Marc Deschenaux Bio by LH Short

Marc Deschenaux

Mr. Deschenaux is the Founding Partner of Deschenaux, Hornblower & Partners (DH&P), an International Jurist Firm with its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland and an office in New York City. Entrepreneurs look to Mr. Deschenaux for advice because of his experience as a Founder of successful companies and his deep experience in capital markets.

Mr. Deschenaux not only has mastery of the legal and financial issues important to entrepreneurs, but he can also add value in other unexpected ways. His negotiating skills, as well as his knowledge of technology, first honed as a young programmer at the dawn of the computer age, puts Mr. Deschenaux in very rare company among top legal professionals.

Mr. Deschenaux has created many successful companies. These companies included Beat Perfumes, S.A., which created the Michael Jackson Perfume, and CD World Corporation, and Investraders International Corporation. In all, Mr. Deschenaux has created over 40 companies, of which only a small fraction have failed.

Following his whirlwind entrepreneurial career, Mr. Deschenaux decided to attend law school at the University of Geneva. After graduation, he joined a traditional law firm (Schwab Flaherty & Associés) and then quickly struck out on his own as a jurist.

Mr. Deschenaux has received several noteworthy accolades for his professional work. In 1999, he was elected to the International Who’s Who of Professionals, and in 2003 he was invited by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission to speak at the 22nd Annual Government Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation.