Banking and Finance
Corporate and M&A
Nicolas Béguin 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.
Georgetown Law, Washington D.C., LL.M. in Securities & Financial Regulation (with distinction) (2008)
Bar Admission, Geneva, admitted to practice before all Swiss courts (2005), New York (2009)
University of Geneva, Law School, lic. iur. (2003)
Aegis (formerly ABR Attorneys at Law) : founding partner (since 2014)
Lenz & Staehelin, Geneva, associate / senior associate (2010-2014)
Crédit Agricole (Suisse) SA, Geneva, legal counsel (2009-2010)
Winston & Strawn LLP, New York, foreign associate (2008-2009)
Budin & Associés, Geneva, associate (2006-2007)
ZPG (now CMS von Erlach Poncet), Geneva, junior associate (2003-2005)