leading health, sport and leisure group.
The (almost) End of Bearer Shares in Switzerland
The Federal Law on the Implementation of the Recommendations of the World Forum will enter into force on 1 November 2019.
Grégoire Uldry and Olivier Cavadini quoted on the scope for cryptocurrency in football in Le Temps
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the revised Swiss Data Protection Act (DPA)
GDPR will come into force on 25 May 2018 and will introduce new obligations to trustees based in Switzerland.