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Benjamin Borsodi

Benjamin Borsodi

Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd15bis, rue des AlpesPO Box 2088GenevaSwitzerland1211
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Thought Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended
WWL Ranking: Recommended

Global Leader

Asset Recovery 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader

WWL says

The “excellent” Benjamin Borsodi is “very well regarded” by peers who applaud his profound expertise in fraud and bribery matters involving US and Swiss authorities.

Biography

Benjamin Borsodi is Schellenberg Wittmer's managing partner. As head of the internal corporate investigations group in Geneva, his areas of practice cover fraud and business crime, international mutual legal assistance, corporate investigations, asset tracing and recovery and compliance as well as banking litigation.

Recent examples of Benjamin's expertise include conducting an internal investigation on behalf of a leading commodities trading company in the context of bribery and money laundering allegations; acting on behalf of a sovereign state to recover substantial assets dissipated through a multi-jurisdictional fraud and bribery scheme; obtaining the release of significant assets for a Russian individual entangled in allegations of a "pump-and-dump" market manipulation scheme; defending one of the major Brazilian construction companies for the Swiss aspects of the Petrobras scandal; assisting the trustees and beneficiaries of a trust in the context of massive assets' misappropriation and breach of trust.

Benjamin is active in several professional associations such as the International Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the European Criminal Bar Association. He has authored and co-authored several publications on business crime-related issues and is a frequent speaker at international conferences, which includes regular engagements at C5 events, particularly in the fields of fraud and asset recovery.

Benjamin graduated from the University of Geneva with a degree in economics in 1994 followed by a degree in law in 1996. He was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1999 and to the New York Bar in 2001, after earning a Master of Laws from Georgetown University law centre in 2000.

WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader

WWL says

Benjamin Borsodi stands out among peers for his “great analysis capability” and “excellent knowledge of the subject matter”. Peers commend his “open-minded and strategic approach” with one commenting, “He knows every detail of the claim.”

Biography

Benjamin Borsodi is Schellenberg Wittmer's managing partner. As head of the internal corporate investigations group in Geneva, his areas of practice cover fraud and business crime, international mutual legal assistance, corporate investigations, asset tracing and recovery and compliance as well as banking litigation.

Recent examples of Benjamin's expertise include conducting an internal investigation on behalf of a leading commodities trading company in the context of bribery and money laundering allegations; participating in the process of the monitoring programme imposed by the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) upon the Swiss branch of a major international bank; and representation of a high ranking association official in proceedings conducted by FIFA and authorities in the US and Switzerland. The case involved multiple investigations simultaneously and close coordination with another South American firm. 

Benjamin is highly recognised by leading directories and publications for his expertise in white-collar crime and compliance, asset recovery and investigations. Chambers and Partners say clients describe him as "one of the best counsel".

Benjamin is active in several professional associations such as the International Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the European Criminal Bar Association. He has authored and co-authored several publications on business crime related issues and is a frequent speaker at international conferences, which includes regular engagements at C5 events, particularly in the fields of fraud and asset recovery.

Benjamin graduated from the University of Geneva with a degree in economics in 1994 followed by a degree in law in 1996. He was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1999 and to the New York Bar in 2001, after earning a Master of Laws from Georgetown University law centre in 2000.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Benjamin Borsodi stands out among peers for his “great analysis capability” and “excellent knowledge of the subject matter”. Peers commend his “open-minded and strategic approach” with one commenting, “He knows every detail of the claim.”

Biography

Benjamin Borsodi is Schellenberg Wittmer's managing partner. As head of the internal corporate investigations group in Geneva, his areas of practice cover fraud and business crime, international mutual legal assistance, corporate investigations, asset tracing and recovery and compliance as well as banking litigation.

Recent examples of Benjamin's expertise include conducting an internal investigation on behalf of a leading commodities trading company in the context of bribery and money laundering allegations; participating in the process of the monitoring programme imposed by the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) upon the Swiss branch of a major international bank; and representation of a high ranking association official in proceedings conducted by FIFA and authorities in the US and Switzerland. The case involved multiple investigations simultaneously and close coordination with another South American firm. 

