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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

26 February at 16:30h, Basel – Insights into the proposed EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive

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05 March at 17:00h, Zurich – Decision Making in Health Care Compliance

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13 March at 15:00h, Bern – Visit and Presentation at SFAO (Swiss Federal Audit Office) 

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14 March at 17:00h, Zurich – Thinking Like a Scientist: Building a Modern Ethics and Compliance Program

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21 March at 15:15h, Zurich – ECS AGM, Apéro and Compliance Discussion

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30 August at 16:00h, Zurich – ECS End of Summer Roundtable and Networking Drinks

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 4 March 2024Seminar Bilanzfälschung (in German) 

Seminar – more details here

18 April  – DACH-Compliance-Tagung – (in German)

The conference series

International exchange, especially with the neighboring countries Germany and Austria, is a high priority at the Center for Regulation and Competition. Together with compliance experts from the three DACH regions, the Center for Regulation and Competition organizes an annual DACH compliance conference. The conference offers participants the best opportunity to exchange ideas with high-ranking experts from the three countries about the latest experiences and topics in the area of ​​compliance

10 October – 15th Anniversary of the University of St. Gallen Compliance Management Day in Zurich 

More information and registration here. 

16 October – Seminar Geldwäschereibekämpfung bei Vermögensverwaltern und Trustees (in German)

Seminar – more details here

Master Studies – Compliance & Integrity Management, Frankfurt

MACIM – Neuer berufsbegleitender Masterstudiengang „Compliance & Integrity Management“ am Viadrina Compliance Center at Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt(Oder), Deutschland

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