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FBT Attorneys-at-Law

RUE DU 31-DÉCEMBRE 47, CASE POSTALE 6120, 1211 GENEVA 6, SWITZERLAND
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Work +41 22 849 6040
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Web:
www.fbt.ch
Geneva, Paris

Jean-Louis Tsimaratos

Tel:
Work +41228496040
Email:
FBT Attorneys-at-Law

Work Department

Banking & Finance Law.

Position

Partner and member of the Banking and Finance Group.

Jean-Louis Tsimaratos advises a number of Swiss and international banking institutions, as well as companies active in asset management, securities dealing or intermediation as well as Swiss and foreign funds and fund managers.

Career

Since 2014 - Managing Parner, Transversal Advisors DMCC, Dubai
Since 1993
 - Partner, FBT Avocats SA, Geneva
1991-1993 - Head of Legal Department, Capco Capacity Finance, Geneva
1987-1991 : Legal Department, BNP Paribas (Suisse) SA.

Languages

French, English, Italian and Greek.

Member

Geneva Bar Association
Swiss Bar Association
International Bar Association (IBA).

Education

1987 - Admission to the Geneva Bar
1984 - Law Degree, University of Geneva.


Switzerland

Banking and finance: Geneva

Within: Banking and finance: Geneva

FBT Attorneys-at-Law has expertise in banking, finance regulations, fund investment, asset management and securities, while also representing clients in FINMA enforcement, civil and criminal proceedings. Frédérique Bensahel assisted a Swiss bank with the constitution and private placement of a private equity fund in relation to an international real estate project. Pierre-Olivier Etique and Jean-Louis Tsimaratos advised a fund asset manager on offering shares from two investment funds on a US-based electronic platform.

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Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland

Within: Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland

'Dynamic and well-reputed firm' FBT Attorneys-at-Law has 'a pragmatic approach to problems and considerable experience in regulatory and financial environments'. Based in Geneva, the team handles banking, corporate and commercial, private client, tax and litigation work. Frédérique Bensahel, Jean-Louis Tsimaratos and Pierre-Olivier Etique are active in banking and finance, while tax partner Jean-Luc Bochatay, private client specialist Michel Abt and corporate lawyer Marco Villa are other key practitioners.

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Private client

Within: Private client

FBT Attorneys-at-Law's client base comprises high-net-worth individuals and family offices, as well as intermediaries such as banks, wealth managers, investment funds and fund asset managers. The practice acts for clients in private banking, international succession, fund, trust structuring, tax, transactions and relocation matters. Department lead Frédérique Bensahel, tax partners Jean-Luc Bochatay and Michel Abt, as well as banking specialist Jean-Louis Tsimaratos make up the core team.

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