Michel Tröhler, Senior Consultant

lic.iur., dipl. Fund Officer IAF

Michel is a member of the team at Alithis AG. He is a well-known expert in Switzerland and has over 20 years of experience in the asset management industry, with a particular focus on fund management. He is a seasoned lawyer in banking and finance, most committed to his clients and brings added value to any project through his helpful, pragmatic and solution-oriented approach. His excellent negotiation skills are completed by mastering several European languages (DE/EN/FR/IT).

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Focus Areas

  • Financial market laws, with focus on asset management
  • FinSA/FinIA, AML, FATCA
  • Governance
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Risk Management
  • Cross border

Experience

  • 2022 – Present Senior Consultant 60%, Alithis AG, Zürich
  • 2022 – Present Compliance & Risk Management 40%, CAM Schweiz AG, Rümlang
  • 2020 – 2021 Head of Global Activities Deutschschweiz, executive board member, Verband Schweizerischer Vermögensverwalter (VSV), Zurich
  • 2019 Research Associate, Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften – ZHAW, Winterthur
  • 2018 Senior Specialist Compliance & Legal, GAM Investment Management (Switzerland) AG, Zurich
  • 2015 – 2017 Senior Investment Compliance, Vescore AG, St. Gallen
  • 2010 – 2013 Senior Legal Counsel/Compliance and specialist controlling & fund accounting, IPConcept (Schweiz) AG, Zurich
  • 2003 – 2007 Head BCV Fund Services, Banque Cantonale Vaudoise, Lausanne
  • 2002 – 2003 Freelancer, own company, dissolved: Fundlife GmbH, Zurich
  • 2001 Head Marketing & Communication, Baloise Fund Invest, Basel
  • 2000 – 2001 Sales Director, Borsalino.ch (re-branded: CASH.CH), Solothurn
  • 1999 – 2000 Head Editorial Office sic! 70%, Institut für Geistiges Eigentum, Berne
  • 1998 – 2000 Collaborator Financial Planning 30%, Zollikofen
  • 1998 Clerk, Regierungsstatthalteramt (Kantonsregierung), Interlaken
  • 1997 Clerk, Gerichtskreis XI, Interlaken

Education

  • 2016 «Investmentcontrolling D/LUX/AT/CH im Vergleich» (focus on UCITS) Seminary, Akademie ICEP, Frankfurt
  • 2004 Fund Officer IAF Diploma, IAF Interessengemeinschaft Ausbildung im Finanzbereich, Zurich and IfFP Institut für Finanzplanung, in collaboration with Fund Academy, Zurich
  • 1996 Law Faculty of University of Fribourg, lic.iur. (special mentions: bilingual studies, european law)

Memberships

  • SACO – Swiss Association of Compliance Officers – request pending
  • Swiss Association of Wealth Managers (SAM) – individual membership