Roman Richers is known for his extensive experience in cross-border disputes and expertly advises clients in high-stakes business crime matters.
Roman Richers specialises in complex international and domestic proceedings and investigations, focusing mainly 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 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 numerous international companies in large-scale fraud cases; 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; conducting numerous internal investigations; 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 the topic as well as international commercial arbitration, conflicts of law rules, procedural law and contract law.