We are delighted to welcome Raphaël Faure to our firm as an associate. Raphaël Faure recently obtained his bar exam Summa cum laude.
On 1 July 2023, the new Swiss Code of Professional Conduct came into force, to the drafting of which our partner Christian Reiser made a major contribution as a member of the expert committee set up by the Swiss Bar Association. The Code applies to all lawyers practicing in Switzerland.
Congratulations to Nathalie Subilia for her appointement as the representative of the International Association of Lawyers’ before the International Labour Organisation.
Congratulations to Sonja Maeder Morvant for her nomination as an anti-money laundering auditor for the Swiss Bar Association’s Self-Regulatory Organisation. In this capacity she will conduct anti-money laundering audits and investigations .
Our partner, Nathalie Subilia, spoke at the Geneva Bar Association’s yearly Law Marathon on recent development in Labour Law.
Sonja Maeder Morvant co-chaired this years IBA Transnational crime conference in Boston and spoke about building and managing a financial crime practice.
Nathalie Subilia hosted the First Tuesday conference organised by the Geneva Bar Association on case law in employment law.
Congratulations to our Partner Alexandre de Senarclens for his re-election to the Grand Council of the Canton of Geneva. He will be deputy for the PLR group for the 2023 - 2028 legislature.
Sonja Maeder Morvant, partner, has been recognised again by Chambers Europe 2023 amongst the best lawyers in the field of White Collar Crime.
We are proud to announce that Sonja Maeder Morvant is once again recognised as a “Thought leader” in business crime and investigations by Who’s Who Legal. This publication identifies leading practitioners in these fields.
We are pleased and proud to announce that our trainee, Aline Nelis, has passed her bar exam with flying colours. We are already looking forward to welcoming her again in a few months.
After extensive audits of its organisation, our Firm has been awarded the Cyber-safe label by the Swiss Association for the Cyber Security (www.cyber-safe.ch). The Cyber-safe label rewards organisations that have implemented responsible cyber security management. This result recognises the efforts made by our Firm to offer its clients and employees a more secure and resilient structure.
We are pleased to announce the publication by Helbing & Liechtenhahn of a reference book on the practice of the Bar, namely the Commentary of the Lawyers' Act (LLCA), to which our partner, Christian Reiser, contributed as scientific editor alongside Me Michel Valticos and Professors Benoît Chappuis and François Bohnet, as well as author or co-author of the analysis of several provisions.
Our partner, Guillaume Etier, was invited as a speaker at the Law Triathlon organised by the Swiss Bar Association. He spoke about recent developments in tort law.
Sonja Maeder Morvant spoke on the legal issues of cryptocurrencies at a conference organised by the European Fraud and Compliance Lawyers in London.
Alexandre de Senarclens and Aline Nelis gave a seminar on the liability of fiduciaries in carrying out their mandate as part of the continuous training courses organised by the Geneva section of Fiduciaire Suisse.
Sonja Maeder Morvant spoke on Swiss sanctions in the framework of a conference organised in Frankfurt by the American Bar Association and the German association of lawyers in white collar defence (Wistev), on sanctions imposed on Russia.
Guillaume Etier spoke at the Geneva Bar Association's yearly Law Marathon on recent developments Tort Law.
Our partner, Sonja Maeder Morvant, chaired a panel at the IBA Annual Transnational Crime Conference in London on cyber attacks and ransomware.
Our partner, Christian Reiser, spoke on the draft of the new Swiss code of lawyers ethics at the Conference of Bar Presidents and Secretaries.
Guillaume Etier gave a course on civil liability in the medical field, organised by the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva and given to Master students.
Sonja Maeder Morvant speaks on the issue of breaches of legal priviledge caused by the authorities' investigations in a seminar organised by the UIA Union Internationale des Avocats.
Nathalie Subilia and Federica Panetti examine the consequences of Covid-19 in labour law in the Revue de l'Avocat.
We congratulate our associate, Charlotte Séchaud, who obtained a Master's degree in Real Estate from the Institut d'Etudes Immobilières (IEI), after a two years course. She thus completes the competences of REISER Avocats in this field.
We are very pleased that Sonja Maeder Morvant, partner, has been recognised by Chambers Europe 2021 in the field of White Collar Crime. What they say: Interviewees praise both her expertise and approach to matters, describing her as "thoughtful and creative" with "outstanding client-handling skills."
We are pleased to welcome Aline Nelis to our firm as a trainee lawyer. Prior to joining us, Aline Nelis completed a 6-month internship at the International Criminal Court.
Alexandre de Senarclens published with Lisa Harrison an article in the legal review La Semaine Judiciaire (SJ 2021 II 47) on the Lombard Credit and the Leverage Effect.
Guillaume Etier gave a lecture on tort law in medical matters at the university of Geneva in the framework of a Masters degree.
Congratulations to our partner Sonja Maeder Morvant who has been appointed co-chair of the International Bar Association's Business crime committee.
Sonja Maeder Morvant speaks at a webinar on the removal of prosecutors and judges in criminal proceedings, organised by the Geneva Bar association.
Flavien Valloggia authored an article for the magazine Immobilier.ch of November 2020 on the end of freezing decision of the densification of the villas zone in Geneva and the modification of the Law on constructions and installations.
Our partner, Guillaume Etier, wins an appeal in the framework of a public tendering proceedings concerning the Geneva airport, before the Geneva court of justice.
We are proud of our partner Flavien Valloggia, who, in the context of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, has been mobilized since 19 March 2020 as part of his military duties for the army's support to civil authorities. Colonel Valloggia, chief of staff for personnel of Territorial Division 1, is part of the staff which, under the leadership of the Joint Operations Command, coordinates and supervises military operations and missions in the French-speaking cantons as well as in the canton of Bern.
Nathalie Subilia was interviewed in the newspaper Le Temps regarding the different issues of the employers and the employees facing Covid-19.
We are very pleased that Sonja Maeder Morvant, partner, has received the Investigation Client Choice Award 2020 for Switzerland by Lexology. This award recognises lawyers who stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service. Nomination is exclusively by corporate counsel.
Nathalie Subilia and Lisa Harrison publish an article in the newspaper Le Temps titled “Rights and duties of the employer facing Covid-19 ”, rubrique Opinion
11 march 2019
Alexandre de Senarclens and Charlotte Séchaud published in the legal review Expert Focus an article on the duty to provide information from the financial service provider to its client according to the new Federal Act on Financial Services (FinSA)
Press coverage: Sonja Maeder Morvant on the new Firm and corruption investigations in Switzerland in Global Investigation Review
Reiser Avocats has been launched! A fresh start for the benefit of our clients
Nathalie Subilia and Lisa Harrison publish an article in the newspaper Le Temps titled “Faced with collective dismissals, what legal remedies to employees have”, rubrique Opinion
13 December 2019
Sonja Maeder Morvant is recognised as a “Thought leader” in investigations by Who’s Who Legal, a publication identifying leading practitioners in the field.
Christian Reiser recently published an article on without prejudice negotiations (co-authored with Me. Michel Valticos in Semaine Judiciaire 2019 II 217 ss).
Me Guillaume Etier lectures on civil liability at the‘Marathon du droit’ of the Ordre des avocats de Genève.
Sonja Maeder Morvant is listed as one of the best lawyers in Business crime defence in Who’s Who Legal 2019.
Sonja Maeder Morvant comments on the transactional agreements with the public ministry in the Gunvor case. Global Investigation Review