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Julien Bacus

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Julien Bacus is a partner in the Banking and Finance practice group of Dentons Paris office.


Julien Bacus is a recognized lawyer in the field of finance, capital markets and structured finance. He focuses on derivative transactions covering different types of underlying assets. Julien has more specific experience in documenting these types of contracts as well as advising on issues relating to netting, collateral, the role of clearing houses and the implementation of new regulations applying to these products.

He also advises clients in financial difficulty on the restructuring of derivative transactions and on pre-litigation matters. In addition, he has extensive experience in the hedging of financing transactions (LBOs in particular), issuance of debt, structured products, as well as financial regulation.


English, French


Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1999


PhD in French private law, with distinction, Université Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) (Valorisation des titres des entreprises en cas de restructuration), 1999
Paris Bar School, Laureate, 1997
Master II in Business Law, Université Paris II (Panthéon-Assas), with Honours, 1995
Master I Business Law and Taxation, Université Paris II (Panthéon-Assas), mention Bien, 1994


Banking and finance: transactional work

Within: Banking and finance: transactional work

The Dentons team stands out through its 'proactive and responsive attitude' and its 'ability to address its clients' needs and concerns'. 'Friendly and approachable', the group acts with the 'highest standards of integrity and ethics' and impresses with its 'excellent legal knowledge'. The team's 'in-depth expertise in fund financing' makes it a key player in this area, with project finance, public-private partnership (PPP) financing, structured finance and real estate finance as other core areas of strength. Following the arrival of Julien Bacus from Ashurst LLP, the practice is now led by a quartet which also includes Jean-Marc Allix, Pascal Jouannic and Philippe Max. Vinci Construction France, Mirova and SaarLB instructed the team to advise on the financing of a PPP for the construction and maintenance of three schools in France. BNP Paribas, RATP Development and Faurecia are also clients.

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