Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd

White-Collar Crime Department

Switzerland
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Overview

Schellenberg Wittmer's White-Collar Crime practice is renowned across Switzerland as home to the country's leading litigation partners in the white collar crime legal sector. The firm has extensive experience in the representation of corporations, financial institutions, boards of directors, management and other individuals in connection with government investigations, enforcement actions and white-collar criminal prosecutions by Swiss (cantonal and federal) and foreign authorities.



Schellenberg Wittmer has considerable experience in providing advice and/or court representation for a wide variety of business crime matters and related fields, including:

  • Compliance programmes arising under regulations related to anti-money laundering, insider dealing, market conduct, anti-corruption, etc.
  • Data protection legislation and disclosure requirements
    • Corporate and directors’ criminal liability
    • Criminal liability in insolvency situations
    • Regulatory proceedings
    • International assistance in criminal and regulatory matters (including exchange of tax information)
    • Actions and proceedings to locate, freeze and recover the proceeds of national and cross-border fraud and other financial crime
    • Representation of victims of fraud and other business-related offences in domestic criminal proceedings
    • White-collar crime defence work before Swiss cantonal and federal authorities and courts at all levels


    Members

    Ayoub, George

    Borsodi, Benjamin

    Burckhardt, Peter

    Burrus, Louis

    Gully-Hart, Paul

    Jeanneret, Vincent

    Poglia, Clara

    Ryser, Roland