White-Collar Crime Department

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    • The CMS team assists clients in analysing risk, managing investigations, handling interaction with official bodies and seeking constructive solutions in their best interests. Thanks to the availability of both CMS´ business and industry sector-focused lawyers as well as white collar crime practitioners across all European jurisdictions and in leading centres around the world we are in a position to set up teams combining unique expert knowledge wherever needed.
    • Extensive experience in the field of international mutual legal assistance and cross-border investigations in criminal and administrative (regulatory) matters. Current cases include the investigation of large scale "man in the middle" fraud cases (cyber-crime) and the representation of undertakings in the technology sector vis-à-vis Swiss regulatory bodies in connection with export control laws issues.
    • Special focus on financial services sector, notably insider trading, market manipulation, money laundering allegations, securities and investment fraud.
    • Particular understanding of clients' needs thanks to combination of expertise in the fields of banking and finance, regulatory and penal law


Lötscher, Bernhard (Head of Department)

Kinzer, Daniel

Sievi, Nino

Wey, Aline

Wicki, Jodok

Widmer, Flavia


Financial Services

Information Technology

Mining & Metals

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Private Clients / Individuals