Legal Counsel
Attorney at Law

Daniel Haymann

Seeing and seizing new opportunities: the specialist in venture capital and financing transactions.

Valentina Lakna
+41 44 254 99 66


Daniel Haymann specialises in corporate and commercial law. Thanks to his extensive business experience, he has a good sense for new markets and understands the requirements for market launch and scale-up strategies. As an interdisciplinary and hands-on advisor, his focus is on investments, venture capital and financing transactions as well as regulatory issues in the healthcare and consumer goods sectors.

He has been advising investors, start-ups, and vertically integrated companies along the value chain, including on regulatory matters relating to THC, CBD and other cannabinoids and psychedelic compounds, on GMP and GDP standards, foodstuff and cosmetics regulations as well as authorization procedures before Swissmedic, the Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products.

Daniel is the co-founder and co-chair of the European offshoot of the International Cannabis Bar Association (INCBA Europe). In addition, as a dual Swiss-Israeli citizen, he focuses on supporting clients with ties to Israel and strengthening the corresponding business relationships and heads the MME Israel Desk

Prior to his career as a lawyer, Daniel spent over 10 years as a commodities trader for multinational corporations in senior management positions.


2011 - 2013 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HKUST (MBA)
2004 University of Zurich (lic. iur.)


German, English, French, Spanish, Hebrew

Work Experience

since 2023 Legal Counsel at MME
2019 - 2023 Lawyer in a leading law firm in Zurich
2019 Admission to the bar
2014 - 2017 Management positions in industry (mixed holding company and oil trading)
2007 - 2014 Management positions in leading commodity trading companies in Baar, Singapore and Hong Kong


  • Chambers Thought Leader 2022


  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • International Cannabis Bar Association (Co-Chair of INCBA Europe)
  • European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA)