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Elmar’s areas of specialization include advising Swiss and foreign banks, asset managers, family offices and crypto-related businesses in all legal and regulatory areas. He also advises and assists HNW individuals in their (often cross-border) asset and estate planning. Before founding Lexpert Partners, Elmar was founding partner of GHM Partners, a legal and tax advisory firm in Zug. Before that, he headed the legal and compliance department of Julius Baer in Dubai, serving on its management committee and acting as a member of the board for Julius Baer in Cairo. Elmar also serves on the board on a number of major asset management companies in Switzerland.
Justrista has extensive experience as operational manager and oversees the day to day administration and operational functions of Lexpert Partners AG. Besides this, Justrista assists our clients in several languages and also oversees our firm's marketing activites.
Hartmut has extensive experience in advising Swiss banks, securities firms, management companies, collective and external asset managers in regulatory and compliance matters, specifically with regard to licensing, regulatory change, M&A as well as legal entity optimizations. He was previously Global COO of Regulatory Affairs and Head of Regulatory Affairs Switzerland at Credit Suisse, serving on the Regulatory Affairs and, following a re-structuring, the Compliance management committees. Before that, he was Head of Risk & Regulatory Assurance at Deloitte Switzerland and held various executive positions at Wegelin and related companies.
Cédric advises participants in the financial markets in a variety of regulatory matters, with a particular focus on Swiss (to-be) regulated financial intermediaries. The broad range of aspects covered include compliance set-up and monitoring, risk management, directives and internal control board and regulatory audits.
Before starting his career at Lexpert Partners, Cedric served as Head of Legal & Compliance and deputy head of risk committee at Belvédère Asset Management AG and former to that he worked as Head of Legal & Compliance at Interesta AG based in Glarus.
Gabriel is an experienced professional with a demonstrated history of working in the Banking & Finance sector. He is a specialist in Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD), Know Your Client (KYC), Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Counter Terrorist Financing (CFT) and regulatory compliance.
Prior to starting his career at Lexpert Partners, Gabriel worked for PwC in Singapore and Switzerland on various fraud, tax evasion, KYC and AML/CFT projects. He also worked for Saxo Bank (Schweiz) AG as part of the client onboarding team.