Christoph Kurth heads the Compliance & Investigations practice of the Zurich office and supports the Compliance & Investigations as well as Financial Services practice in Asia. Currently, he is sharing his time between the Zurich and Singapore offices.
Before joining the Firm, Christoph was general counsel and head of Litigation & Investigations in a world-leading Swiss bank in Asia. For over 10 years, he has led high stakes litigation as well as complex regulatory and criminal investigations across the US, Europe and Asia, and has advised on transformational regulatory developments and wealth management products and services across Switzerland and Asia. In his roles, Christoph has worked closely with business leaders , government authorities and the media, navigating businesses through regulatory and other challenges with a strategic eye on sustainable growth. Prior to this, Christoph was a litigator leading practices in Switzerland and the US. He has been consulted by regulators and industry groups in relation to various political, regulatory and industry developments impacting the financial centers of Switzerland, Singapore and Hong Kong.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Zurich Bar Association
- Swiss Bar Association
- Switzerland (1999)
- Georgetown University Law Center (LLM) (2002)
- University of Zurich (lic. iur.) (1995)