Dr. Luka Müller

Legal Partner, LL.M., Dipl. Swiss Fund Officer FA/IAF


Dr. Luka Müller-Studer, one of the three founding partners of MME, provides assistance to companies in the technology and financial sectors with a focus on blockchain technology. He concentrates his work on technology, financing acquisition and restructuring cases. Luka Müller is an expert on complex compliance cases in the areas of regulatory compliance, anti-money laundering, anti-corruption and judicial assistance and advisor of large compliance organisations. 

Business activities

  • International and Swiss Contract, Business and Corporate Law
  • Regulatory Compliance and Money Laundering Control and Anti-Corruption (with a specialisation in digital finance, online transactions, payment systems)
  • Gaming Law
  • International Judicial Assistance


Dipl. Swiss Fund Officer FA/IAF  
London School of Economics and Political Science, London (LL.M.) 
Admitted to the Bar  
University of Zurich and Basel (Dr. iur.)


  • German
  • English
  • French

Further Engagements

  • Board Memberships of industry and holding companies
  • Member of the specialised unit of SRO SCV
  • Member of the disciplinary committee of the self regulating organisation of the Swiss Bar and Swiss Notary Association (SRO SAV/SNV)
  • Member of the Digital Finance Association (DFCA)

Teaching Assignments

  • Lecturer at the Institute of Financial Services Zug (IFZ)


  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Zug Bar Association (ZGAV)
  • International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL)


The Legal 500 (www.legal500.com)

Leading Individual 2020 for FinTech

MME Legal | Tax | Compliance's lawyers are 'professional, knowledgeable, and well co-ordinated' and provide a 'timely delivery' of fintech-related services. The practice assisted global bitcoin provider Xapo Holding with its Swiss operation and all Finma negotiations, and founded Daura AG alongside Swisscom – the first digital Swiss share register using blockchain. Thomas Linder and Andreas Glarner are 'exceptionally good' and founding partner and crypto-finance expert Luka Müller is routinely involved in asset regulation, developing DLT protocols and the set-up of peer-to-peer lending platforms. Senior associate Michael Kunz is another name of note; Michèle Landtwing Leupi made partner in January 2019.


Recommended lawyer 2019 for TMT

MME – Legal | Tax | Compliance impresses with its 'good all-round knowledge of data and IT issues, with particular expertise in blockchain'. The team also provides assistance with IT outsourcing, distribution, transactions and medical technology, as well as regulatory matters, data protection and telecoms law. Key name Martin Eckert represents a Swiss bank in a court case pertaining to a licensing issue, while Luka Müller, Thomas Linder and Andreas Glarner are instructed by numerous clients to assist with the set-up of ICO structures.


Recommended lawyer 2018 for TMT

MME Legal | Tax | Compliance’s ‘professional and very good’ practice is ‘highly service-oriented and an absolute specialist in the TMT sector’. The group is particularly well versed in IT matters, including advice on crypto finance, data protection and outsourcing to banks and companies. Recent work includes representing one of the top four banks in Switzerland in a software license court case and advising Ethereum Foundation on the structuring and implementation of a crowd-funded cryptocurrency development. ‘Outstanding and target-oriented IT lawyer’ Martin Eckert ‘listens to the client’s needs first before giving advice’ and ‘does not hesitate to give recommendations regarding risk-based approaches’. Luka Müller, Andreas Glarner and Thomas Linder are the key contacts for fintech matters.



Dr. Luka Müller
Legal Partner

T +41 41 726 99 66


Prena Tuci

T +41 44 254 99 81


  • Blockchain | DLT | FinTech

    Anti-Money Laundering

    Banking | Financial Market

    Regulatory Compliance

    Restructuring | Insolvency

    Company Law

    Stellungnahme zur Vernehmlassung zu den DLT-Gesetzesänderungen 2019


  • Blockchain | DLT | FinTech

    Digital Economy

    Contract Law

    VAT | Customs

    Regulatory Compliance

    Die Rechtswirkung algorithmisch abgewickelter DLT-Transaktionen weblaw / Jusletter 2018


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