Admitted to the Paris bar in 2004, Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry specialises in pre-action claims and litigation cases, more specifically in financial markets, corporate and business criminal law. Jean-Philippe acts in particular in finance-dominated disputes before civil, commercial and criminal courts.
He also assists clients in the implementation of internal investigations or in the context of enquiries, inspection or disciplinary proceedings initiated by financial regulators. His main fields of expertise are:
- In civil and commercial law:
- Post-acquisition litigation and shareholder disputes
- Liability of banking and financial institutions
- Liability of auditors and accountants
- In law enforcement:
- Market abuse (insider trading, price manipulation, dissemination of false information)
- Property crime (fraud, breach of trust, misappropriation of company funds, money laundering)
- Liability of issuers
- Disciplinary liability of investment service providers
Jean-Philippe also spent five years at the French financial markets authority (AMF - Autorité des marchés financiers) as an inspector and a Board representative before the Enforcement Committee. A member of the French society for financial analysts (SFAF - Société Française des Analystes Financiers), he contributes regularly to publications and provides insight on financial regulator and appeal courts case law in particular.
Jean-Philippe is an Essec graduate (2000), holds a master’s degree in public and business law (2002 - Paris X-Nanterre), and is a Certified International Investment Analyst (2009).
« recently promoted partner Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry, who is ‘hardworking, agile and has excellent technical skills combined with a good understanding of practical business constraints'. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2017