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Nicolas Béguin’s practice focuses on banking, finance and corporate law.

He advises domestic and foreign companies mainly in banking and finance as well as corporate law matters (including mergers & acquisitions, restructurings and financings).

Nicolas Béguin also advises and represents clients in civil proceedings (banking litigation, shareholders disputes, directors and auditors’ liability suits). He also defends financial intermediaries in regulatory and criminal enforcement proceedings.

Nicolas Béguin is a member of the board of directors of the European Society for Banking and Financial Law (AEDBF Europe) and the President of AEDBF Switzerland. He is a member of the Geneva Bar Examination Commission, and lectures at the CAS Compliance in Financial Services.

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Education

2008

Georgetown Law, Washington D.C., LL.M. in Securities & Financial Regulation (with distinction)

2003

University of Geneva Law School, lic. iur.

Bar Admission

2005

Geneva, admitted to practice before all Swiss courts

2009

New York

Experience

Since 2014

ABR Avocats, Geneva: founding partner

2010-2014

Lenz & Staehelin, Geneva: associate / senior associate

2009-2010

Crédit Agricole (Suisse) SA, Geneva: legal counsel

2008-2009

Winston & Strawn LLP, New York: foreign associate

2006-2007

Budin & Associés, Geneva: associate

2003-2005

ZPG (now CMS von Erlach Poncet), Geneva: junior associate

Languages

French, English, German

Contact

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