Philipp Fischer

Philipp Fischer Oberson Abels
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The keynote speaker will be Philipp Fischer, Partner at OBERSON ABELS Ltd. Philipp Fischer will share his views on the evolving regulatory landscape and the expectations for the management of data privacy risk, in particular given the upcoming Act. Increasingly, this subject is moving to the risk domain as risk assessments need to be undertaken.

Philipp graduated from the University of Geneva in 2004 and was admitted to the Geneva Bar in 2007. In 2009, he earned a LL.M. at Harvard Law School. After having worked in major law firms in New York, Zurich and Geneva (2010 – 2016), he co-founded the law firm OBERSON ABELS Ltd in 2016. Philipp has been advising financial institutions (in particular banks, securities houses, insurance companies and independent asset managers) on Swiss banking, financial and data protection regulations for over 15 years.


18:30 Welcome cocktail
19:15 Take seat at dinner table
19:30 Welcome speech by president (Janos Blum)
19:40 Appetizers
20:00 Introduction of speaker (Jean-Pierre Colombara)
20:05 Keynote speech by Philipp Fischer
20:40 Main Course and Dessert
21:30 End of event

Swiss Risk Association in Romandie

The Swiss Risk Association (SRA) is a non-profit organisation and open forum for risk management. Through events, discussions and knowledge transfer, the SRA strengthens Switzerland’s position as a financial competence centre.

The Swiss Risk Association was created 10 years ago and was mainly covering the Swiss German Part of Switzerland. In order to expand our organization within the French part of Switzerland, we created a new Chapter “Romandie”, which was successfully launched last year. As part of the development in the Romandie, we are excited to bring an unforgettable evening and exclusive networking opportunities at the CRO Circle Dinner. This new event format has been a great success in Zurich and therefore, we are excited to have one of such prestigious event in “Romandie”.

The goals of the Romandie Chapter are to develop the exchange of knowhow and networking opportunities via the organization of Chapter Event covering various Risk topics, in the areas of Private banking, asset management and commodities trading etc.

Why CRO circle

The CRO Circle institutionalizes the needs to informally debate, share experience, best practices, thoughts and ideas within colleagues of different financial institutions having a position at level C- , Executive Board members, Board  of directors or responsible for Risk Management . It should also help you to identify risk topics that you didn’t think of yet. It provides you with very exclusive networking opportunities and surely new friendships.

The “CRO Circle” targets the most senior risk managers, the leaders who are responsible to identify and manage the risk for a company comprehensively. You can become a “CRO Circle” member, if your company is a Corporate Member of the Swiss Risk Association.


  • CRO Circle Dinner
     24. May 2023
     18:30 - 22:00


Le Baroque Restaurant, Rue du Rhône 4, 1204 Genève, Switzerland

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