Stephan Meyer

Legal Associate, LL.M.

Profile

Stephan Meyer* advises FinTech clients and specializes in the legal and regulatory implementation of blockchain-projects. After multiple years of working with an insurance company as well as foreign studies in Paris and London he has been a core team member of an interdisciplinary Swiss National Science Foundation research project on the regulation of virtual currencies at ZHAW School of Management and Law. In addition to his work with MME, Stephan is a PhD candidate researching on the private and securities law qualification of crypto tokens at University of Zurich, and a lecturer in blockchain & law at ZHAW School of Engineering.

Business activities

  • Blockchain | DLT | FinTech
  • Digital Economy
  • IT and Intellectual Property
  • Data Protection, Big Data, IT-Compliance 

Education

since 2016
PhD Candidate SNSF in Blockchain & Law | University of Zurich
2016
LL.M. | International Business Law | Queen Mary University of London
2015
MLaw | Major in Business Law | University of Zurich
2013
Summer Program in Chinese Commercial Law | LSE & Peking University
2013
BLaw | University of Zurich

*Stephan Meyer has not yet been admitted to the bar.

Languages

  • German
  • English
  • French

Practical Experience

since 2017
Legal Advisor | MME
since 2018
Lecturer in Blockchain & Law | ZHAW School of Engineering
since 2009
Quartermaster, Captain | Swiss Armed Forces
2016-2018
PhD Candidate SNSF | ZHAW School of Management and Law
2011-2016
Legal Associate & Recovery Specialist with an insurance company
2014
Summer intern in a business law firm in Zurich
2014
Volunteer at District Court of Zurich
2010-2011
Claims Adjuster Property & Liability with an insurance company

Teaching Assignments

  • CAS Big Data Analytics, Blockchain and Distributed Ledgers | ZHAW School of Engineering
  • BSc in Business Law, Module "Data Protection and Governance" | Guest Lecturer Blockchain | ZHAW School of Management and Law
  • Management Program NBW | Contract and Employment Law | NBW Netzwerk für betriebswirtschaftliche Weiterbildung