Daniel S.
Weber

Counsel
MLaw | LL.M. | Attorney at law

Daniel S. Weber

About

Daniel S. Weber mainly works in the areas of banking and financial market law, internal and regulatory investigations, white collar crime, and FinTech. He represents and advises clients in complex regulatory and compliance matters, including money laundering, corruption, and whistleblowing, as well as in investigations by Swiss and foreign regulatory and criminal authorities.

“Before a busy day at the law firm, I like to take my stand-up paddleboard and go for an early morning paddle on the tranquil waters of Lake Pfäffikon, with great views of the Glarus Alps. This helps me sharpen my focus. Focusing on the essentials is also an important part of being an attorney.”

Daniel S. Weber speaks German, English and French.

Daniel S. Weber
18.03.2024

Deal: Wenger Vieli advised Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank on obtaining a licence as fund manage-ment company for its subsidiary

24.07.2023

Deal: Wenger Vieli advised Swiss digital financial advisor Selma Finance on its successful crowd investing campaign

04.11.2022

Deal: Wenger Vieli advises Swiss fintech neon on crowd investing campaign and financing round

20.06.2022

Deal: Wenger Vieli advised BLKB on obtaining a FINMA banking licence for its subsidiary radicant

04.05.2022

Deal: Wenger Vieli advises leading impact investing platform Inyova on its crowdinvesting campaign

02.05.2022

Deal: F10 secures funding round and management buy-in

Publications

Since 2021 Co-Head Working Group Compliance & Investigations of the Zurich Bar Association
Since 2021 Member AML Expert Commission SRO PolyReg
Since 2020 Lawyer at Wenger Vieli Ltd.
2008-2022 Investigative Judge, Prosecutor and Department Head of Swiss Military Justice (Militia Activity)
2016-2020 Deputy Head of Investigations Switzerland at UBS AG
2011-2016 Lawyer at Homburger Ltd.
2014-2015 Secondment at the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA (Enforcement Division)
2014 UC Berkeley School of Law (LL.M.)
2009-2011 Research and teaching assistant at the University of St. Gallen
2009 Admission to the Bar
2009 Admission as Civil Law Notary of the Canton of Zug
2008 Law Clerk at the Cantonal Court of the Canton of Zug
2007-2008 Junior Lawyer at Niederer Kraft Frey Ltd.
2007 University of St. Gallen (MLaw)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Ethics & Compliance Switzerland (ECS)
The Legal 500WWLExpert GuidesLexology Client Choice DWE

Daniel Weber possesses extensive experience conducting internal and regulatory investigations on behalf of banks and other major financial entities.

Who's Who Legal, 2023/2024

Daniel Weber is highlighted as a key name in the field who excels in complex business crime matters, spanning anti-money laundering, corruption and whistleblowing.

Who's Who Legal, 2023/2024

I was very impressed by Daniel's deep understanding of the compliance risks associated with the business.

Lexology

Daniel Weber is a "top-notch white-collar crime lawyer with a stellar reputation in the Swiss market" and an "authority on regulatory investigations in the financial sector"

Who's Who Legal

Daniel is a very hands-on, smart and dedicated white collar crime and investigations lawyer and an absolute go-to lawyer for complex corporate investigations and compliance matters.

Lexology Client Choice

Daniel regularly goes the extra-mile to support and defend his clients’ interests in the best way possible, always thinking one step ahead. His dedication and commitment are impressive.

Lexology Client Choice

Daniel Weber is "incredibly active in business crime defence work", with sources adding, "He understands and anticipates how prosecutors think."

Who's Who Legal

Daniel Weber perfectly knows the needs of corporate clients and is, therefore, able to deliver accordingly. He is always up to date on new developments in the compliance and investigations area.

Legal 500

Super responsive Very knowledgeable Very easy to communicate with.

IFLR1000

A lot of experience re: regulations and the views of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA.

IFLR1000