Benjamin is highly recognised by leading directories and publications for his expertise in white-collar crime and compliance, asset recovery and investigations. Chambers and Partners say clients describe him as "one of the best counsel".

Benjamin is active in several professional associations such as the International Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the European Criminal Bar Association. He has authored and co-authored several publications on business crime related issues and is a frequent speaker at international conferences, which includes regular engagements at C5 events, particularly in the fields of fraud and asset recovery.

Benjamin graduated from the University of Geneva with a degree in economics in 1994 followed by a degree in law in 1996. He was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1999 and to the New York Bar in 2001, after earning a Master of Laws from Georgetown University law centre in 2000.

Investigations

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

 Benjamin Borsodi is a "very well-known" practitioner who specialises in internal corporate investigations, providing clients with comprehensive advice in complex white-collar crime issues.

Biography

Benjamin Borsodi is Schellenberg Wittmer's managing partner. As head of the internal corporate investigations group in Geneva, his areas of practice cover fraud and business crime, international mutual legal assistance, corporate investigations, asset tracing and recovery and compliance as well as banking litigation.

Recent examples of Benjamin's expertise include conducting an internal investigation on behalf of a leading commodities trading company in the context of bribery and money laundering allegations; acting on behalf of a sovereign state to recover substantial assets dissipated through a multijurisdictional fraud and bribery scheme; obtaining the release of significant assets for a Russian individual entangled in allegations of a "pump-and-dump" market manipulation scheme; defending one of the major Brazilian construction companies for the Swiss aspects of the Petrobras scandal; and assisting the trustees and beneficiaries of a trust in the context of massive assets' misappropriation and breach of trust.

Benjamin is active in several professional associations such as the International Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the European Criminal Bar Association. He has authored and co- authored several publications on business crime-related issues and is a frequent speaker at international conferences, which includes regular engagements at C5 events, particularly in the fields of fraud and asset recovery.

Benjamin graduated from the University of Geneva with a degree in economics in 1994 followed by a degree in law in 1996. He was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1999 and to the New York Bar in 2001, after earning a Master of Laws from Georgetown University law centre in 2000.

Litigation

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Benjamin Borsodi is described as "an experienced disputes lawyer" with an excellent reputation for his work in corporate investigations.

Biography

Benjamin Borsodi is Schellenberg Wittmer's managing partner. As head of the internal corporate investigations group in Geneva, his areas of practice cover fraud and business crime, international mutual legal assistance, corporate investigations, asset tracing and recovery and compliance as well as banking litigation.

Recent examples of Benjamin's expertise include conducting an internal investigation on behalf of a leading commodities trading company in the context of bribery and money laundering allegations; participating in the process of the monitoring programme imposed by the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) upon the Swiss branch of a major international bank; and representation of a high ranking association official in proceedings conducted by FIFA and authorities in the US and Switzerland. The case involved multiple investigations simultaneously and close coordination with another South American firm. 

Benjamin is highly recognised by leading directories and publications for his expertise in white-collar crime and compliance, asset recovery and investigations. Chambers and Partners say clients describe him as "one of the best counsel".

Benjamin is active in several professional associations such as the International Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the European Criminal Bar Association. He has authored and co-authored several publications on business crime related issues and is a frequent speaker at international conferences, which includes regular engagements at C5 events, particularly in the fields of fraud and asset recovery.

Benjamin graduated from the University of Geneva with a degree in economics in 1994 followed by a degree in law in 1996. He was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1999 and to the New York Bar in 2001, after earning a Master of Laws from Georgetown University law centre in 2000.

National Leader

Switzerland - Asset Recovery

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Benjamin Borsodi is a well-respected figure in the Swiss market who stands out for his impressive work in corporate fraud and related asset tracing and recovery.

Biography

Benjamin Borsodi is Schellenberg Wittmer's managing partner. As head of the internal corporate investigations group in Geneva, his areas of practice cover fraud and business crime, international mutual legal assistance, corporate investigations, asset tracing and recovery and compliance as well as banking litigation.

