Olivier Depierre, co-founder and Partner of the firm, is an attorney-at-law specialized in TGE support based on replicated hash-block technologies with a former background and long experience in Banking law, financial regulation and white-collar crimes.
He worked several years with banks and other financial intermediaries in the field of compliance and acts now on mandates for establishments newly subject to a prudential supervision, such as trustees, independent portfolio managers and investment advisers, as well as on mandates for commercial companies in connection with matters in banking and financial law, regulations of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA (guarantee of irreproachable business activity, rules of conduct, authorization requests), criminal business law as well as in contract law and debt collection & bankruptcy law.
Former assistant at the University of Geneva in criminal law, Olivier is also a retired investigating Magistrate (captain) of the Swiss Military Court of First Instance.
He is a founder committee member of the Geneva Blockchain Congress, and holds a LL.M in Banking & Financial law, a MAS in Compliance Management and is a former registered Trust & Estate Practitioner (TEP). He is a a member of the ICO evaluation committee of the Canton of Geneva and a regular author at the Centre for Banking and Financial Law at the University of Geneva. Moreover, Olivier is a speaker on blockchain/cryptocurrencies and financial regulation for various conferences. He has published a lot of articles and contributions in the Swiss French-speaking press.
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