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Jean-Luc Guitera

Jean-Luc Guitera

KPMG SATour EQHO2, Avenue Gambetta CS 600 55 ParisFrance92066
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WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader
WWL Ranking: Thought Leader
WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

Arbitration Expert Witnesses 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

WWL says

Jean-Luc Guitera "has a great deal of professional experience in corporate transactions and investment arbitrations, to which he applies his sound valuation skills”, comment impressed sources. He has experience spanning nearly 30 years, covering valuations as well as forensic and fraud investigations.

Biography

Jean-Luc Guitera heads the KPMG forensic team in Paris. He is also Head of KPMG’s dispute advisory service for the EMA region and is in charge of the relations with the Paris-based law firms and general counsels.

He has 30 years of experience with KPMG, having been an auditor before specialising first in transaction services (M&A), and then, since 2003, in forensic (fraud investigations, M&A and commercial disputes, international arbitration). He has led engagements in France and in over 20 countries across all continents.

In a transaction advisory role, Mr Guitera has been involved in more than 40 engagements and has worked on major transactions such as the creation of EADS (the leading aerospace and defence manufacturer in Europe) and Airbus. He has also acted as independent expert appointed by both parties to determine the final transaction price in M&A operations in 10 transactions.

He has been involved in more than 60 valuations of all types acting as auditor, transaction services partner leading a due diligence team, court or tribunal-appointed-expert (arbitral tribunals, Monaco appellate court), expert witness (arbitral tribunals and French state courts), member of an arbitral tribunal and independent expert. 

As a financial expert, Mr Guitera has been involved in 30 international arbitration and has given oral evidence more than 20 times, in French or English, acting as expert for claimants and respondents alike, and as a tribunal-appointed expert, in Paris, New York, London, Geneva, Cayman Islands and Bucharest, under ICC, CIRDI, UNCITRAL, OHADA, and ad hoc arbitration rules. His industry experience covers, among others, the aerospace and defence, telecommunications, and construction. He also has experience in the financial assessment of complex industrial contracts.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jean-Luc Guitera is an accomplished quantum expert highly sought after for his strong international experience.

Biography

Jean-Luc Guitera heads the KPMG forensic team in Paris. He is also head of KPMG’s dispute advisory service for the EMA region and is in charge of the relations with the Paris-based law firms and general counsels.

He has 32 years of experience with KPMG, having been an auditor before specialising first in transaction services (M&A) and then since 2003, in forensic (fraud investigations, M&A and commercial disputes, international arbitration).

In a transaction advisory role, Mr Guitera has been involved in more than 40 engagements and has also acted as independent expert appointed by both parties to determine the final transaction price in M&A operations in 14 transactions. He has been involved in more than 60 valuations of all types acting as auditor, transaction services partner leading a due diligence team, court or tribunal-appointed-expert (arbitral tribunals, Monaco appellate court), expert witness (arbitral tribunals and French state courts) and member of an arbitral tribunal and independent expert.

As a financial expert, Mr Guitera has been involved nearly 40 international arbitration and has given oral evidence more than 20 times, in French or English, acting as expert for claimants and respondents alike, and as a tribunal-appointed expert in Paris, New York, London, Geneva, Cayman Islands and Bucharest under ICC, CIRDI, UNCITRAL, OHADA and ad hoc arbitration rules. His industry experience covers, among others, the aerospace and defence, telecommunications and construction. He also has experience in the financial assessment of complex industrial contracts.

As a forensic accountant, he has led more than 100 engagements in France and in over 20 countries across all continents. He has investigated accounting and reporting frauds, misappropriation of assets and corruption matters, and has been involved in US sanctions and FCPA-related investigation.

WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader

WWL says

Jean-Luc Guitera comes very highly recommended for his forensic accountancy practice. He has a wealth of experience working on disputes, fraud and M&A matters relating to the field.

Biography

Jean-Luc Guitera heads the KPMG forensic team in Paris. He is also head of KPMG’s dispute advisory service for the EMA region and is in charge of the relations with the Paris-based law firms and general counsels.

He has 32 years of experience with KPMG, having been an auditor before specialising first in transaction services (M&A) and then since 2003, in forensic (fraud investigations, M&A and commercial disputes, international arbitration).

In a transaction advisory role, Mr Guitera has been involved in more than 40 engagements and has also acted as independent expert appointed by both parties to determine the final transaction price in M&A operations in 14 transactions. He has been involved in more than 60 valuations of all types acting as auditor, transaction services partner leading a due diligence team, court or tribunal-appointed-expert (arbitral tribunals, Monaco appellate court), expert witness (arbitral tribunals and French state courts) and member of an arbitral tribunal and independent expert.

As a financial expert, Mr Guitera has been involved nearly 40 international arbitration and has given oral evidence more than 20 times, in French or English, acting as expert for claimants and respondents alike, and as a tribunal-appointed expert in Paris, New York, London, Geneva, Cayman Islands and Bucharest under ICC, CIRDI, UNCITRAL, OHADA and ad hoc arbitration rules. His industry experience covers, among others, the aerospace and defence, telecommunications and construction. He also has experience in the financial assessment of complex industrial contracts.

As a forensic accountant, he has led more than 100 engagements in France and in over 20 countries across all continents. He has investigated accounting and reporting frauds, misappropriation of assets and corruption matters, and has been involved in US sanctions and FCPA-related investigation.

WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader

National Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended
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