Provided by Lalive
The firm has strong experience in asset recovery matters that result from misappropriation of assets, unpaid debts, fraud and corruption across jurisdictions in the following areas:
- Attachment and interim measures
- Enforcement of judgment and arbitral awards
- Commercial fraud litigation
- Insolvency proceedings
- Criminal proceedings
- Mutual legal assistance in criminal and civil matters
- Recognition and enforcement of foreign awards
- Recognition of foreign bankruptcy judgments in Switzerland
- Act as administrators, liquidators, trustees
Lalive acts on behalf of governments, legal entities and individuals in order to recover misappropriated assets or debts. While operating primarily out of Switzerland, Lalive is comfortable handling multi-jurisdictional matters in complex, high-stakes disputes and regularly secures claims through attachment proceedings, obtaining freezing orders and enforcing judgments or arbitral awards.
"They are fantastic and give solid advice. They have been really stellar in how they have performed."
"They have a very professional and responsive team."
Lalive is acting for numerous major institutional and UHNWI investors on potential significant losses incurred as a result of the collapse of Greensill.
Sandrine Giroud specialises in domestic and international litigation, with a special focus on fraud and asset recovery, white-collar crime and mutual legal assistance in criminal matters. She regularly advises clients on freezing orders, recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and awards, and cross-border insolvency proceedings. A market insider comments: "She is a highly professional and efficient lawyer and very qualified in her area of expertise. She has a perfect knowledge of both the laws and the practice which allows her to foresee the problems and their consequences and find, therefore, the best solutions."
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