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Roman Richers is a leading litigator with a wealth of experience advising corporates on white-collar crime proceedings. 


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 also 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, 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, often multi-jurisdictional fraud, bribery and criminal mismanagement cases; advising numerous multinationals on drafting and implementing compliance and anti-corruption policies as well as reviewing their compliance framework; conducting numerous white-collar-related 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 on international commercial arbitration, conflicts of law rules, procedural law and contract law.

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