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SPACs – A Status Report

SPACs have made their way to Europe and are starting to make it around the world. Switzerland is one of the very few jurisdictions where the regulator believes that a particular SPAC regulation is required. This article reports on the status of that project, the planned rules to the extent they are already known and the wider European and international context of SPAC regulation around the globe. It also touches briefly on the latest status of an important question which is whether a SPAC qualifies as a collective investment scheme.

By Matthias Courvoisier (Reference: CapLaw-2021-49)