Recent examples of Benjamin's expertise include conducting an internal investigation on behalf of a leading commodities trading company in the context of bribery and money laundering allegations; acting on behalf of a sovereign state to recover substantial assets dissipated through a multi-jurisdictional fraud and bribery scheme; obtaining the release of significant assets for a Russian individual entangled in allegations of a "pump-and-dump" market manipulation scheme; defending one of the major Brazilian construction companies for the Swiss aspects of the Petrobras scandal; assisting the trustees and beneficiaries of a trust in the context of massive assets' misappropriation and breach of trust.

Benjamin is active in several professional associations such as the International Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the European Criminal Bar Association. He has authored and co-authored several publications on business crime-related issues and is a frequent speaker at international conferences, which includes regular engagements at C5 events, particularly in the fields of fraud and asset recovery.

Benjamin graduated from the University of Geneva with a degree in economics in 1994 followed by a degree in law in 1996. He was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1999 and to the New York Bar in 2001, after earning a Master of Laws from Georgetown University law centre in 2000.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Benjamin Borsodi is one of the most prominent white-collar crime specialists in the market, who regularly works with corporate entities and executives in high-stakes internal investigations and disputes.

Biography

Benjamin Borsodi is Schellenberg Wittmer's managing partner. As head of the internal corporate investigations group in Geneva, his areas of practice cover fraud and business crime, international mutual legal assistance, corporate investigations, asset tracing and recovery and compliance as well as banking litigation.

Recent examples of Benjamin's expertise include conducting an internal investigation on behalf of a leading commodities trading company in the context of bribery and money laundering allegations; acting on behalf of a sovereign state to recover substantial assets dissipated through a multi-jurisdictional fraud and bribery scheme; obtaining the release of significant assets for a Russian individual entangled in allegations of a "pump-and-dump" market manipulation scheme; defending one of the major Brazilian construction companies for the Swiss aspects of the Petrobras scandal; and assisting the trustees and beneficiaries of a trust in the context of massive assets' misappropriation and breach of trust.

Benjamin is active in several professional associations such as the International Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the European Criminal Bar Association. He has authored and co- authored several publications on business crime related issues and is a frequent speaker at international conferences, which includes regular engagements at C5 events, particularly in the fields of fraud and asset recovery.

Benjamin graduated from the University of Geneva with a degree in economics in 1994 followed by a degree in law in 1996. He was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1999 and to the New York Bar in 2001, after earning a master of laws from Georgetown University law centre in 2000.

WWL Ranking: Recommended
Switzerland - Litigation

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Benjamin Borsodi is well respected among peers for his expert handling of complex contentious issues across the white-collar crime space.

Biography

Benjamin Borsodi is Schellenberg Wittmer's managing partner. As head of the internal corporate investigations group in Geneva, his areas of practice cover fraud and business crime, international mutual legal assistance, corporate investigations, asset tracing and recovery and compliance as well as banking litigation.

Recent examples of Benjamin's expertise include conducting an internal investigation on behalf of a leading commodities trading company in the context of bribery and money laundering allegations; acting on behalf of a sovereign state to recover substantial assets dissipated through a multi-jurisdictional fraud and bribery scheme; obtaining the release of significant assets for a Russian individual entangled in allegations of a "pump-and-dump" market manipulation scheme; defending one of the major Brazilian construction companies for the Swiss aspects of the Petrobras scandal; assisting the trustees and beneficiaries of a trust in the context of massive assets' misappropriation and breach of trust.

Benjamin is active in several professional associations such as the International Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the European Criminal Bar Association. He has authored and co- authored several publications on business crime related issues and is a frequent speaker at international conferences, which includes regular engagements at C5 events, particularly in the fields of fraud and asset recovery.

Benjamin graduated from the University of Geneva with a degree in economics in 1994 followed by a degree in law in 1996. He was admitted to the Swiss Bar in 1999 and to the New York Bar in 2001, after earning a Master of Laws from Georgetown University law centre in 2000.

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