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Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.

15 RUE DE LABORDE, PARIS, 75008, FRANCE
Tel:
Work +33 1 40 75 60 00
Email:
Web:
www.gide.com

Bruno Quentin

Tel:
Work +33 (0)1 40 75 36 70
Email:
Web:
www.gide.com
Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1995 and partner at Gide since 2002, Bruno Quentin is involved in pre-litigation and litigation cases, in business criminal law, corporate and stock market law, banking and financial law, contract, tort, and press law.

He conducts internal investigations for major groups, mainly French, both in France and for their foreign subsidiaries, into allegations of corruption, influence peddling and embezzlement.

He assists legal entities and individuals before all criminal, civil and commercial courts and financial regulators.

His fields of intervention in law enforcement are wide-ranging:
- Abuse of corporate assets, presentation of untrue corporate accounts
- Stock market offences and breaches (insider trading, dissemination of misleading information, price manipulation)
- Domestic and international corruption (foreign public officials), influence peddling
- Illegal taking of interests, favouritism
- Tax criminal law and money laundering

In commercial matters, Bruno Quentin is involved in the following areas:
- Liability of banking and financial institutions
- Post-acquisition litigation and shareholder disputes
- Litigation related to financial market transactions
- Contractual litigation

Bruno Quentin is a graduate of ESSEC and holds a DEA in business law from Paris II University. He is an expert at the Club des Juristes and regularly publishes articles.

Languages

French, English.


France

Compliance

Within: Compliance

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. ‘knows its field and is never left without an answer’. The ‘excellent’ team offers ‘splendid client support’ and is also ‘much appreciated for its ability to explain concepts to non-lawyers’. The firm is particularly expert in the financial services industry, where it advises leading banks and asset management funds on compliance issues, regulatory investigations and enforcement, and internal investigations. The practice also assists leading companies with anti-corruption and antitrust compliance matters. The team includes Bruno Quentin and Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry, who are praised for their ‘high-level skills’; Jean-Guillaume de Tocqueville, who is noted for his ‘knowledge and mastery of his field’; and antitrust specialist Antoine Choffel .

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Dispute resolution: White-collar crime

Within: Dispute resolution: White-collar crime

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. has recently represented banks and individuals facing tax fraud and money-laundering allegations. The firm is also handling several cases involving the public sector and is assisting French clients in criminal investigations into their activities in Africa. The team is defending a top manager of Business France in criminal investigations into favouritism following the organisation of a French tech event in Las Vegas in 2016, as well as a Latvian bank and its CEO in appeal proceedings regarding a tax fraud scheme set up by France Offshore. The practice is co-headed by ‘very fine and experienced criminal lawyer’ Bruno Quentin, Michel Pitron and Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry.

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France: Dispute resolution

Dispute resolution: Stock market litigation

Within: Leading individuals

Bruno Quentin - Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.

Within: Dispute resolution: Stock market litigation

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. has strong expertise in representing banks and asset management funds facing regulatory investigations, particularly by the AMF. The practice also advises financial institutions, as well as individuals such as bankers, board members and traders, on dealing with AMF investigations into allegations of market abuse, insider dealing and dissemination of false information. Jean-Guillaume de Tocqueville, Bruno Quentin, Stéphane Puel and Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry make up a strong team combining specialised knowledge of the financial sector and litigation.

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Dispute resolution: commercial litigation

Within: Dispute resolution: commercial litigation

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. has a team of ‘very good professionals who are responsive and know how to adapt to their environment’. The firm is ‘savvy in financial services’ and is managing a significant caseload in that area, acting for banks and asset managers. It is notably representing BPCE, Dexia Crédit Local, SFIL and RBS in more than 100 cases dealing with structured loans offered to French local entities. The practice also handles commercial litigation and is involved in the enforcement of arbitration awards and cross-border disputes, including a major case in the African oil sector. The team is led by the experienced Bruno Quentin, who is ‘extremely adept at representing clients before the French courts and at dealing with important procedural issues’, Michel Pitron, Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry and Patrick Ouart.

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