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Legal Compliance

Legal Compliance

KPMG looks beyond the legal aspects of local and international compliance challenges.

KPMG looks beyond the legal aspects of local and international compliance challenges.

KPMG’s Legal Compliance team combines broad experience, deep subject matter expertise and technical know-how to advise companies on a wide range of complex compliance topics.

Backed by the global KPMG network, we address local and international compliance challenges in areas such as competition law, data privacy (GDPR and the corresponding Swiss legislation (FADP)), corporate governance structures, compliance management systems and succession planning. Our aim is to deliver insights beyond the pure legal aspect, adding value through practical implementation guidance and innovative tools.


KPMG's expertise in competition law

  • Designing, developing and maintaining comprehensive internal risk management structures with respect to competition law (e.g. comprehensive competition law compliance programs including directives, check lists, employee training, awareness training)
  • Health check of existing compliance programs
  • Compiling checklists and guidelines on dawn raids; simulating an unannounced dawn raids
  • Analysis of horizontal agreements between competitors, for example on cooperation, R&D, sharing of resources (e.g. administrative management, inventories, acquisitions or marketing activities)
  • Analysis of vertical agreements such as distribution, franchising and licensing agreements
  • Drafting of agreements considering competition law requirements
  • Advice on merger control questions (notification obligation to the Competition Commission (ComCo) of concentrations of enterprises (M&A))
  • Analysis of client and competitor behavior and detection of potential abuses (internal competition law audits)


KPMG's expertise in data privacy

  • Assessment of data protection readiness
  • Design, set-up and implementation of data protection measures


KPMG's expertise in other areas of legal compliance

  • Design, set-up and implementation of corporate governance structures and compliance management systems with a focus on anti-money laundering, corruption and sanctions
  • Legal advice regarding corporate governance and compliance management systems
  • Analysis, design and implementation of business succession structures, including legal advice and preparation of all relevant legal documents

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