Panel discussion

Legal, Tax & Accounting Chapter

Date:April 22, 2024

Panel title

New Ways of Early Stage Biotech Financing and Swiss Capital Protection Regime

Panel summary

Panelists from the formed SBA Legal Tax & Accounting Chapter will share some key points of the Swiss framework conditions and more efficient ways to achieve the goals of biotech com-panies. Active participation of the audience is welcome.
Topics include: Legal and tax chalenges with fundarising using hybrid instruments; intragroup financing and valuation questions of ESOPs

Speaker information


Matthias Staehelin, Lead Partner Life Sciences, VISCHER AG


Dieter Gericke, Head Corporate / M&A, Co-Head Healthcare, Head Corporate / M&A, Co-Head Healthcare, Homburger AG
Frederik Schmachtenberg, Partner EY Life Sciences, Ernst & Young Ltd
Fabienne Limacher, Partner, Tax, Walder Wyss Ltd

Company profile

The Legal, Tax & Accounting Chapter of the Swiss Biotech Association aims to support developing favorable and competitive framework conditions, creating awareness of the biotech industry’s needs and interests with policy makers, and is advocating a competitive legal, tax and accounting system alongside lean and pragmatic regulations.