SUPPORTING YOUR SECURITY

Sabine Fercher

Sabine has more than ten years of management experience in the introduction and implementation of compliance management systems in globally active companies - including listed companies. She was responsible for managing procedures in many areas of law.

Why? "to build sympathetic relationships"

Professional Experience

  • 2018 - 2019 Group Head of Compliance, Avaloq Evolution AG
  • 2015 - 2016 Senior Consultant, Axiom Global AG
  • 2014 - 2015 Interim Chief Compliance Officer, Allianz Suisse
  • 2013 - 2014 Group Head of Compliance, Sulzer Management AG
  • 2011 - 2012 Corporate Counsel Switzerland, Alstom (Schweiz) AG
  • 2007 - 2011 Tax Advisor, ADB and EY
  • 2004 - 2007 Law Clerk, Baker & McKenzie and District Court Zurich
  • 2002 - 2004 Research Associate, Institute of European and International Economic Law, University Bern
  • 2001 - 2002 Law Clerk summer intern, O'Keefe Lyons and Hynes, Chicago

Educations

  • 2019 Cybersecurity Certification, Harvard University
  • 2019 Advanced High Performance Leadership, IMD Lausanne
  • 2018 Fintech Certification, Oxford University
  • 2018 Certified Project Manager Level D, International Project Management Association
  • 2017 Transformation Management, focus work environment
  • 2014 Certified Compliance Professional, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
  • 2013 High Performance Leadership, IMD Lausanne
  • 2010 Business Studies Certificate, Association Agency for Swiss Tax Expert
  • 2008 Qualified Swiss Lawyer, Canton Zurich bar exam
  • 2004 LL.M., Chicago Kent-College of law
  • 2004 MLaw magna cum laude, University Bern
Focus
  • Laws with global impact
  • International Standards
  • Compliance Management
  • Data Privacy
  • Trade Law
  • Antitrust and Competition Law
  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Tax
Practice Areas
  • Mediation
  • European Law
  • Labor Law
  • Intellectual Property and Information Technology
  • Capital Markets and Securities Regulation
  • Financial Services
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Tenancy Law

Memberships

  • Zurich Lawyers Association
  • Transparency International
  • Founding member and auditor, Ethics and Compliance Switzerland
  • SCCE – Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics
  • Swiss Lawyers Association
  • IMD Lausanne Alumni
  • House Owner Association Switzerland
  • swissVR
Languages
  • German
  • English
  • French
Admitted to the Bar
  • 2008