Günter Degitz

Günter Degitz
Office:
Sendlinger Str 12
80331
City:
Munich
Country:
Germany
Tel:
+49 89 20 30 40 27

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Günter Degitz is managing director and head of the financial advisory services (FAS) practice in Germany and Switzerland. He brings over 25 years of professional experience in international investigations and e-discovery projects regarding misconduct, compliance, antitrust, FATCA, tax fraud and anti-money laundering (AML).

Based on this expertise, he advises leading banks in international forensic investigations and works in high-profile independent monitor engagements. He provides strategic consulting services for international companies in the implementation of effective corporate governance and compliance organisations.

Günter serves as: a senior partner, in a monitor role, in AML/sanctions-related matters for a leading German bank; independent forensic expert in a Libor-related board liability investigation; lead forensic partner to the monitor of a leading Swiss bank in US tax matters; and forensic partner to the independent examiner for Swiss banks.

He also advises a DAX company on the preparation of compliance organisation certification; leads digital investigations and high-profile e-discovery cases (eg, Lehman Brothers); internal investigations in corruption, fraud, cartel and data protection cases for industry and financial services clients; compliance and IT due diligence consulting in M&A transactions; and strategic consulting for global data protection, IT security, compliance, audit and legal organisations.

Prior to joining AlixPartners in 2013, Günter was managing director of disputes and forensics for Alvarez & Marsal; a forensic partner at KPMG; and director of information services at BCG.

Mr Degitz has spoken on digital investigations and e-discovery, and acts as chairman for international conferences on compliance and antitrust, data protection, and M&A.

Mr Degitz holds a master’s degree in informatics from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. He speaks German and English fluently. 

WWL says: Günter Degitz is a top name in the German market who offers wide-ranging expertise in digital investigations, including e-discovery matters.

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Günter Degitz is managing director and head of the financial advisory services (FAS) practice in Germany and Switzerland. He brings over 25 years of professional experience in international investigations and e-discovery projects regarding misconduct, compliance, antitrust, FATCA, tax fraud and anti-money laundering (AML).

Based on this expertise, he advises leading banks in international forensic investigations and works in high-profile independent monitor engagements. He provides strategic consulting services for international companies in the implementation of effective corporate governance and compliance organisations.

Günter serves as: a senior partner, in a monitor role, in AML/sanctions-related matters for a leading German bank; independent forensic expert in a Libor-related board liability investigation; lead forensic partner to the monitor of a leading Swiss bank in US tax matters; and forensic partner to the independent examiner for Swiss banks.

He also advises a DAX company on the preparation of compliance organisation certification; leads digital investigations and high-profile e-discovery cases (eg, Lehman Brothers); internal investigations in corruption, fraud, cartel and data protection cases for industry and financial services clients; compliance and IT due diligence consulting in M&A transactions; and strategic consulting for global data protection, IT security, compliance, audit and legal organisations.

Prior to joining AlixPartners in 2013, Günter was managing director of disputes and forensics for Alvarez & Marsal; a forensic partner at KPMG; and director of information services at BCG.

Mr Degitz has spoken on digital investigations and e-discovery, and acts as chairman for international conferences on compliance and antitrust, data protection, and M&A.

Mr Degitz holds a master’s degree in informatics from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. He speaks German and English fluently.

WWL says: Günter Degitz is a "thorough and meticulous" practitioner who "thinks strategically like a top-level executive, anticipating and navigating obstacles to achieve the objectives", comment clients.

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