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Russian to English

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Vladimir Pochinov
Legal & financial translator since 1987

Zelenogradsk, Kaliningradskaya Oblast', Russian Federation
Local time: 20:52 EET (GMT+2)

Native in: Russian Native in Russian
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SUMMARY

• Native Russian speaker, near-native English
• Full-time translator since 1987 doing about 500,000 words annually
• A strong focus on legal and financial translation
• An approved vendor with several United Nations agencies since 2013 (Level T1 Step D9)
• A qualified member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting, UK, since 2005
• Prior background includes 5 years with a major international law firm
• Intimate knowledge of several industries and sectors (aviation, automotive, IT, oil and gas)

MAJOR AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Legal

• Alternative dispute resolution
• Antitrust and competition
• Arbitration and litigation
• Banking
• Certificates and licenses
• Company law
• Corporate governance
• Data protection and privacy
• Health, safety, and environment
• Immigration and naturalization
• Insolvency, bankruptcy, and restructuring
• Insurance
• Intellectual property
• International trade and export controls
• Labor and employment
• Mergers and aquisitions
• Private equity
• Project and infrastructure finance
• Public-private partnerships
• Real estate
• Securities
• Taxation and benefits

Financial

• Annual reports
• Bids and proposals
• Budgets
• Business plans
• Estimates and quotations
• Financial statements
• Grant applications
• Investment declarations
• Invitations to bid
• Prospectuses
• Requests for proposals and requests for quotations
• Tax returns

United Nations, international NGOs, and non-profits

BWI, CBSS, EBRD, EIB, EPSU, GEF, GFTAM, IFC, ILO, MIGA, OPCW, Project Everyone, UNAIDS, UNCHR, UNCITRAL, UNCTAD, UNDAF, UNDP, UNEP, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNIDO, UNIFEM, UNV, UNWTO, UN Women, WHO, WIPO, World Bank, WTO

EDUCATION

1990 A course in English-Russian-English consecutive interpreting (270 hours), USSR State Committee for Foreign Tourism, Moscow
1980-85 MA in Linguistics from Foreign Languages School, Ulyanovsk Teacher Training Institute. Graduated top of the class in English.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

1987-present Freelance translator for governmental, corporate and individual clients, international organizations, NGOs, and multiple translation agencies.
2008-2013 Squire Sanders (Moscow) LLC (in-house legal translator).
2006-2007 GAZ Group's holding company, Moscow, Russia's largest automotive conglomerate (in-house translator).
2002-2005 On-site translation and interpreting contract in Cyprus to assist a team of Russian engineers involved in the operation and maintenance of Russian-built equipment.
1994-2002 Volga-Dnepr Airlines, Ulyanovsk, Russia's largest all-cargo airline (senior translator).
1992-1994 Moskva Trading House, Ulyanovsk, Russia, a distributor of Hans Schwarzkopf hair and skincare products (sales/marketing manager).
1988-1992 Ulyanovsk Center for Microelectronics (in-house translator).
1987-1988 Ulyanovsk Translation Center (in-house translator & project manager).

SOFTWARE USED

OS: Windows 10 Pro
Office: Microsoft 365 E3
CAT: SDL Trados Studio 2017 + SDL MultiTerm 2017 Desktop, Terminotix AlignFactory Light
PDF: Adobe Acrobat DC, Foxit PhantomPDF Business 10
DTP: Adobe InDesign CC
OCR: ABBYY FineReader 15 Standard

GENERAL INFORMATION

· Average daily throughput is 2,400 words.
· Rush jobs will carry a 20-50% surcharge, to be agreed upon on a case-by-case basis.
· PowerPoint presentations, PDF files (if the original formatting is to be reproduced), and handwritten documents will carry a 10% surcharge for the extra time and effort involved.
· Proofreading/editing/revising/reviewing services will be charged by the hour.
· Glossary development and other auxiliary services will be charged by the hour.
· Minimum fee applies to jobs of up to 200 words.

TRANSLATION PHILOSOPHY

1. Never accept a translation job you do not have the time or skills for.
2. Work into your mother tongue only.
3. Meet the agreed deadlines. Period.
4. You are only as good as your last job.



If you think a professional is expensive, wait 'til you try an amateur. — Paul 'Red' Adair

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: 10124
PRO-level pts: 7420


Top languages (PRO)
English to Russian5211
Russian to English2209
Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering2548
Bus/Financial1500
Other1282
Law/Patents885
Art/Literary411
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Law: Contract(s)361
Law (general)300
Finance (general)298
Business/Commerce (general)214
Other167
Aerospace / Aviation / Space150
Electronics / Elect Eng139
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Editing/proofreading2
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