• Dr. Ralph Wyss
  • Partner | Attorney-at-Law
  • Deloitte AG, Switzerland | Head Risk and Regulatory Assurance for Financial Services
  • Dr. Ralph Wyss is a Swiss attorney at law and PhD (law) with 28 years of professional experience across a variety of industries. He is a well-known Regulatory and Compliance expert in the Swiss marketplace. At Deloitte, he leads the Risk and Regulatory Assurance Services. He also covers the regulatory part of Restructuring Services and acts regularly as Co-Liquidator in the firm’s liquidation engagements. He has served as Managing Director Legal & Compliance in the Vontobel group; was member of the Board of Directors of Goldman Sachs Bank (Switzerland); was the founding director of Centrum Bank (Schweiz); served as Chairman of the Institute for Compliance and Quality Management ICQM; currently Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Clientis Bank Oberuzwil and member of the Board of Directors of the Clientis Group of banks. He advised banks on a daily basis and as member or leader of projects in the area of AML, KYC, cross-border, data protection, outsourcing guidelines and customer matters. He is also co-author of a well-known legal commentary on the AML Act and Ordinances (currently finalizing the 3rd edition), publisher of various articles regarding regulatory aspects and a regular speaker in the area of FCC regulations.