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Switzerland - Asset Recovery 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Carla Reyes impresses clients with “her deep knowledge of the Swiss criminal system and capacity to swiftly relate to the client’s needs and requests”.

Biography

Carla Reyes’ primary fields of practice are complex fraud matters, business crime, international mutual legal assistance (criminal, administrative and tax related), extradition, internal corporate investigations, as well as compliance and regulatory. She is frequently retained as counsel in connection with white-collar crime cases at a federal or state level, and provides international legal assistance, advising on embargo law proceedings.

Carla Reyes regularly ensures the enforcement of foreign and national decisions and clients' rights by means of criminal proceedings, asset tracing and recovery, as well as civil seizure of assets on behalf of financially harmed clients.

She has considerable experience in domestic and cross-border multi-jurisdictional commercial and criminal litigation. She practices, among others, in international commercial disputes of a civil nature, in particular in the banking industry.

Carla Reyes is an active member of the International Fraud Group (IFG), the European Criminal Bar Association (ECBA) and the European Fraud and Compliance Lawyers Association (EFCL). She is also a member of the steering committee of the Victims of Crime Association of Lawyers (VOCAL).

Carla Reyes joined Des Gouttes & Associés as a partner in 2017. She was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 2008 and to the New York Bar in 2011 after graduating from the University of Geneva with a law degree in 2005 and from Columbia University, New York, with a master of law in 2010. She speaks French, English and Spanish fluently.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Carla Reyes draws praise for “quickly establishing a complete understanding on the background to the investigation and forming constructive relationships with the relevant authorities”.

Biography

Carla Reyes’ primary fields of practice are complex fraud matters, business crime, international mutual legal assistance (criminal, administrative and tax related), extradition, internal corporate investigations, as well as compliance and regulatory. She is frequently retained as counsel in connection with white-collar crime cases at a federal or state level, and provides international legal assistance, advising on embargo law proceedings.

Carla Reyes regularly ensures the enforcement of foreign and national decisions and clients' rights by means of criminal proceedings, asset tracing and recovery, as well as civil seizure of assets on behalf of financially harmed clients.

She has considerable experience in domestic and cross-border multi-jurisdictional commercial and criminal litigation. She practices, among others, in international commercial disputes of a civil nature, in particular in the banking industry.

Carla Reyes is an active member of the International Fraud Group (IFG), the European Criminal Bar Association (ECBA) and the European Fraud and Compliance Lawyers Association (EFCL). She is also a member of the steering committee of the Victims of Crime Association of Lawyers (VOCAL).

Carla Reyes joined Des Gouttes & Associés as a partner in 2017. She was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 2008 and to the New York Bar in 2011 after graduating from the University of Geneva with a law degree in 2005 and from Columbia University, New York, with a master of law in 2010. She speaks French, English and Spanish fluently.

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