We are a renowned Swiss law firm with more than 150 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug. Our core business is advising our clients on innovative and complex transactions and representing them in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. Our clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals in Switzerland and around the world.
We conduct independent investigations on behalf of corporate boards and supervisory authorities to assess civil or criminal liability and to determine their regulatory impact on our clients and advise our clients on their implications.
We assess the potential liability of directors and officers, alleged violations of domestic and foreign supervisory regulations, as well as alleged violations of domestic and foreign anti-corruption laws (such as the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, FCPA). We are the only Swiss law firm listed by Chambers & Partners as one of the leading firms Europe-wide for corporate investigations.
Our team specializing in crossborder proceedings focuses on international legal assistance proceedings in both civil and criminal matters. We also represent clients in international administrative assistance proceedings initiated by financial markets supervisors and tax authorities.
We were repeatedly awarded Switzerland Law Firm of the Year by the most important international legal ranking agencies in recent years, including the 2016 Trophées du Droit (Meilleur Cabinet Suisse). For more information please visit baerkarrer.ch.