Marvin Rowe, Chief Legal Advisor
Marvin Rowe’s career spans 30 years in financial services, banking services, capital markets, corporate finance and securities brokerage in the US and Europe, including more than a decade in the Swiss financial services arena, where he specialises in Swiss licensed payment gateways, Swiss asset management companies, and banking services companies and software platforms, as well as relevant compliance and legal issues.
Currently, as the Chief Legal Advisor at Swiss AMF AG, Marvin leads the department responsible for Swiss financial services companies, including asset management firms, licensed cryptocurrency and electronic payment processing entities, banking services providers, Swiss trust companies, and other banking and para-banking licensed structures.
From 1992 to 2006, Marvin Rowe was employed by US securities firms in various capacities including Chief Executive Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, Financial & Operations Principal, Chief Operating Officer and NASDAQ Level III trader, and held the following US government registrations: Registered Securities Agent (S-7), General Securities Principal (S-24), Financial and Operations Principal (S-27) and Equity Trader Representative (S-55).
Marvin earned his Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Banking & Finance Law from the University of Liverpool Law School (First Class Hons., Distinction) and was awarded the law department’s Dissertation of the Year award. He is an Affiliate of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).
Marvin has been a licensed private airplane pilot since 1989 and a helicopter pilot since 2003. He is an avid Freediver.