Robert Fiechter

  • Partner

  • Attorney at Law, LL.M.

  • Deputy Judge at the Geneva Court of Justice

  • Deputy Secretary of the Supervisory Board CDB


English, (Swiss-)German, French

Contact details


Fraud, Financial Crime and Asset Recovery

Robert Fiechter advises banks, trading companies and financial institutions on asset protection and asset recovery in connection with complex international fraud cases. He is a Founding Member of the International Fraud Group (, a group of specialized fraud lawyers active across more than 20 financial centers and offshore jurisdictions around the world, focused on securing injunctions, asset recovery and trust busting remedies.

Banking and Finance

As deputy secretary of the Supervisory Board CDB (Swiss Bank Codes of Conduct), Robert Fiechter has extensive experience in banking regulatory issues, international administrative and criminal legal assistance. Robert Fiechter regularly handles procedures involving international administrative assistance concerning requests emanating from the SEC and the French COB as well as from the US Department of Justice and other foreign criminal prosecution authorities.

Private Clients

Robert Fiechter advises high networth individuals and families on asset protection and conveyance of estates. He also acts as executor in domestic and international successions.



University of New Orleans, Tulane Law School, LL.M.


Admission to the Geneva Bar


University of Geneva, licence en droit

Professional Experience

Since 1986

Des Gouttes & Associés, Geneva, Partner


Des Gouttes & Associés, Geneva, Attorney at Law


Teaching Assistant, University of Geneva, Law School, Geneva

Other Activities

Since 2008

Deputy Secretary of the Supervisory Board CDB (Agreement on the Swiss Banks' Codes of Conduct with regard to the exercise of due diligence), Berne

Since 2007

Deputy Judge at the Court of Justice (Appellate Court), Geneva


President of the Arbitral Tribunal SRO Post


Deputy Judge at the Tribunal of First Instance of Geneva

Practice Areas


  • Geneva Bar Association (OdA)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce
  • International Fraud Group

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