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Urs Bigger

Urs Bigger


Urs Bigger has more than 25 years of experience as a senior legal & compliance expert in the financial industry. He was Group Compliance Officer at Julius Baer Group and Head of Group Compliance at Credit Suisse Group as well as Head of Legal and Compliance at Falcon Private Bank Ltd. Moreover, he has also been Honorary Chairman of the Swiss Association of Compliance Officers since 2004. Urs Bigger is considered a proven compliance expert and gives lectures on money laundering, terrorism financing and anti-corruption in Switzerland and abroad.

In addition, Urs Bigger deals with compliance issues associated with the challenges of new technologies. For example, he is a member of the board of directors of Bitcoin Suisse AG and thus an expert in the field of compliance for crypto-currencies. Clients benefit from his entrepreneurial spirit as well as his broad scattered network, which includes numerous contacts both with public authorities and private companies.

Education

Master of Law, University of Zurich

Preferred area of practice

Urs Bigger has many years of experience as a consultant and head of various compliance departments in the financial industry. His primary focus is on compliance issues such as money laundering, terrorism financing and corruption. Urs Bigger also serves as a board member and provides expert’s opinions.

Practice (Selection)

Board of Directors (including Bitcoin Suisse AG)
Head of Legal and Compliance at Falcon Private Bank Ltd. and Reuss Private AG
Head of Group Compliance at Credit Suisse Group
Group Compliance Officer and Vice President at Julius Baer Group

Languages

German, French, English, Italian