Elisabeth Roscher

Partner

About Elisabeth Roscher

Elisabeth Roscher is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is head of the firm's Compliance and Crisis Management team. She is also part of the firm's Company Law practice.

Roscher was previously partner and head of the Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services team at EY Norway. She was also senior public prosecutor with Økokrim, heading up the Subsidy Fraud team. Roscher has extensive experience in both pleading and prosecuting cases before Norwegian courts, including several Økokrim cases before the Norwegian Supreme Court.

Elisabeth Roscher's main areas of practice include: - Corporate compliance in particular anti-corruption, anti-money-laundering and anti-trust (competition law) - Private investigations and crisis management for both national and international companies, including corporate criminal liability.

Work experience
  • 2019

    Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2016 - 2019

    Specialist Counsel, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2011 - 2016

    Partner/Lawyer, EY (Ernst & Young AS), Oslo

  • 2007 - 2008

    Director Investigation, The Norwegian Competition Authority, Bergen

  • 2002 - 2011

    Senior Prosecutor, Økokrim, Oslo

  • 2000 - 2002

    Head of Legal, The Norwegian Competition Authority, Oslo

  • 1996 - 2000

    Lawyer, Orkla ASA, Oslo

  • 1995 - 1996

    Lawyer, Hafslund Nycomed ASA, Oslo

  • 1990 - 1995

    Lawyer, Wiersholm, Oslo

  • 1989 - 1990

    Deputy Judge, Nedre Romerike County Court, Lillestrøm

  • 1988 - 1989

    Visiting Lawyer, Blake, Cassels & Graydon, Toronto, Canada

Education
  • 1988

    Cand. Jur, University of Oslo

  • 1987

    Diploma in EU law, College d'Europe, Brugge, Belgium

Directorships
  • Member, The Norwegian Bar Association's Human Rights committee

Publications
  • Åpenhet I selskapsrapportering (Transparency in Corporate Reporting), Praktisk Økonomi og Finans, 2014

  • Styrets ansvar for å forebygge og avdekke misligheter (the Board's responsibility to prevent and detect fraud), Praktisk Økonomi og Finans nr2/2013

  • Internasjonale håndhevingstrender – krav til selskapenes tiltak mot korrupsjon (International enforcement trends - requirements for companies' efforts against corruption), Praktisk Økonomi og Finans nr 4/2011

  • Contributor to the book Konkurranseloven og EØS konkurranseloven med kommentarer (Commentary to the Competition Act and the EEA Competition Act), Evensens/Sæveraas (red), Gyldendal Norsk Forlag 2009