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Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.
15 rue de Laborde
Paris
75008
France
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Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Bruno Quentin is a partner within Gide’s Criminal and Commercial Litigation practice group. He specialises in pre-litigation and litigation work in the fields of corporate, banking and finance, corporate restructuring, contract and media law.

He advises listed and non-listed companies as well as private clients on civil, commercial and criminal proceedings. He frequently represents public and political figures (ministers before the Court of Justice of the Republic, MPs and the chairpersons of local authorities).

Career

Gide Loyrette Nouel partner (2002)
Joined the firm (1994)

Languages

French, English

Memberships

Bruno Quentin is an expert consultant at the Club des Juristes (a legal think tank) and regularly publishes articles on topical issues. Recent examples include:

Education

Admitted to the Paris Bar  (1995)
Postgraduate degree (DEA) in Business and Economic Law, Paris II – Panthéon-Assas University  (1994)
Honours degree in Business Law, Paris II – Panthéon-Assas University  (1993)
Honours degree in Private Law, majoring in the role of legal practitioners and professionals, Paris II – Panthéon-Assas University  (1993)
Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (ESSEC)  (1992)

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Résolution des litiges > Contentieux commercial et de droit des sociétés

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. se distingue par la grande polyvalence de sa pratique. Le cabinet intervient dans des litiges stratégiques de droit bancaire et de droit des sociétés. Il gère aussi des litiges en matière de fusions-acquisitions impliquant le secteur bancaire en lien avec l’Afrique. Le cabinet traitant régulièrement des litiges transfrontaliers. Le volant d’affaires comprend aussi des dossiers d’exequatur portés devant les juridictions françaises, des litiges commerciaux et des contentieux de révocation de dirigeants. Bruno QuentinJean-Philippe Pons-Henry et Sophie Scemla codirigent la pratique.

Paris > Résolution des litiges: Droit pénal des affaires

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. gère un volant d’affaires de nature variée. Le cabinet assiste régulièrement des banques, des entreprises et des particuliers, qu’ils soient victimes ou plaignants, dans des affaires importantes de fraude. Il assure aussi la défense de banques, d’entreprises, de dirigeants et de cadres exécutifs dans des enquêtes et des procès en matière de fraude fiscale, d’abus de confiance et de faillite. Bruno Quentin assiste aussi SNCF Mobilités dans le cadre des poursuites pénales engagées consécutivement à l’accident de train d’Eckwersheim en novembre 2015. Le cabinet intervient enfin dans des enquêtes transfrontalières, traite des affaires devant les juridictions africaines et conduit des enquêtes internes. Bruno Quentin et Sophie Scemla sont recommandés. Ils codirigent la pratique aux côtés de Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry.

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. manages a diverse caseload. The practice regularly assists banks, companies and individuals as victims or plaintiffs with major fraud cases, and defends companies, CEOs and executives as well as banks in tax fraud, breach of trust and bankruptcy-related criminal investigations and trials. Bruno Quentin assists SNCF Mobilités with criminal proceedings initiated following the Eckwersheim train accident in November 2015. The practice also acts in cross-border investigations, handles matters before African courts, and conducts internal investigations. Sophie Scemla is also recommended. Quentin and Scemla direct the practice together with Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry.

Paris > Résolution des litiges > Contentieux boursier

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. est doté d’une grande expertise s’agissant d’accompagner des institutions financières et des sociétés de gestion d’actifs lors de contrôles de conformité menés par l’AMF, ainsi que lors de procédures de sanctions. Le cabinet s’est récemment vu confié une procédure en appel inédite, initiée contre une décision de l’AMF sanctionnant une entité financière non réglementée. La pratique traite également des affaires d’abus de marché, notamment aux côtés des institutions financières. Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry est le principal intervenant. Bruno Quentin et Stéphane Puel contribuent également à la pratique. Jean-Guillaume de Tocqueville a rejoint Jones Day en septembre 2021.

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. has strong specialised expertise in assisting financial institutions and asset management firms with AMF compliance investigations and related sanction proceedings. The firm was recently appointed to assist with one-of-a-kind appeal proceedings challenging an AMF sanction concerning a non-regulated entity. The practice also acts in market abuse cases, particularly alongside financial institutions. Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry is the key name in the practice. Also involved are Jean-Guillaume de TocquevilleBruno Quentin and Stéphane Puel.

Paris > Compliance: enquêtes et conformité

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. assiste de grandes entreprises, banques et institutions financières dans l’établissement et la mise à jour de leurs programmes anticorruption et anti-blanchiment. L’équipe accompagne aussi ses clients lors d’audits de contrôle AFA, ainsi que dans la gestion de situations de crise, telles que des accusations émises par des lanceurs d’alerte concernant des faits se produisant le plus souvent à l’étranger et nécessitant la conduite d’enquêtes internes. Le cabinet conseille également des institutions financières en matière de conformité bancaire et financière.  Bruno QuentinJean-Philippe Pons-Henry et Sophie Scemla sont les principaux intervenants. Olivier Bernardi qui est spécialisé dans le domaine de la réglementation bancaire et financière, et l’expert en droit de la concurrence Antoine Choffel contribuent également. Jean-Guillaume de Tocqueville a rejoint Jones Day en septembre 2021.

France > Compliance

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. offers the full range of expertise. The firm has a strong practice advising French and international companies on the conduct of internal investigations, often in the framework of international bribery, fraud and terrorism financing allegations. Banks and companies regularly instruct the practice to advise on the setting up of French anti-corruption programmes and on AFA-audits. Finally, the team has strong know-know in anti-money laundering, an expertise widely used by French and international banks. The practice is co-headed by Bruno QuentinJean-Philippe Pons-Henry, Sophie Scemla and Olivier Bernardi.

France > Dispute resolution: Stock market litigation

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.

France > Dispute resolution: White-collar crime

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. is increasingly involved in sensitive international corruption, international terrorism and other human rights-related cases. The team is notably retained by leading French oil and gas companies facing criminal investigations for their overseas operations, often in Africa, acting in several key matters and in particular in one case involving both the French (PNF) and US (DOJ) authorities. Sophie Scemla is the key contact. The firm’s caseload also includes the defence of companies, corporate executives, elected officials and banks in tax fraud, breach of trust and bankruptcy-related criminal investigations and trials. The firm is also acting in a matter regarding a major industrial accident and acts for clients in cyber attack matters. Bruno Quentin and Jean-Philippe Pons-Henry direct the practice alongside Scemla.