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Roman Richers

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Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Business Crime Defence

Roman Richers is a partner in Homburger's white collar and investigations team, as well as a partner in Homburger’s litigation-arbitration team.

He specialises in complex international and domestic proceedings and investigations, focusing on advising and representing businesses and managers in white-collar crime matters as well as advising clients on their compliance framework. He further represents clients in international arbitrations and civil litigation.

Roman Richers has acted as party counsel for Swiss and international clients in numerous proceedings before state courts and authorities, mostly in large international proceedings.

His recent white-collar-crime-related experience includes in particular representing the CEO of a listed investment company in one of Switzerland’s largest bribery cases to date, resulting in a full acquittal; leading an international internal investigation of bribery-related allegations for a listed multinational; advising a large multinational with regard to potential breaches of international sanctions; advising and representing a technology enterprise with regard to several criminal proceedings throughout Switzerland; representing a multinational IT company in criminal proceedings involving fraud and bribery in the private sector; advising numerous multinationals on drafting and implementing compliance and anti-corruption policies; representing clients in confiscation and forfeiture proceedings; advising and representing clients in proceedings for legal assistance in criminal matters; and regularly advising corporate clients and their management with regard to interrogations and document productions in criminal proceedings.

Roman Richers regularly speaks on white-collar crime issues and has authored various articles on this topic as well as international commercial arbitration, conflicts of law rules, procedural law and contract law.

WWL says: Roman Richers wins praise from the market for his representation of companies in white-collar criminal cases.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Switzerland which can be purchased from our Shop.

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