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Lawyer

Bernard J. Reverdin, Swiss lawyer. Bar: Switzerland 1945, New York 1955. Member New York State Bar Association (chair committee international trust and estate 1988-1990), American Foreign Law Association (past president), Consular Law Society (past president), International Law Association, Union International des Avocats, Swiss Society New York, German American Law Association.

Background

Reverdin, Bernard J. was born on June 21, 1919 in Baden, Switzerland. Son of Jean and Germaine Reverdin. came to the United States, 1948, naturalized, 1954.

Education

University of Geneva (Bachelor of Laws, 1942). Graduate Program, Harvard Law School (1948-1949). Spoken languages: French and German.

Career

Worked at Eaton & Van Winkle (New York, NY) specializing in International, Trusts and Estates, Business, Corporate Law. Admitted to the bar, 1945, Geneva, Switzerland. 1955, New York.

Lecturer, "Swiss Insider Trading," "International Insolvency Proceedings," International Law Weekends, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 1982 and 1987.

"Foreign Lawyers in New York," New York Law School, May, 1988. "How to Use Offshore Trusts," New York State Bar Association, Section International Law and Practice, Washington, D.C. (1989). "Agents, Distributors and Franchisees Under United States.

Law," Chamber of Commerce, Avignon, France (1993). "International Estate Planning and Foreign Trusts," New York State Bar Association, Section International Law and Practice, Berlin, Germany (1993) and Monaco (1996). Enforcement in the United States. of Arbitral Decisions under NAFTA, 4th Geneva Global Arbitration Forum (1994).

Drafter of Liberian Business Corporation Act. Member, Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association. Member: Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

New York State (Chairman, Committee on International Estate and Trust Law, 1988-1990), American (Member, Sections on: International Law and Practice. Real Property, Probate and Trust Law) and International Bar Associations. American Society of International Law.

American Foreign Law Association (President, 1986-1988). Consular Law Society (President, 1983-1985). International Law Association (United States.

Branch); Union Internationale des Avocats (United States.

Achievements

  • Bar: Switzerland 1945, New York 1955.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Lecturer in field.

Membership

Member, Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association. Member: Association of the Bar of the City of New York. New York State (Chairman, Committee on International Estate and Trust Law, 1988-1990), American (Member, Sections on: International Law and Practice.

Real Property, Probate and Trust Law) and International Bar Associations. American Society of International Law. American Foreign Law Association (President, 1986-1988).

Consular Law Society (President, 1983-1985). International Law Association (United States. Branch); Union Internationale des Avocats (United States.

Connections

Married Marcelle Coicou Reverdin. Children: Caroline Reverdin Flanagan, Brigitte, Nathalie.

father:
Jean Reverdin

mother:
Germaine Reverdin

spouse:
Marcelle Coicou Reverdin

child:
Brigitte Reverdin

child:
Nathalie Reverdin

child:
Caroline Reverdin Flanagan Reverdin