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Flavio Romerio is the Managing Partner of Homburger and the head of Homburger’s White Collar & Investigations team. He represents clients in investigations by Swiss and foreign governmental agencies and has led large-scale internal investigations for Swiss clients, in particular in connection with investigations by U.S. regulators and prosecutors.

Flavio Romerio is the Managing Partner of Homburger. He is the head of Homburger’s White Collar & Investigations team.

He represents clients in investigations by Swiss and foreign governmental agencies and has led large-scale internal investigations for Swiss clients, in particular in connection with investigations by U.S. regulators and prosecutors. Flavio advises his clients on all aspects of their compliance framework, with a special focus on AML, sanctions and anti-bribery compliance. He regularly conducts compliance reviews at Swiss financial institutions and carries out factual investigations in the context of FINMA enforcement proceedings.

2019
Managing Partner
2002
Partner at Homburger
1995
Associate at Homburger
1995
University of Basel (Dr. iur.)
1993
UC Berkeley School of Law (LL.M.)
1992
Bar admission
1989
University of Basel (lic. iur.)

Flavio Romerio is a ‹mastermind› who is able to think pre-emptively and ‹ask the right questions›. He has particular experience advising on allegations of fraud and money laundering.

2020

Flavio Romerio has established himself as a market leader, coupling a ‹bright and innovative› mind with white-collar and banking knowledge and experience.

2020

Flavio Romerio is a ‹market leader› in white-collar and internal investigations, and compliance. He is regarded as one of the best-respected names on the Swiss scene.

2020

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Flavio Romerio

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Flavio Romerio is the Managing Partner of Homburger. He is the head of Homburger’s White Collar & Investigations team.

He represents clients in investigations by Swiss and foreign governmental agencies and has led large-scale internal investigations for Swiss clients, in particular in connection with investigations by U.S. regulators and prosecutors. Flavio advises his clients on all aspects of their compliance framework, with a special focus on AML, sanctions and anti-bribery compliance. He regularly conducts compliance reviews at Swiss financial institutions and carries out factual investigations in the context of FINMA enforcement proceedings.

Flavio Romerio has over 20 years of extensive experience with the challenges facing Swiss clients appearing before United States courts and cooperating with U.S. regulators, including the U.S. Department of Justice (Criminal and Tax Division), OFAC, IRS, and U.S. federal and state financial regulators.

On behalf of the University of Zurich’s Europe Institute, he hosts, together with Claudio Bazzani, an annual conference on regulatory and internal investigations, inviting prosecutors, regulators, lawyers and forensic specialists to a discussion and exchange on current issues. Flavio Romerio is a regular speaker on white collar topics at industry seminars and at advanced legal training courses of Swiss Universities, including the CAS Financial Regulation courses offered by the Universities of Berne and Geneva.

Flavio Romerio is recognized by industry guides IFLR1000, Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Who’s Who Legal as one of Switzerland’s leading lawyers. Chambers Europe ranks him in Band 1 of White Collar Crime lawyers. According to Chambers, Flavio is known “as one of Switzerland’s leading experts on white-collar crime matters. … He is a brilliant lawyer. He manages the big picture and really leads the way“. Homburger’s White Collar Crime team – comprising around 30 lawyers and dedicated paralegals – is recognized “for market-leading practice with significant experience in handling large investigations and dealing with US regulators“. Homburger is “capable of carrying out large-scale electronic document reviews“.

Career

2019
Managing Partner
2002
Partner at Homburger
1995
Associate at Homburger
1995
University of Basel (Dr. iur.)
1993
UC Berkeley (LL.M.)
1992
Bar admission
1989
University of Basel (lic. iur.)

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French, English, German

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Admitted to the Swiss bar

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