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Ethics and Compliance Switzerland

Ethics and Compliance Switzerland (ECS) is a unique cross industry not for profit organization in Switzerland. ECS welcomes compliance officers and anyone interested in the compliance discipline including regulators, risk professionals, in-house counsel, auditors, board members and those who work with or supervise compliance functions.

In addition to individual members, ECS currently has the following organizational members: Nestlé, Givaudan International, Swisscom, Holcim Groups Service Ltd, Bayer Consumer Care,  BDO, Business Keeper, EQS  Group / Intergrity Line, Infront Sports & Media AG,  Waldewyss AG, Koenig Bauer Banknote Solutions, Nachrichtendienst des Bundes NDB, Niederer Kraft & Frey, Tillotts Pharma AG and the Basel Institute on Governance.

If you would like to join ECS as an individual or organizational member, click here!

ECS engaged the Basel Institute on Governance to maintain its secretariat.


Upcoming Events

ECS Events


Cybercrime and Cyber Investigations – Best Practice and Lessons Learned (event will be held in German) – 16 March 2023 at 18:00h CET

Cybercrime consists of criminal acts committed online by using electronic communications networks and information systems. The threat posed to companies by cyber-attacks has increased significantly in recent years. The phenomenon of cybercrime, effective prosecution of cybercrime incidents and internal investigations related to cybercrime will be the topic of the next event of the working group investigations of Ethics and Compliance Switzerland (ECS).

Dr. Daniel Nussbaumer (Head Cyber Security Schweiz, Telekom Security) and Sandra Schweingruber (Federal Prosecutor for Cybercrime at the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland) will share their wealth of experience with us as in a key note followed by a panel discussion moderated by the co-chairs of the working group investigations, Daniel S. Weber and Dr. Roman Hub

Click here for more information and registration.


ECS Annual General Meeting – 23 March 2023 at 15:15h in Zurich

Save the date | ECS AGM

Thursday, 23 March 2023 at 15:15h in Zurich


Economic Crime Prevention and Compliance Switzerland, 7-8 March 2023

More information and registration: https://econcrimecompliance-ch.com/events/economic-crime-compliance-ch#interest


University of St. Gallen’s 14th Annual Compliance Management Day in Zurich, 12 October 2023

The University of St. Gallen’s 14th Annual Compliance Management Day in Zurich will focus on the Compliance Job and Career of Tomorrow:  the evolution of the job profile in light of new developments (like ESG) and the challenges of operating a compliance function and of managing one’s career.  Opportunity to network and benchmark on topics like positioning, resources, and scope of responsibilities. Details to follow.

To save a spot, write to miranda.diggelmann@unisg.ch