Marc Blumenfeld, Managing Director

Attorney at law (Switzerland), LL.M. (NUS), lic.iur. (UZH), TEP

Marc is the founder of Alithis. He is a Swiss attorney who has over 10 years of experience in the wealth planning, trustee and corporate services business working for independent and bank-owned trustees. As a board member and in-house counsel of different organisations, Marc has also gained relevant experience in the non-profit and sports sector.

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Focus Areas

  • Trusts and other private wealth structures
  • Foundations, non-profit organisations and social enterprises
  • Associations and other sports organisations
  • International transactions
  • AML, FATCA, CRS
  • Cross border
  • Governance and outsourcings
  • Data protection
  • Internal and regulatory investigations

Experience

  • 2018 – Present Managing Director, Alithis AG, Zürich
  • 2014 – Present Independent Attorney at Law, RMPLAW, Zürich
  • 2012 – Present General Counsel, Aiducation International, Zürich
  • 2014 – 2018 Head Legal Trust, Credit Suisse Trust AG, Zürich
  • 2008 – 2014 Associate, BodmerFischer AG, Zürich
  • 2007 Intern, Wuersch & Gering LLP, New York
  • 2005 – 2006 Clerk, District Court Bülach

Education

  • 2019 STEP Diploma in International Trust Management, TEP
  • 2012 Law Faculty of National University of Singapore (NUS), LL.M. (Comparative and International Public Law)
  • 2007 Admission to the bar in Switzerland, Rechtsanwalt
  • 2004 Law Faculty of the University of Zurich (UZH), lic.iur.

Publications/Research

  • Co-author of Orell Füssli commentary on company law (2016), treasury shares (Art. 659 to 659b Swiss Code of Obligations) and reduction of share capital (Art. 732 to 735 Swiss Code of Obligations) (Preview)
  • NUS Research Opportunity Programme (2012), “State Immunity – Or How Does a Victim of a Human Rights Violation Claim Compensation?” (Download PDF)

Memberships and Offices

  • Member of Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners Switzerland (STEP)
  • Professional Affiliate of Swiss Association of Trust Companies (SATC)
  • Member of ProFonds
  • Member of Ethics and Compliance Switzerland (ECS)
  • Member of the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS)
  • Member of Zurich and Swiss Bar Associations (ZAV/SAV)
  • Member of Swiss Association of In-house Counsels (VSUJ)
  • Board Member and President of a Zurich based amateur football club