Baldi & Caratsch is a Swiss litigation boutique with offices in Zurich. The firm has been involved in various major fraud disputes and supported other FraudNet members in transnational cases, including the freezing of assets concealed on Swiss bank accounts, assistance in international legal assistance matters and recovery proceedings, institution of local criminal proceedings in aid of a request for tracing concealed assets or a money laundering investigation, recognition of foreign bankruptcy proceedings and of foreign interlocutory measures in Switzerland.
Michele Caratsch holds a law degree of the University of Zurich and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) of New York University. He was admitted to the Zurich Bar in 1991 and to the New York Bar in 1995.
He heads the litigation team of B&C, and specialises in complex commercial litigation and arbitration, with a particular focus on fraud and asset recovery. Michele Caratsch represented clients in several court proceedings, coordinated transnational fraud recovery proceedings in various jurisdictions which involved asset tracing and obtainance of freezing orders in multiple jurisdictions and advised foreign state bodies in formulating requests for mutual assistance directed to Switzerland. He speaks German, Italian and English and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.