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30.11.2020 : Legal Era India / Switzerland: a differentiated approach to fraud
Swiss law interprets the offence of fraud in a special way where in addition to the characteristics of deception and damage as known in many jurisdictions, a qualified lie, i.e. a malicious approach, is required.


18.11.2020 : WBF / Administrative investigation by Cornel Borbély finished with final report and recommendations
The Federal Council was informed of the report on the administrative investigation on 18 November 2020. Cornel Borbély, who was appointed to conduct the investigation, identified a need for action in the management and organisational structures of the Federal Office for National Economic Supply and in the area of compliance and governance. In the report, he lists 12 recommendations, which include a series of strategic and organisational measures to improve the performance and efficiency of the Federal Office for National Econimic Supply.


07.11.2020 : Zurich media / Interview with lawyer Cornel Borbély about criminal proceedings


17.01.2020 : WBF / Administrative investigation by Cornel Borbély
The head of the department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research, Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin, has mandated an administrative investigation to investigate, by external expert Cornel Borbély, the leadership organization of the Federal Office for National Economic Supply. With regard to ongoing investigations, no further information is currently available.


18.12.2018 : Federal Court (Bundesgericht) / Leading case won at the Federal Court by Law Office Dr. Borbély (violence and threats against public authorities and public officials, art. 285 Swiss Criminal Code)


12.11.2018 : Der Bund / Helicopter flights for women and liquor


12.07.2018 : Neue Zürcher Zeitung / How a PowerPoint presentation decided about the Stettbacher case


15.03.2018 : St. Galler Tagblatt / Fight against corruption in football


14.03.2018 : Année politique Suisse / Cornel Borbély elected as member of the Supervisory Authority for the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland


21.11.2017 : Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung / Borbély and Eckert consultants


05.10.2017 : Neue Zürcher Zeitung / Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport has mandated Zurich based lawyer Cornel Borbély to investigate the expenses processes within the Swiss army in the frame of a follow-up administrative investigation


25.01.2017 : Aargauer Zeitung / Federal Councillor Parmelin clarifies Blattmann's role


23.01.2017 : VBS / Administrative investigation by Cornel Borbély
The head of the department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport VBS has mandated an administrative investigation to investigate, by an external expert, Cornel Borbély, the allegations against chief medical staff of the Army, Major General Andreas Stettbacher. With regard to ongoing investigations, no further information is currently available.


23.12.2016 : Bilanz / 'who is who' business magazine Bilanz, business law
Cornel Borbély, criminal lawyer and FIFA-chief investigator.


31.08.2016 : Economic Crime Investigation / Cornel Borbély new director of studies Master Economic Crime Investigation, University of Lucerne


05.01.2016 : New York Times / FIFA investigator Borbély recommends a 9-year ban for football official


27.10.2015 : SF DRS / Cornel Borbély - searching for traces


30.03.2015 : FFHS / Interview with Cornel Borbély about the course of studies "CAS Compliance & Corporate Governance" at FFHS
"It is crucial that the students acquire knowledge in economic criminal law in the international context."


06.03.2015 : Neue Zürcher Zeitung / Interview with Cornel Borbély about the investigating body of FIFA's Ethics Committee


05.03.2015 : Reuters / BBC / Eurosport / Interview with Cornel Borbély about FIFA's Investigatory Chamber:
"Our work is conducted with a high degree of professionalism, is of high quality and efficient, and I believe we are a credible team".


02.03.2015 : Tele 1 / Development of a special department for economic crimes in the canton of Lucerne
The increasing number of companies in the canton of Lucerne leads to more investigations, also in the area of economic crimes. The development of a special department for economic crimes serves all parties, and in particular the business location of Lucerne.

(Part 1: statement about the economic penal procedure of the canton of Nidwalden | Part 2 : statement about the development of a special department for economic crimes)



05.09.2014 : Washington Post / FIFA report on allegedly corrupt World Cup bidding process released


23.06.2014 : Military Justice (Militärjustiz) / Crash of F/A-18, cause determined
Pilot error and failed turn manoeuvre resulted in the crash on 23 October 2013.