Some Corporate History On Secretan & Troyanov
The Secretan & Troyanov Law Firm was founded in 1967. The first assignment handled by Secretan Troyanov was in relation to the liquidation of a major mutual fund which had been widely distributed to international investors and American expatriates. The firm's proactive and dynamic approach made it possible to maximize the liquidation value for the investors and creditors. Many American-based law firms, banks, and brokers, thereafter became longstanding clients followed by European banks and financial companies. Despite a restrictive policy in terms of participation in board memberships, some partners served on board of directors of banks, financial institutions and commercial companies. During the nineties, Russian clients and western investors led the Secretan Troyanov Law Firm to expand with the opening of an office in Moscow.
After the retirement of the founding partners, in 1999 and 2000, the law firm continued its development. While Eric Fiechter was managing partner, the Moscow office was rendered autonomous from the Geneva office in 2005 to ensure it's future. In 2009 under the management of Didier de Montmollin the London office, headed for over 10 years by Eva Stormann, was closed, and at the end of 2010, five partners, plus the managing partner, Didier de Montmollin, left the firm. Secretan Troyanov LLP was founded in Singapore in late 2010. Secretan Troyanov in Geneva did not survive due to lack of common interests of the remaining partners. In 2012, Eric Fiechter joined Des Gouttes & Associates, the oldest Swiss law firm based in Geneva (1834) before moving on to Singapore, with the support of the partners of Des Gouttes & Associates where he works for ASBS Asian Swiss Business Services (Pte) Ltd, the successor of Secretan Troyanov LLP, a company that hosts the historical websites of the former Secretan Troyanov. Eva Stormann practices in part of the former premises of Secretan Troyanov.