We help UHNWI, HNWI, lawyers, executives, enterprises, and investors get the information, intelligence, analysis, and evidence they need. 


We are a Zürich-based company specialized in solving complex affairs in the eastern hemisphere, particularly in combating and preventing economic and financial crimes. 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 in addressing these challenges. For 20 years, our experts successfully fight economic crimes and their damaging impacts on our clients, often in regions of the world usually considered off-limits.


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

Our expertise:

  • Litigation support and intelligence operations
  • Investment- and Crime-related due diligence
  • Complex financial forensics investigations
  • Information operations, media and bot (counter-)measures
  • Asset tracing and investigations
  • Money laundering prevention, AML, KYC, KYT
  • Complex money laundering investigations
  • AML quantitative and qualitative risk modeling, assessment and AI
  • Financial crime compliance
  • Threat and risk management
  • Documents and computer forensics, eDiscovery
  • Financial intelligence
  • Reputation protection and crisis management
  • Sustainability assessments
  • Environmental, social and governance (ESG) compliance and assessments
  • Anti bribery and corruption, ABC
  • Crypto forensics and cryptocurrency AML

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
  • Auction houses and galleries


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The fall of the German payment processor Wirecard is the biggest financial scandal in Europe. For years it was a chronicle of an announced mega-fraud. Now, the German government is coming under pressure and the affair drifts into propaganda narratives.

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Perhaps Wirecard, in its understanding of a cashless payment provider, misinterpreted the meaning of "cashless." Are the missing 2 billion Euros the peak of an iceberg?

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The negative news about Wirecard is not abating. Today there was a raid on the branch in Singapore. Is it just the tip of the iceberg? Stock price in free fall.

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Mit üblen Gerüchten werde versucht, den Aktienkurs zu manipulieren, behauptet das Management. Doch manche Vorwürfe kommen immer wieder.

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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.)