Peter Ackermann

Legal Counsel, LL.M.

Profile

Peter Ackermann joined MME in 2016 as Off-Counsel. Since 2015 he is Global General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of a Zurich based international Asset Manager, one of the market leaders in profit oriented Development Finance. Before, he acted for 20 years as partner in a medium-sized corporate law firm in Zurich. Based on his long-standing activity as corporate lawyer with his focus areas in corporate law, financial supervisory law as well as contract law, Peter Ackermann shows a broad experience and disposes of profound knowledge in respect of cross-border transactions and projects. His practical experience is completed with his long-lived activity in various managing and supervisory bodies (such as board of directors, board of foundations).

Business activities

  • Compliance
  • Financial Supervisory Law
  • Financial Marktes
  • Development Finance
  • Microfinance
  • Infrastructure projects
  • Banking law

Education

1990
University of New York (LL.M.)
1987
Admitted to the Bar (Attorney-at-law and Notary of the Canton of Solothurn)
1986
University of Berne (lic. iur.)

Languages

  • German
  • French
  • English

Practical Experience

seit 2016
Legal Counsel at MME
seit 2015
Global General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, responsAbility Investments AG Zürich
1996-2014
Founding partner in a medium-sized corporate law firm in Zurich
1991-1996
Partner in a large corporate law firm in Zurich
1990-1991
Foreign Associate, Sullivan & Cromwell, New York and Paris
1985-1989
Attorney in a large corporate law firm in Zurich

Memberships

  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • SEC Regulated Investment Advisor Association (SRIAA)
  • Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN)
  • Center for International Legal Studies (CILS)