Working languages:
English to Russian
Russian (monolingual)
Russian to English

Victor Potapov
Financial, Legal, Oil&Gas and Technical

Russian Federation
Local time: 16:28 MSK (GMT+3)

Native in: Russian Native in Russian
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
AccountingBusiness/Commerce (general)
Finance (general)Insurance
Investment / SecuritiesLaw: Contract(s)
Metallurgy / CastingPetroleum Eng/Sci
Mining & Minerals / GemsLaw (general)

English to Russian - Standard rate: 0.30 EUR per word / 300 EUR per hour
Russian to English - Standard rate: 0.30 EUR per word / 300 EUR per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 2389, Questions answered: 987
Glossaries Belles Lettres, Construction & Architecture, Finance, Gastronomic, Insurance, Legal, Mechanical Engineering, Medical, Metals & Mining, Oil&Gas

Translation education Other - UN Simultaneous Interpreters' School (at the Moscow Foreign Languages Institute), 1991
Experience Years of translation experience: 14. Registered at Jul 2001. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Russian to English (UN-sponsored conf.interpreting program, MLU, 1991)
English to Russian (UN-sponsored conf.interpreting program, MLU, 1991)
Memberships ATA, IMA (Institute of Management Accountants, SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers)
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV/Resume (PDF)
B.Sc. in Biomedical Systems Engineering (1991) and M.Sc. in Finance (1998). Course in Legal Translation at Pericles/ABLE Institute (Moscow, Russia) 2004.

US certified management accountant (CMA) - 2000. Certified in Financial Management (CMA) - 2003.

Founding member of Russian National Translators' League. Board member of NTL. Presently serving as NTL Treasurer.

Prior experience includes financial director / chief accountant level positions in Russian branches of large international companies (Accenture, Tetra Pak, Ernst&Young).

Over 14 years of business (finance, legal, marketing) and IT experience.

Financial: Translation of financial statements, audit reports, investment and loan agreements, bank and insurance documents.

Interpretation at financial, banking and insurance conferences, training sessions, due diligence and M&A projects. Interpretation at rating agency meetings with rated companies.

Legal: Translation of statements of claim, court decisions and final judgments, arbitration materials (ICC rules, LCIA, Stockholm), securities issuance documents and filings (incl. SEC filings), Russian laws, decrees and regulatory documents, contracts and memoranda of association, other legal documents.

Interpretation at multiple legal conferences (on Russian, Kazakh and international law). Interpretation at arbitration proceedings and court hearings.

Marketing: Marketing and promotional materials; brochures; advertising copywriting.

Interpretation at marketing conferences and seminars.

Business education: Interpreting at multiple education seminars (in financial, HR, marketing and general business fields)

Oil&Gas: Translation and interpreting support of international oil&gas consultants in Russia, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan. Translation of consulting reports, feasibility studies, other oil&gas documents.

Metals & Mining: Translations and interpreting support of international consultants in metals (aluminum, precious metals, nickel) and mining (coal, bauxite, precious metals) industries. Translation of contracts, feasibility studies, ore sample study reports etc.

IT - Software: Localization of software packages (ERP, MIS systems - Scala, JD Edwards). Software and hardware user manuals.

Working for large Russian and multinational clients, specialized US and European translation agencies.

Prices include proofreading by another translator - also a professional in financial, legal & technical areas (depending on subject area of the text).

Pricing is flexible - please contact me to discuss. Special rates apply to large volumes (translations of >30,000 words in >20 days or >3 full days of interpreting).

I also own a set (20 wireless receivers, 2 transmitters) for simultaneous interpreting. This set is mobile: it fits in one mid-sized case, operates on batteries and can be rented from me by the day (either with or without my interpreting services). Please contact me for details.

Please contact me by email ( or call me at +7-495-760-6730 (mobile).
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 2514
PRO-level pts: 2389

Top languages (PRO)
English to Russian1693
Russian to English521
French to Russian18
Top general fields (PRO)
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Finance (general)428
Petroleum Eng/Sci218
Law (general)206
Business/Commerce (general)204
Law: Contract(s)124
Pts in 56 more flds >

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Keywords: finance, accounting, financial statements, disclosures, SEC filings, audit report, due diligence, audit, economics, business, securities, law, legal, contract, marketing, proposal, loan agreement, memorandum of association, feasibility study, legal review, interpreting, conference interpreting, simultaneous, consecutive, financial interpreting, legal interpreting, equipment

Profile last updated
Jul 2, 2015

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