Banking - Finance

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This highly regulated sector is faced with a complex international context and requires a thorough knowledge of regulatory and compliance aspects specific to it as well as challenges to be dealt with by all the players involved.

August Debouzy advises banks, investment funds and management companies, as well as businesses, for dealing with all banking and financial issues. Our specialized team is recognized for its expertise in syndicated finance, acquisition finance (including LBOs), project finance and real estate finance. They also assist with the structuring and negotiation of financing, senior or mezzanine, bank loans and bond issuances.

This team also draws on all the firm's skills to assist these players with all issues: litigation, corporate, tax law, real estate law, etc.

In addition to banking and financial disputes brought before the relevant administrative authorities, we have developed over the years recognized expertise in the area of insider trading, and fraud and criminal sanctions for violation of financial regulations.

Through our knowledge of this ecosystem, we also advise Fintech and Regtech companies as well as crypto-finance players.


  • Finance
    • Syndicated / Corporate finance
    • Acquisition finance
    • Leveraged finance
    • Project finance
    • Sustainable finance
    • Real estate finance
  • Regulation
    • Relations with the various relevant authorities
    • Authorizations, notifications
    • AML-FT compliance procedures
    • Implementing payment services for credit card operators ​​​​​​
    • Implementing European and French prudential regulations
  • Litigation
    • Banking and financial disputes before the AMF and the ACP
    • White collar crime