About Us

Practice areas

Banking & Finance

Through a deep understanding of the clients’ businesses, SIASSI MCCUNN BUSSARD provides advice on a range of commercial transactions including company acquisitions, financings, joint ventures or commercial contracts.
Extensive experience and expertise in dealing with complex banking and financial matters, including:

  • Advising and representing Swiss and foreign banks, securities dealers, insurance companies, collective investment schemes in various regulatory matters, including authorization, notification or enforcement procedures before the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA).
  • Identifying, assessing and managing the risks associated with money laundering and terrorist financing. Expert opinions on compliance issues, in particular regarding the reporting obligations with the Money Laundering Reporting Office Switzerland (MROS) and the require compliance with international embargoes and sanctions.
  • Drafting and review of contractual documents.

International Trade, Energy & Commodities

SIASSI MCCUNN BUSSARD operates worldwide in each sector of international trade, energy and the commodities markets including oil and gas, grains and soft commodities, metals, coal, power, LNG and derivatives.

We have been in the oil and gas business for a long time. We know how you do business and how the industry operates.

We work all over the world, whether in our offices, in yours or on your project site. We understand the technical issues and that the devil is in the detail so there is no learning curve when we represent you.

Shipping & Transport

An entirely new approach to marine and transport legal services.

Legal expertise and service expected from a specialised firm, in dispute resolution, charterparties, shipbuilding, shipping incidents and casualties. All accidents at sea - and all arguments on shore, without having to pay for the baggage and overheads of large law firms.

Providing a full range of services to the shipping, logistics, large yachts and commercial vessels, SIASSI MCCUNN BUSSARD responds to the needs of today’s market for quality, flexibility and cost-effectiveness to ship-owners, charterers, P&I Club, hull insurers, cargo owners, shipbuilders or banks, providing fast, clear, decisive commercial and practical legal advice.

SIASSI MCCUNN BUSSARD is a marine and transport law firm like any other- but completely different.

Insurance & Reinsurance

SIASSI MCCUNN BUSSARD advises on various topics related to insurance and reinsurance contracts, in London and in international markets, with a particular focus on cargo, political and credit insurance covers.

Dispute Resolution & Litigation

SIASSI MCCUNN BUSSARD advises and represents clients in mediations, proceedings before arbitration and state courts in Switzerland and England, with a vast network of correspondents in foreign jurisdictions, concentrating on commodities, shipping, insurance, banking and finance disputes, corporate and commercial matters and debt recovery.

SIASSI MCCUNN BUSSARD advises and represents clients in the context of cross-border financial litigation, including on issues relating to foreign discovery and international mutual legal assistance.

SIASSI MCCUNN BUSSARD acts in the scope of mediations, arbitrations, litigations and disputes in aviation, construction, employment, energy, fraud, insolvency, insurance, offshore, personal injury, reinsurance, receivership as well of course as shipping and yachts.

International civil, administrative and criminal Legal & Judicial Assistance

SIASSI MCCUNN BUSSARD represents and defends individuals and companies in complex civil, administrative and criminal matters, with extensive experience in conducting investigations, assets tracing, related to suspected white collar criminal acts and regulatory breaches of corporations and individuals in Switzerland and around the world.

International legal and judicial assistance, Investigations and coordinating cross-border proceedings.