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Cohen & Gresser LLP

30, RUE LA BOÉTIE, 75008 PARIS, FRANCE
Tel:
Work +33 1 53 53 45 01
Email:
Web:
www.cohengresser.com
New York, Paris, Seoul, Washington DC

Guillaume Guérin

Tel:
Work +33 1 53 53 44 97
Email:
Web:
www.cohengresser.com/
Cohen & Gresser LLP

Work Department

White Collar Defense & Regulation / Corporate

Position

Counsel

Career

Guillaume Guérin’s practice focuses on advising publicly listed and non-listed companies and their managers, investment funds, and financial institutions on a wide range of regulatory and compliance issues, investigations, and corporate transactions. Guillaume has significant experience in investigation, control, and sanction proceedings before the French financial markets authority (AMF) and the Banking Authority (ACPR), as well as with matters requiring international cooperation with foreign regulators, including the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and with any subsequent judicial proceedings.

Languages

French, English

Member

Paris Bar; New York State Bar

Education

LL.M., University of Virginia School of Law, 2001; Université Jean Moulin Lyon III (D.J.C.E.-D.E.S.S. 2000)


France

Compliance

Within: Compliance

Cohen & Gresser LLP has deep expertise in the financial sector, advising banks, investment funds, brokers and fintech firms. The five-lawyer team regularly assists clients with audits and enforcement procedures conducted by the French securities regulator, Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), and also has the capability to advise on US matters. Working in collaboration with the firm's New York office, the Paris team also acts for banks and executives facing high-profile US investigations. Muriel Goldberg-Darmon heads the team, which also includes Guillaume Guérin and Lara Kroop Delamarre (both counsel). Delamarre, a former trial attorney for the Antitrust Division of the DOJ, has a ‘good mix of pragmatism, work ethic, strong communication skills and great judgement’.

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France: Dispute resolution

Dispute resolution: Stock market litigation

Within: Dispute resolution: Stock market litigation

Cohen & Gresser LLP has a ‘solution-driven’ team of seven lawyers with ‘strong technical and interpersonal skills, who work efficiently with their clients’, and ‘anticipate clients' needs’. The practice acts for French and international investment funds, brokers, and CEOs and executives of leading companies, as well as other types of financial institutions, notably in AMF regulatory enforcement investigations. It is also acting in sensitive insider dealing and misleading information communication investigations, as well as stock and credit default swap cases. The practice is also acting in a case involving parallel AMF and Securities and Exchange Commission investigations. Plantureux & Associés, Vendôme Capital Partners and Lasmer are clients. Practice head Muriel Goldberg-Darmon ranks among ‘the best in France in her field’ for her knowledge of the financial services and markets. New arrival Loïc Henriot, previously at Henriot Avocats, is recommended for ‘sensitive cases’ thanks to his ability to ‘adjust to changes of pace and anticipate the evolution of a case, and to push clients to make bold moves when it is urgently needed’. Counsel Guillaume Guérin is also noted.

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