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JD/Dr. iur., MBA
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Daniel Lucien Buhr (Bühr)
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Daniel is a partner with LALIVE, an international law firm based in Switzerland (Geneva and Zurich). His main areas of practice are regulatory and banking law and white collar crime and compliance, principally focusing on investigations and best practice risk and compliance management. He also manages complex cross-border legal and compliance projects and advises clients in competition law matters.

Before joining LALIVE, Daniel was Regional Counsel for a Swiss multinational, responsible for all legal matters in Europe, Russia, the Near East and Africa (2006-2011). He previously founded and managed a Swiss venture company, developing and industrializing a fashion accessory (2004–2007) and served as Company Secretary and Legal Counsel of a global retail group in Zug, Switzerland (1993-2003).
Corporate Monitoring Exp
  • Served as an independent examiner of a Swiss bank under the DOJ Swiss Bank Tax Compliance Program
  • Acting as Monitor of an international company, voluntarily appointed by and reporting to the Board of Directors (2016-2019)
  • Acting as Swiss (Co-)Counsel to a U.S. Monitor of a Swiss company
Professional Experience
  • Acted as lead counsel for a Swiss bank under the DOJ Swiss Bank Tax Compliance Program (first non-target letter granted under the Program by DOJ/IRS)
  • Acting as Swiss counsel for an international company in the first self-reporting and settlement in Switzerland with the Office of the Attorney General (corporate criminal offence of failing to prevent bribery of foreign officials)
  • Acting as Co-Auditor of a foreign company's compliance with the terms of a settlement with regulators
  • Advising a number of international companies on best practice governance, risk and compliance management (under the ISO Standards 31000, 19600 and 37001)
Professional Memberships
  • International Bar Association
  • Swiss Management (SMG)
  • Swiss Association for Standardization (SNV); Member/Trainer on ISO Standard 19600
  • Ethics and Compliance Switzerland / ECS (Not for Profit Membership Organization dedicated to the promotion of organizational integrity); Vice-Chair
  • Swiss Bar Exam
  • Accredited Compliance Management System Auditor (Austrian Standards, Vienna)
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