On behalf of companies, institutions and authorities, we investigate potential compliance breaches. We assist our clients in establishing the relevant facts and successfully managing the legal and reputational risks associated with an incident. In addition, we provide our clients with conceptual advice on setting up internal investigation structures.
Our services cover the entire investigation process:
We advise private companies and public-sector organizations in all aspects related to whistleblowing. Our modular service offering covers all elements of an effective whistleblowing program. Our modules contain:
Infrastructure“Anonymos” reporting platform and other reporting channels
PoliciesAnalysis of the starting position, advice, development of internal policies and processes
TrainingEducation of whistleblowing officers and the workforce
Reporting OfficeIntake, assessment and triage of incoming reports
Whistleblowing InvestigationIndependent investigation of reports and advice on follow-up actions
ReportingAnalysis of statistical data and reporting
ENQUIRE is an independent boutique law firm that stands for credible investigative results and effective whistleblowing programs. As former in-house counsels, attorneys-at-law and law enforcers we have a wealth of experience in areas including:
Workplace conflictssuch as sexual harassment and bullying
Regulatory breachessuch as inadequate internal organization or lack of proper business conduct
White-collar crimesuch as corruption, money laundering, embezzlement or fraud
Breaches of internal or external regulationssuch as breaches of the code of conduct, internal directives or legal provisions
Organizational deficienciessuch as weaknesses in corporate governance, the compliance structure or internal control systems
Our track recordprovides a detailed overview of our expertise.
Why work with us?
Unlike traditional commercial law firms, we focus our activities on internal and regulatory investigations as well as whistleblowing. As a result, utmost credibility is accorded to our investigation results and conflicts of interest are avoided. Our customers also truly appreciate that, subject to individual needs, they have access to all relevant components of a whistleblowing program – from infrastructure, advice, training and a reporting office through to the investigation – from a single source.
As former banking lawyers and regulators, we also have in-depth expertise in financial market law, extensive industry knowledge and an excellent network in the Swiss financial sector.
Claudia M. FritscheDr. iur.,
Urs ZulaufProf. Dr. iur.,
Peter BraunLic. iur.,
Senior Legal Counsel
Coleen CritchleyLic. iur.,
Senior Legal Counsel
Michael SchönbergerSwiss Certified Expert in A&C,
Finance & Back Office