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Asset Recovery 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Benjamin Borsodi is a fraud and white-collar crime specialist, singled out for his expert handling of asset-tracing proceedings and mutual legal assistance matters.

Biography

Benjamin Borsodi is a member of Schellenberg Wittmer's dispute resolution practice group. 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 garners plaudits for his significant experience defending corporations against corruption and money-laundering allegations.

Biography

Benjamin Borsodi is a member of Schellenberg Wittmer's dispute resolution practice group. 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 excels in banking litigation, money laundering investigations and corruption allegations.

Biography

Benjamin Borsodi is a member of Schellenberg Wittmer's dispute resolution practice group. 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.

Investigations 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader

Peers and clients say:

"He is who you want on your side in times of crisis" "He's cool headed, calm and clear in his approach to complex issues" "Benjamin is a real pleasure to work with" 

Biography

Benjamin Borsodi is a member of Schellenberg Wittmer's dispute resolution practice group. 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 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Benjamin Borsodi is a longstanding figure with immense expertise in commercial and banking litigation.

Biography

Benjamin Borsodi is a member of Schellenberg Wittmer's dispute resolution practice group and head of the internal corporate investigations group in Geneva. His areas of practice cover fraud and business crime, international mutual legal assistance, corporate investigations, compliance, asset tracing and recovery as well as banking and commercial litigation.

Recent examples of Benjamin's expertise include representing a leading commodities trading company in the context of bribery and money laundering allegations that led to the third largest corporate criminal liability plea deal in Switzerland; 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.

National Leader

Switzerland - Asset Recovery 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Benjamin Borsodi is highly experienced in corporate investigations and is commended for his superb work on tracing and recovering assets. 

Biography

Benjamin Borsodi is a member of Schellenberg Wittmer's dispute resolution practice group and head of the corporate investigation group in Geneva. His areas of practice include white-collar crime (fraud, corruption, money laundering, etc.), international legal assistance, corporate investigations, compliance, asset tracing and recovery as well as banking and commercial litigation.

Examples of Benjamin's expertise include representing a leading commodities trading house in the context of transnational bribery allegations; assisting 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; representing the trustees and beneficiaries of a trust in the context of massive assets' misappropriation and breach of trust; and acting on behalf of several major financial institutions facing claims from disgruntled clients.

Benjamin is active in several professional associations such as the International 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 in 2000.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Benjamin Borsodi is “very active and great to work with” on defence proceedings, with an impressed source adding, “He is my go-to in Geneva.”

Biography

Benjamin Borsodi is a member of Schellenberg Wittmer's dispute resolution practice group and head of the corporate investigation group in Geneva. His areas of practice include white-collar crime (fraud, corruption, money laundering, etc.), international legal assistance, corporate investigations, compliance, asset tracing and recovery as well as banking and commercial litigation.

Examples of Benjamin's expertise include representing a leading commodities trading house in the context of transnational bribery allegations; assisting 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; representing the trustees and beneficiaries of a trust in the context of massive assets' misappropriation and breach of trust; and acting on behalf of several major financial institutions facing claims from disgruntled clients.

Benjamin is active in several professional associations such as the International 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 in 2000.

Switzerland - Investigations 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Benjamin Borsodi is "who you would want on your side at a time of crisis because he is cool headed, calm and clear in his approach to complex issues”.

Biography

Benjamin Borsodi is a member of Schellenberg Wittmer's dispute resolution practice group and head of the corporate investigation group in Geneva. His areas of practice include white-collar crime (fraud, corruption, money laundering, etc.), international legal assistance, corporate investigations, compliance, asset tracing and recovery as well as banking and commercial litigation.

Examples of Benjamin's expertise include representing a leading commodities trading house in the context of transnational bribery allegations; assisting 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; representing the trustees and beneficiaries of a trust in the context of massive assets' misappropriation and breach of trust; and acting on behalf of several major financial institutions facing claims from disgruntled clients.

Benjamin is active in several professional associations such as the International 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 in 2000.

Switzerland - Litigation 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Benjamin Borsodi is “incredibly engaged in litigation” and is known for his expert handling of alleged corruption and money laundering claims.

Biography

Benjamin Borsodi is a member of Schellenberg Wittmer's dispute resolution practice group and head of the corporate investigation group in Geneva. His areas of practice include white-collar crime (fraud, corruption, money laundering, etc.), international legal assistance, corporate investigations, compliance, asset tracing and recovery as well as banking and commercial litigation.

Examples of Benjamin's expertise include representing a leading commodities trading house in the context of transnational bribery allegations; assisting 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; representing the trustees and beneficiaries of a trust in the context of massive assets' misappropriation and breach of trust; and acting on behalf of several major financial institutions facing claims from disgruntled clients.

Benjamin is active in several professional associations such as the International 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 in 2000.

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