Pestalozzi

White-Collar Crime Department

Switzerland
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What the team is known for Well-regarded practice frequently representing financial institutions and private individuals, as well as states, as both plaintiffs and defendants. Experienced in asset-tracing and recovery and criminal investigations, including the mismanagement of assets, as well as financial fraud cases and money laundering accusations. Also assists with mutual legal assistance proceedings.

Strengths Interviewees highlight the firm's ability to "assemble a team within a short period of time with a great knowledge."

Commentators also appreciate that the team is "always available and gives practical advice."

Work highlights Acted for Vitaly Malkin on a claim of criminal mismanagement of assets.

Notable practitioners

Interviewees highlight that Christophe Emonet has "a very good brain and is very commercial and pragmatic" and add that "we can trust him and he is lovely to work with." Emonet acts on a range of matters, including asset recovery and mutual legal assistance proceedings, as well as fraud and money laundering investigations. Clients particularly appreciate that he is able to "articulate complex legal facts in a wording so that non-lawyers are able to fully understand the entire situation."