Streiff von Kaenel

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lic. iur. Daniel Werder 

Daniel Werder has long-term experience as a legal consultant, corporate lawyer and manager in the financial industry. He counsels individuals and legal entities as well as public institutions in matters concerning employment, corporate and banking law. Daniel Werder represents clients in regulatory investigations and proceedings, i.e. cases in which there are challenges regarding regulations, criminal or civil law. Furthermore, he conducts internal investigations and inquiries in corporations and collaborates in the areas of (economic) criminal law and international legal assistance in criminal matters. He lectures on topics such as administrative and judicial assistance (incl. group queries), regulatory information, anti-trust legislation, debt enforcement and bankruptcy law (seizures, attachments, insolvency) as well as various banking topics.

Experience

  • since 2019 Attorney with Streiff von Kaenel Ltd.
  • 1998-2019 Head of information and internal investigations at a renowned full-service bank
  • 1996-1998 Law clerk, District Court of Zurich
  • 1995-1996 Legal trainee, District Court of Zurich
  • 1994-1995 Legal trainee, Public Prosecutor’s Office Zurich
  • 1991-1997 Legal counsel for IT & product management at a major Swiss bank

Education

  • 1997 Admission to the Bar of the canton of Zurich
  • 1990-1994 Master’s Degree, University of Zurich

Languages

German, English, French

Other

  • Lecturer, University of Zurich, mentoring of Master’s theses and evaluation of seminar papers
  • Representative in various working groups of the Swiss Bankers Association (SBA)
    • Organized crime / economic crime
    • Legal and judicial assistance, international tax assistance, group queries
    • Fiduciary investments
    • (Electronic) dossier preparation for authorities
  • Lecturer for the Association of Swiss Cantonal Banks (legal and judicial assistance, code of penal procedure, supervision of banking relations, interchange fee, etc.)
  • Trainee programs for the Office of Enforcement Proceedings Zurich, lectures on the topic “Seizures and Attachments by Banks”
  • Participation in various projects and internal banking committees
  • Expert for banking examinations, law module

Areas of expertise

Employment law, corporate law, banking law, (economic) criminal law and internal investigations, anti-trust law as well as general contract and civil law

Memberships

  • Zurich and Swiss Bar Association

Presentations 

  • Grenzen der Mitarbeiter-Überwachung
  • Verhalten bei Hausdurchsuchungen und Vorsprachen von Behörden 
  • Verhaltenskodex bei Banken 
  • Elektronische Aktenedition an Strafuntersuchungsbehörden
  • Grenzen der Überwachung von Bankbeziehungen
  • Auswirkungen der schweizerischen Strafprozessordnung auf Banken
  • Whistleblowing
  • Cyberkriminalität – Aspekte des Cloud Computing 
  • Übereinkommen des Europarates über die Cyberkriminalität
  • Einführung ins Kartellrecht
  • Kartellrecht und Karten
  • Kartellrecht und moderne Zahlungsmittel
  • Der steinige Weg zur multilateralen Interchange Fee bei Debitkarten
  • Pfändungen und Arreste bei Banken
  • Amtshilfe: Praktische Auswirkungen der Abgeltungssteuer und Gruppenanfragen
  • Die Übermittlung nicht öffentlicher Informationen ins Ausland