Dr. rer. pol. Peter Weber

Research Interests
Supervision and Regulation of Financial Markets, Market Microstructure, Law and Finance (with a special focus on Shareholder Activism, Corporate Governance and Restructuring Firms).

Professional Experience

Since 09/2015


Group Regulatory Relations & Strategic Initiatives
(MiFID II – Strategic Analysis)
UBS AG, Zürich

05/2014 – 08/2015


Regulatory Change Manager for Legal Entity Restructuring,
Project White (responsible for the UBS Investment Bank, Switzerland project streams Fixed Income OTC, Equity and Debt Capital Markets)
UBS AG, Zürich

09/2009 – 05/2014

Research and Teaching Assistant
Cooperative expert reports with Prof. Dr. Heinz Zimmermann for law cases at the Federal Criminal Court of Switzerland and Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland.
University of Basel, Basel

04/2006 – 02/2007

Alternative Investments and Mutual Fund Derivatives Structuring (Sales) Index Derivatives Trading and Convertible Sales Trading.
UBS Investment Bank, Zürich

05/2005 – 09/2005

Wealth Management (Advisory)
HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt, Düsseldorf

07/2001 – 10/2003

Bank Clerk (Bankkaufmann)
VR Bank, Ludwigshafen am Rhein


09/2009 – 11/2013

University of Basel
Doctorate in Economics (Doctor rerum politicarum)

05/2011 – 04/2012

New York University
Foreign Ph.D. student in the doctoral program at NYU Stern School of Business


University of Basel
M.Sc. in Business and Economics (major in Finance, Controlling and Banking)


Bachelor of Arts in Business and Economics

Market Microstructure and Financial Markets Regulation. Cooperative tutoring with
Prof. Dr. Reto Francioni.

Hedge Fund Activism and Information Disclosure: the Case of Germany, with
Prof. Dr. Heinz Zimmermann. European Financial Management, 19: 1017–1050.

The Price Effects of the Disclosure of Significant Holdings in Listed Companies: The Case of Groups Acting in Concert, with Prof. Dr. Heinz Zimmermann, and Beat Brändli. Swiss Review of Business and Financial Market Law 84: 198-216. Lead article.

Preisreaktionen zeigen Grenzen von Meldepflichten beim Beteiligungsaufbau, with
Prof. Dr. Heinz Zimmermann. Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Award for the best published paper in the European Financial Management Journal 2013, joint price with co-author Prof. Dr. Heinz Zimmermann

Young Academic Encourage Grant of Private Bankers of Basel (Nachwuchsförderpreis “Wirtschaft” der Basler Privatbanquiers 2010)

Best Master’s thesis at the Department of Economics, University of Basel, in 2009

Aktuelle Publikationen

Weber, Peter und Heinz Zimmermann. 2013 ”Hedge Fund Activism and Information Disclosure: The Case of Germany”. European financial management 19 (5): S. 1017-1050. edoc
Weber, Peter, Heinz Zimmermann und Beat Brändli. 2012 ”The Price Effects of the Disclosure of Significant Holdings in Listed Companies: The Case of Groups Acting in Concert”. Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Finanzmarktrecht 84 (3/12): S. 198-216. edoc

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Letzte Änderung: 30.08.2016

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