ACTIVITIES

Nicolas Killen advises individuals and legal entities, including banks, asset managers, investment funds and industrial companies.

Nicolas Killen focuses his practice on commercial law, notably company law (setting up, structuring, and shareholders’ agreements), contract law, as well as on banking law, securities firms and collective investment schemes. Nicolas Killen focuses equally on mergers and acquisitions. He also advises on national and international tax matters.

Nicolas Killen serves on the board of directors of a number of banks and financial and commercial companies. He also serves on the board of several foundations.

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES
2011

Managing partner at Borel & Barbey

1999

Partner at Borel & Barbey

1992

Associate at Borel & Barbey

1991

Associate at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP, New York

1991

New York Bar Association

1990

Duke University School of Law, USA (LLM)

1989

Geneva Bar

1986

Legal intern at Borel & Barbey

1986

Geneva University (lic.iur.)

LANGUAGES

French

English

MEMBERSHIPS

Swiss Bar Association

Geneva Bar Association

Swiss Tax Association

Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association (SECA)

American Bar Association

PUBLICATIONS

“Cheque the facts”, in Brief- Switzerland update, London (2002)

“Mergers and Acquisitions”, International Financial Law Review, London (1997)

“Mergers and Acquisitions”, International Financial Law Review, London (1996)
“Legal and regulatory aspects of M&A in Switzerland“, The European M&A Handbook 1996-97,¬†UK (1996)
“New Swiss Federal Act on Stock Exchanges and Securities Trading”, New York International Chapter News, New York (1995)