Elisabeth Roscher


About Elisabeth

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_NEWLINE_2016-2019 Specialist Counsel, Wikborg Rein, Oslo_NEWLINE_2011-2016 Partner/Lawyer, EY (Ernst & Young AS), Oslo_NEWLINE_2002-2011 Senior Prosecutor, Økokrim, Oslo_NEWLINE_2007-2008 Director Investigation, The Norwegian Competition Authority, Bergen_NEWLINE_2000-2002 Head of Legal, The Norwegian Competition Authority, Oslo_NEWLINE_1996-2000 Lawyer, Orkla ASA, Oslo_NEWLINE_1995-1996 Lawyer, Hafslund Nycomed ASA, Oslo_NEWLINE_1990-1995 Lawyer, Wiersholm, Oslo_NEWLINE_1989-1990 Deputy Judge, Nedre Romerike County Court, Lillestrøm_NEWLINE_1988-1989 Visiting Lawyer, Blake, Cassels & Graydon, Toronto, Canada _NEWLINE_
1988, Cand. Jur, University of Oslo_NEWLINE_1987 Diploma in EU law, College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium_NEWLINE_
Åpenhet I selskapsrapportering (Transparency in Corporate Reporting), Praktisk Økonomi og Finans, 2014_NEWLINE_Styrets ansvar for å forebygge og avdekke misligheter (the Board's responsibility to prevent and detect fraud), Praktisk Økonomi og Finans nr2/2013_NEWLINE_Internasjonale håndhevingstrender – krav til selskapenes tiltak mot korrupsjon (International enforcement trends - requirements for companies' efforts against corruption), Praktisk Økonomi og Finans nr 4/2011_NEWLINE_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_NEWLINE__NEWLINE__NEWLINE_
Member, The Norwegian Bar Association's Human Rights committee