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Dominic Currie
Banker/Researcher turned Translator

Moncalieri, Piemonte, Italy
Local time: 06:42 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: English 
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About me
Senior In-House Italian-to-English Translator and Editor (STAR Italia S.r.l.) specialising in financial, legal and scientific translations.

Native English speaker with 9 years full-time experience as a translator in Italy, 12+ years experience in the finance sector in the UK, and 8+ years academic study and research experience in environmental science and economics in the UK.

KEY SECTORS Financial: banking, investments, accounting, company administration, economics, and sustainable development.

Legal: intellectual property litigation, contracts, and general legal.

Scientific: environment and ecology, biology, and chemistry.

RECENT PROJECTS Financial
Financial statements, annual reports, special reports (social-environmental and corporate governance), prospectuses, directors’ and auditors’ reports, due diligence reviews, memorandums and articles of association, offering circulars, contracts, internal policies and procedures, investment policies, minutes of shareholder and directors' meetings, national regulations/legislation, and press releases.

Legal
Writs of summons, defence statements, briefs, expert witness opinions, legal opinions, contracts, leases, and purchase/sale agreements.

Scientific
Environmental assessments, species action plans, and scientific opinions.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Translation
- Full-time translator and editor, Italy (9 yrs).
From Sep. 2012 to date: Senior In-House Italian-English Financial/Legal Translator and Editor
From Oct 2004 to Aug 2012: Freelance Italian-English Financial/Legal Translator and Editor, working directly for Italian legal firms, patent and trademark attorneys, and Fiat Group Marketing & Corporate communications, and indirectly through translation agencies for Italian multinationals.

Investment Banking
Over 12 years experience in offshore company, trust and investment fund administration in Jersey, Channel Islands, UK, including:

- preparation, review and maintenance of company, trust, and investment fund documentation such as resolutions, minutes, agreements, deeds, memorandums and articles of association, prospectuses, and offering documents;
- handling of share issues on the London Stock Exchange for investment funds;
- processing of corporate actions in different markets around the world;
- valuations and price calculations for complex investment funds with international shares, bonds, futures, options and warrants;
- bookkeeping and accounts preparation for publicly listed companies.

Research
Over 4 years experience as a research assistant in environmental and conservation economics at the University of Kent (Canterbury, UK) and the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust (Jersey, UK), including:

- cost/benefit analysis of black rhino conservation, with article published in the Royal Geographical Society’s magazine Geographical;
- analysis of economics of wild meat consumption in central Africa leading to publication of the article “Bushmeat and food security in the Congo Basin” in the journal Environmental Conservation.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS Academic
1998 - Masters in Conservation Biology (Merit), University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
1993 - BSc (Hons) in Environmental Science with French, University of Wolverhampton, UK

Professional
1995 - Investment Advice Certificate, from the Securities Institute, UK
1993 - Diploma in Administration of Investment Funds, from the Jersey Offshore Fund Managers, UK
1985 - Diploma in Administration of Trusts and Companies, from the Institute of Bankers, UK
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Total pts earned: 274
PRO-level pts: 270


Language (PRO)
Italian to English270
Top general fields (PRO)
Bus/Financial135
Law/Patents87
Other40
Tech/Engineering4
Marketing4
Top specific fields (PRO)
Finance (general)87
Law: Contract(s)63
Law (general)40
Business/Commerce (general)36
Accounting24
Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright12
Engineering (general)4
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Keywords: banking, finance, financial, contracts, agreements, legal, patent and trademark law, contract law, corporate law, investment banking, corporate finance, investments, private banking, asset management, financial services, financial markets, offering circular, securities, stock market, investment, prospectus, annual report, financial statements, accounts, audit report, corporate, accounting, information memorandum, sale and purchase agreement, tender offer, listing, economics, regulation, private banking, fund management, funds, fund of funds, loan agreement, clinical trial agreement, economia, finanza, finanziario, borsa, mercato, bilancio, finanziamento, titoli, contratto, banca, assicurazione, statuto, comunicato stampa, sperimentazione clinica


Profile last updated
Dec 14, 2013



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