Dr. Hans Kuhn

Swiss Legal Advisor

Hans is a practicing attorney in Zurich, Switzerland specializing in banking and financial market law with a focus on banking and fintech regulation. Hans works on blockchain legislation with governments in both Switzerland and Liechtenstein. He is a co-founder of Yapeal, a Swiss neo bank project, where he is Chairman of the Board. Hans is also a Member of the Board at Crowdlitoken, a DLT-based company which allows for direct and indirect investments in real estate.

Prior joining a private practice in 2014, Hans served as Chief Legal Counsel for the Swiss National Bank (the Central Bank of Switzerland) for more than 13 years. He has extensive experience as a member of national and international expert groups on matters such as securities law and regulation, bank resolution, derivatives and netting legislation.

A 1993 graduate of the University of Zurich, Hans was admitted to the bar in Switzerland in 1995. In 1998 he received his doctorate summa cum laude from University of Zurich and additionally holds an LL.M.-Degree from Tulane University School of Law (New Orleans, 2001).