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Executive Profile
Result driven professional with strong business acumen and 15 years comprehensive experience in the international corporate environment. Consulted many international companies and investment funds with the set-up, management and expansion of their international corporate establishments all over the world.
Professional Experience
Corpman Global Compliance, Inc. New York, New York CEO /Co-Founder 06/2017 to Current

Corpman develops a number of solutions/services in the entity management space. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Day to day management of the company 
  • Building extensive global partner network of law firms
  • Overseeing content generation and validation
  • Commercial rollout (including setting up and engaging in meetings with potential business partners)
Vistra Group New York, New York Managing Director 10/2013 to 06/2017

Headquarters in Hong Kong, offices in 45 countries, 2,500 employees. Responsible for Vistra's offices in New York and San Francisco: 

  • Day to day management of the local offices and reporting to executive committee of Vistra Group
  • Board member of the Vistra management board
  • Creating and executing commercial strategic plan (incl. building, growing and leading sales team)
  • Building strong relations with international business partners
  • Market Director North America (overseeing group business development activities in North America)
  • Managing implementation of complex multi-jurisdictional expansion projects for new and existing clients (clients include investment funds, manufacturing, pharma & technology companies)
  • Training and supervising junior staff on international expansion knowledge (technical as well as commercial aspects) about US based companies and investment firms
  • Setting up the inbound international expansion business line
ATC Group (merged with Intertrust in 2013) New York, New York Regional Manager, Americas 11/2010 to 10/2013

Responsible for the successful establishment and performance of the New York Office. 

  • Day to day management of the local office & reporting to executive board of ATC
  • Identifying opportunities to increase revenue from existing clients and generating new commercial opportunities by formulating and executing market strategy plan, working closely together with international business partners 
  • Expanding client portfolio in the USA and Canada
  • Managing complex and high value tax driven international transactions and corporate restructurings for US based private equity funds and multinational companies
  • Exploring ATC products and markets to create commercial opportunities and effectively presenting these products to clients and prospects
Deloitte LLP New York, New York International Tax Senior Manager 09/2008 to 11/2010
  • Designing and advising clients on highly technical tax beneficial international corporate structures 
  • Increasing workflow for the Dutch firm by building strong internal and external professional networks 
  • Spotting opportunities to increase business from existing clients
  • Working closely with worldwide colleagues on international investment structures for US based investment funds and multinationals 
  • Liaison between US and Dutch (and other foreign) colleagues on various M&A projects 
Deloitte/ Andersen Tax Lawyers Amsterdam, Netherlands Tax Lawyer 04/2002 to 09/2008
  • International tax planning and implementation of tax efficient structures (such as acquisition structures or interest & royalty structures)
  • Assisting clients with mergers and acquisitions projects (including spotting and flagging potential tax risks) 
  • Maintaining strong relationships with my clients, as well on C-level as on middle management level
  • Managing and training junior team members 
  • Business development activities
  • Coordination & project management activities of global engagements for various clients
  • Assisting clients with tax audits and negotiating with tax authorities
Tax law (LL.M) 2001 University Leiden, Leiden, Netherlands
Specialization: Direct Taxes (classes included: International Tax Law, Corporate Tax Law, Income Tax Law, Corporate Law, Financial Accounting)
Thesis: “Profit allocation to a permanent establishment, in the context of e-commerce (restricted to e-tailing services)"
1994 KSE (Comprehensive School Etten-Leur), Etten-Leur, Netherlands Pre-university secondary education (Athenaeum)
Additional Professional Education
  • 3 year post graduate NOB professional tax course (Dutch Association of Tax Advisers)
  • Deloitte - Tax Decision Management - Internal Deloitte Course
  • Deloitte Tax Academies - Tax technical internal trainings
  • Vistra Excellence Academies
English (fluent), Dutch (native), German (intermediate) and French (passive)
Skill Highlights
  • Extensive international legal, finance & tax experience (USA, Europe, Asia)
  • Extensive experience working with different business cultures
  • Commercially driven
  • PC literate
  • Project Management
  • Multi lingual
  • Team player
Traveling, skiing, running, friends and family

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Attorney at Law with 24 years of experience. Skilled at using case law and information to the client's advantage. Collaborates well with diverse clients of varying socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. Keeps up to date with ever-changing demands of the legal field.
  • Professional and personable
  • Legal research and writing 
  • Court procedures
  • Detailed orientated
  • Court transcription
  • Ethical
  • Litigation management
  • Passed NY State Bar exam in 1993
April 1993
Self-Employed Poughkeepsie, NY Per Diem Lawyer
  • Court appearances, depositions, legal research & writing; large document review & organization; case analysis, consultation on all file issues; jury selection & trial strategy
  • Advise judge on legal status of position
  • Provide civil Defense & Plaintiff's trial, discovery, & litigation services.
  • Appear at court conferences & motions and prepare reports detailing the outcome 
Pace University White Plains, NY J.D.: Law
Fordham University Bronx, NY Bachelor of Science: Business Administration - Economics

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To obtain full time employment with your company where I can further enhance my existing skills and learn new ones.
Hobby: to draw vector drawings in Adobe Illustrator CC and make collages in Photoshop
Hotel administrator or Front Desk Receptionist, 08/2013 12/2014 Private Hotel
  • Confirmed reservation in system and reviewed all noted information - Oversaw guest registration reservations and other clerical duties with a focus in quality and courtesy - Register arriving guests and assign rooms.
Notary's assistant, 12/2009 08/2013 Simferopol, Ukraine
  • Prepared, edited, and proofed legal documents in a professional manner - Enhanced client relationships in person and by phone with sensitivity and confidentiality - Maintained office records, ordered supplies, and processed mail Private firm "Antico".
Assistant lawyer or Legal Assistant, 11/2009 12/2009 Simferopol, Ukraine
  • Hands-on experience in keeping the case information in computer databases - Extensive use of MS Office applications and other programs.
Education and Training
2004 National Academy of Nature Protection and Resort Building Simferopol, Ukraine
Knowledge of English (Pre-Intermediate),  Ukrainian (Native),  Russian (Native).
Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, clerical, Good communication skills, draw, client, databases, English, focus, legal documents, mail, MS Office applications, office, quality, Russian, phone, Ukrainian

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Professional Summary

Results-driven Paralegal with extensive experience in personal injury and real estate litigation.

Motivated Paralegal with over five years experience in a corporate legal department specializing in real estate, malpractice and personal injury litigation.

  • fast learner
  • computer skills 
  • full driver license 
  • bilingual 
Work History
Lawyer 01/1991 to 01/2015
george Albaba & partners Damascuds, Syria
  • meeting with clients to discuss their individual needs
  • taking care of all legal matters 
  • providing advice to legal problems
  • taking legal cases to court and representing the clients
Certificate III: spoken & written English 2017 TAFE - bankstown
Associate of Arts: law 1988 Damascus university - Damascus
Certificate of Completion: traffic controller 2018 SSI - sydney
Certificate of Completion: implement Traffic control plans 2018 SSI - Sydney