On March 27th, Budin & Partners have hosted the kick-off meeting to formalize their FLI NET membership. The meeting took place at the offices of Budin in beautiful Geneva.
Orlando Casares was accompanied by the members of the FLI Executive Management:Klaus Jankowski(Germany),Martin Preslmayr(Austria), andGiorgio Mondini(Italy) as well as by another recent member,Tom Kyriakopoulos(Greece).
The meeting began with the introductory remarks of FLI's Principal, Orlando Casares, regarding the innovative nature of FLI's business model which continues to attract top-ranked law firms, worldwide; followed by some remarks by each attending FLI NET partner. The kick-off meeting was then followed by an enriching discussion about FLI's success, its beginnings, current state and its potential to expand globally in new dimensions. The meeting concluded with the highlight of signing the JV Agreement between FLI and Budin & Partners. Mr. Casares, on one side, Mr. Camille Froidevaux, and Mr. Pierre-André Béguin on the other side, have memorialized the FLI-Budin cooperation.
Much of the credit for organizing the meeting and maintaining the spirit of cooperation between FLI and Budin during the past few months which culminated in Friday's meeting is given to Budin's Partners, Jean Donnet and Daniel Crosby.
In securing relationship with Budin & Partners, FLI has underlined, once again, its high ambitions of becoming a world-wide leader in providing top-notch legal services through the outstanding local firms who have created (or in process of creating) unmatched reputation in their respective markets.