20th Annual Conference, Zurich 2015


Monday, 14 September 2015

09:00 - 10:30: Opening Ceremony, Welcome Addresses and Keynote speaker

  • Simonetta Sommaruga, President of the Swiss Confedration and Head of the Federal Department of Justice and Police, Switzerland
  • Michael Lauber, Attorney General, Switzerland
  • Gerhard Jarosch, President of the IAP
  • Derk Kuipers, Secretary-General of the IAP

11:00 - 13:00: Plenary 1 "International Cooperation (white collar crime, money laundering and corruption"

Chair: Michael Lauber, Attorney General, Switzerland


Discussion Facilitator: Michael Lauber, Attorney General, Switzerland

14:30 - 16:00 Workshops

1A:  "Recovering Proceeds of Crime - how can we do it better?"

Chair: Robert Wallner, Attorney General, Liechtenstein


  • Pascale Baeriswyl, Ambassador and Vice Director, Directorate of International Law, Ministry of Justice, Switzerland
  • Daniel Claman, Assistant Deputy Chief, Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section, DOJ, USA. SYNOPSIS
  • Satyajit Boolell, Director of Public Prosecutions, Mauritius. SYNOPSIS
  • Eileen Kirkwood, Head of Proceeds of Crime Unit, Serious and Organised Crime Division, Procurator Fiscal Service, Scotland, UK

Rapporteur: Romaric Azalou, Judge, Court of Appeal of Cotonou, Benin

1B: "Challenges in International Cooperation"

Chair: Vitaliy Kasko, Deputy Prosecutor General, Ukraine


Rapporteur: Maxine Jackson, Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, Jamaica


1C: "Independent experts in international corruption cases"

Chair: Christopher Toth, Deputy Executive Director, National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), USA


Rapporteur: Gavin Shiu, Senior Assistant, Director of Public Prosecutions, Hong Kong Department of Justice.


1D: "Cybercrime: Bit-Coin and other challenges"

Chair: Daniel Thelesklaf, Leader Financial Intelligence Unit, Liechtenstein


Rapporteur: Angela Brooks, Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, Turks and Caicos Islands