WITH OVER 20 YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE — INCLUDING 18 YEARS AS IN-HOUSE COUNSEL FOR SOME OF THE TOP BANKING AND FINANCIAL SERVICES CORPORATIONS [HEAD OF LEGAL & COMPLIANCE AT ING, SWITZERLAND – HEAD OF LEGAL FINANCIAL SECURITY, LITIGATION & LEGAL INVESTIGATION AT BNP PARIBAS, SWITZERLAND] — CYRUS SIASSI ADVISES CLIENTS ON A WIDE VARIETY OF CROSS-BORDER TRANSACTIONAL MATTERS RELATED TO SHIPPING, INSURANCE, BANKING, REGULATORY COMPLIANCE AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE.
Cyrus also routinely manages both pre-contentious and non-contentious matters, including arbitrations, trade litigation and mediations. His extensive experience, particularly in the commodities and shipping sectors, allows him to effectively advocate on behalf of his clients. In addition, Cyrus is a lecturer for legal and compliance certificates in Geneva in the field of international embargoes, sanctions and export controls. Cyrus is a Swiss qualified lawyer, admitted to the Geneva Bar and a Solicitor in the Senior Courts of England and Wales. After a Partnership with the international Law Firm, Sutherland (Europe) LLP, Cyrus has set up his own practice, with Robert McCunn and in association with Thomas Miller Law Ltd, England.