Swiss-based company highly specialized in solving complex affairs in the eastern hemisphere, particularly in combating and preventing economic and financial crimes:

Switzerland, EU, Middle East, Africa, CEE, CIS, Balkans, Central and East Asia

Our Services

Managing a wide array of economic, reputational, criminal and regulatory risks is a complex challenge in threat protection across industries and individuals.

swiss east affairs gmbh assists its clients in addressing these challenges. Since 20 years, our experts successfully fight economic crimes and their damaging impacts on our clients, ... often in regions of the world that are usually considered off-limits.


We provide specialized intelligence, investigation and consulting services to our clients for their affairs, their issues and their emergencies, guiding them along the complex paths of deception and reality, with privileged access to strategic and tactical facts, analysis and remediation actions.

Our expertise:

  • Litigation support
  • Investment- and Crime-related due diligence
  • Complex financial forensics investigations
  • Intelligence and Information operations
  • Asset tracing and investigations
  • Money laundering prevention, AML, KYC, KYT
  • Complex money laundering investigations
  • AML quantitative and qualitative risk modeling and assessment
  • Financial crime compliance
  • Threat and risk management
  • Documents and computer forensics, eDiscovery
  • Financial intelligence
  • Reputation protection and crisis management
  • Sustainability assessments
  • Anti bribery and corruption, ABC
  • Art and gemological consulting

Our experience:

  • (ultra) high net-worth individuals and their attorneys
  • Oil and gas industry
  • Financial industry
  • High tech and manufacturing industry
  • Defence industry and NGOs
  • Hedge fonds, NPOs and family offices

On the role of the Dalai Lama’s exile Government, human right NGOs and the Chinese Government in the Tibetan propaganda war.

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When €7m vanished from his account, a tech entrepreneur found himself in a byzantine criminal plot involving some dubious art and the man who created disco.

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Plötzlich verschwanden mehr als sieben Millionen Euro von seinem Konto. So erging es einem Unternehmer. Und das ist erst der Beginn seiner Geschichte.

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Short Seller haben einen schlechten Ruf. Dabei gibt es unter ihnen auch Überzeugungstäter. Die Geschichte einer klandestinen Gruppe. Unter normalen Umständen sind es häufig Short Seller, die Missstände in Unternehmen aufdecken.

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Contrary to what may appear in the media, the «Panama Papers» campaign will not lead to restraining embezzlement of funds, nor to expanding social justice or liberties, but the exact opposite.

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Der sogenannte Islamische Staat sei die reichste Terrorgruppe der Welt, heißt es. Doch auch für die Gotteskrieger gelten die weltlichen Marktgesetze in den von ihnen kontrollierten Gebieten in Syrien und im Irak.

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swiss east affairs gmbh is highly specialized in solving complex affairs often related to emerging markets in the eastern hemisphere. We have access to an exclusive network of experts and we operate in all local languages.

Our regions:

  • Europe: Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Moldova, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan
  • Middle East/ North Africa: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
  • East Africa: Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda
  • West Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, (Ivory Coast), Gambia, The, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
  • Central Africa: Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Republic of the, Congo, Democratic, Republic of the, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe, Southern Africa, Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • Asia/Australia: Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Cook Islands, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Vanuatu
  • North America: Canada, Mexico, United States,
  • South America: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
  • Central America: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Caribbean, Anguilla, Antigua, Aruba, Barbados, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos Islands, Virgin Islands (U.S.)