Didier de Montmollin is Secretan Troyanov's current Managing Partner. He graduated from Neuchâtel University in 1981 and was admitted to the Neuchâtel Bar in 1983 and to the Geneva Bar in 1986. After gaining legal experience in Dallas, Texas, he was legal counsel at the Secretariat of the Swiss Bankers Association, the major trade association of the Swiss banking industry, from 1983 to 1986. He joined Secretan Troyanov in 1986 and became a Partner in 1992.
Didier de Montmollin practises in Secretan Troyanov's "Banking and Finance" and "Litigation and Arbitration" groups. He is recognized as an expert on Swiss banking law. In 1998, he became a member of the executive committee of the Swiss Bar Association's Anti-Money Laundering Regulatory Authority. Since 1989, Didier has been one of the four counsel appointed by the Swiss Bankers Association for investigation of violations by member banks of the agreement on the Swiss Bank's Code of Conduct regarding the exercise of due diligence.
Didier's practice is focused on banking, securities, investment funds, mutual international judicial assistance and the prevention of white-collar crime.
Besides his experience in banking and finance, Didier is active in international arbitration, where he has been sole arbitrator, chairman, party-appointed arbitrator and counsel in several international cases. Didier de Montmollin is fluent in French and English, with a very good working knowledge of German.