Jérôme Sutour

Jérôme Sutour
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+33 1 47 38 55 00
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Who's Who Legal France - Private Funds

Jérôme joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in 2007. He is responsible for the financial services group within the banking, finance and insurance department of the firm and co-chairs CMS' funds and financial regulation practice group. 

Jérôme acts for a large number of French and international institutions in relation to financial regulations and collective investment vehicles. An important part of his work consists of advising on regulatory issues, and in particular asset management (funds structuring with an emphasis on alternative investment funds), banking regulations (with an emphasis on innovative products/e-money) and investment services (with an emphasis on post trade/blockchains and distribution aspects). 

Jérôme chairs or participates to various market panels in connection with new regulations relating to asset management and financial services. He has published various articles on these topics in numerous professional reviews including Revue de droit bancaire et financierJoly Bourse and Option Finance

Jérôme also sits on a number of working groups on the implementation of the EU directives on investment services and asset management, as well as on fintechs.

Jérôme holds an LLM from Boalt Hall (1997, UC Berkeley); a specialised master's degree in law (1995, Montpellier); a master's degree in business law (1995, Montpellier); and a specialisation certificate in corporate law (1995, Montpellier). 

A native French speaker, he is fluent in English.

WWL says: Jérôme Sutour draws high praise from sources who applaud his work acting for investment managers in relation to wealth management issues.

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