Banking and finance dispute resolution encompasses the management of all conflicts relating to the validity and execution of banking and financial operations, as well as civil, criminal and disciplinary liability of companies acting in the banking and finance sector and their directors. Gide's teams comprise practitioners specialising in banking and finance law as well as in dispute resolution.
Our lawyers act at all stages of a given conflict:
EADS: advising an executive prosecuted by the French Financial Markets Authority for illegal insider trading.
Madoff cases: representing several reputable credit institutions and investment companies in various proceedings before the Nanterre and Paris High Courts (Tribunaux de Grande Instance) subsequent to the fraud and bankruptcy of Bernard Madoff.
Lehman Brothers: representing the French subsidiary in the group's bankruptcy proceedings.
EURIBOR cases: advising a credit institution facing proceedings filed by regulators and French and foreign authorities further to alleged breaches involving the EURIBOR between 2005 and 2009.
BPCE group: assisting various entities of the group as part of proceedings brought by local authorities regarding structured loans.
Caisse des Dépôts: advising and representing the Caisse des Dépôts before courts following protests on financial operations.
Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. is particularly visible as adviser to financial institutions and asset management firms in matters across the full range of AMF matters. The practice is one of the few combining an excellent ability to assist clients with AMF fund regulatory controls and disciplinary proceedings and expertise in defending clients facing stock market abuse investigations, defending companies and CEOs as well as financial institutions. The practice’s busy caseload includes several high-profile AMF investigations relating to financial communication and insider dealing issues. The practice is co-headed by Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry, who comes highly recommended, Bruno Quentin and Stéphane Puel. Regulatory expert Benjamin Delaunay made partner in 2021. Jean-Guillaume de Tocqueville left the firm in 2021.
Legal 500 EMEA 2022 - Stock Market Litigation
Established practice with a particular focus on banking and finance litigation. Clients include a range of domestic and international banking and investment entities, as well as technology and energy companies. Experienced in post-acquisition litigation and disputes regarding enforcement proceedings and regulatory matters, before both commercial and civil courts. Offers additional expertise in shareholder disputes.
Chambers Global 2021