Deborah Hondius


Deborah Hondius



Bar Admission

Switzerland, March 2015


Institute of Economic Crime Investigation / ILCE – HEG Arc Neuchâtel, 2021

Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Economic Crime Investigation

University of Geneva, Faculty of Law, 2012

Certificate of Advanced Studies in Legal Professions

Universities of Geneva and Basel, Faculties of Law, 2012

Bilingual Master of Law

University of Fribourg, 2010

Bachelor of Law

Other Positions Held

Secretary of the Swiss Chapter of the Women’s White Collar Defense Association (WWCDA)



LALIVE SA, Geneva, August 2018 to date


Python Avocats, Geneva, 2015 to 2018







Article 271 (1) of the Swiss Criminal Code: myth or reality?, in: Jusletter 4. April 2022

Tax offences as predicate offences to money laundering – Key takeaways for practitioners, In: Verrechnungssteuer, zsis) (4/2021, A20), 25 November 2021 (co-author)

Criminalité économique et procédures négociées : comparaison et état des lieux, In: La Semaine judiciaire (SJ 2021 II p. 231 ss), 19 October 2021

Asset Recovery 2022, In: Getting the Deal Through - Asset Recovery 2022, 21 July 2021 (co-author)

Overview of Switzerland's domestic anti-corruption legal framework, In: International Bar Association, Anti-Corruption Committee – anti-bribery conventions and legislation: countries overview (co-author)

Asset Recovery 2021, In: Daniel Kadar, Simon Le Reste, Stéphanie Abdesselam, Reed Smith LLP (Contributing éds.), Getting the Deal Through – Asset Recovery 2021, 30 July 2020 (co-author)

Asset Recovery 2020 – Switzerland, In: William Christopher, Fiona Simpson, Mary Young, Alun Milford and Melinka Berridge (Contributing Eds.), Getting the Deal Through - Asset Recovery 2020, pp. 103–111 (co-author)

Saga des rétrocessions: les gérants de fortune s’exposent désormais à des sanctions pénales pour gestion déloyale (art. 158 CP) en cas de violation de leurs devoirs d’information et de restitution, In: Blog de l’Institut de lutte contre la criminalité économique, 24 June 2019

Enforcement of Foreign Judgments and Arbitral Awards in Switzerland: Cracking One of the World’s Safe Boxes in New York State Bar Association – International Law Practicum, Vol. 31, Issue 2, 2018, pp. 82–86 (co-author)