AlbanCaillemer du Ferrage

Practice Leader Banking, Finance & Securities

Paris + 33.1.56.59.38.18

Alban Caillemer du Ferrage co-chairs Jones Day's global Banking, Finance & Securities Practice. He focuses his practice on the regulation, structuring, documentation, clearing, and collateralization of structured finance transactions, repos, stock lending, swaps, and derivatives in a broad range of asset classes, with a particular focus on strategic equity and structured credit.

Alban has been acting as French counsel to the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) since 1998. He also acts in such capacity for the International Capital Markets Association (ICMA), the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), the French Banking Federation (FBF), the German Banking Association (Zentraler Kreditausschuss), and the Financial Markets Lawyers Group (FMLG).

Alban is a professor at the College of Law of the University of Paris II (Assas), a member of the Legal High Committee for Financial Markets (Haut Comité Juridique de la Place Financière de Paris), a member of the Markets Consultative Commission to the board of the French Monetary and Financial Authority (AMF), an officer of the Banking Law Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA), a member of The Hague P.R.I.M.E. Finance's panel of arbitrators and experts, and a member of the board of governors of the Uniform Law Foundation (UNIDROIT).

He has authored numerous articles, publications, and reports on a range of financial and international law issues.

Experience

  • Companhia Brasileira de Distribuiçao sells Ordinary Shares of Via Varejo S.A.Jones Day represented Casino Guichard-Perrachon SA, as a counterparty, in connection with the sale by Companhia Brasileira de Distribuiçao (GPA) of 50,000,000 Ordinary Shares of Via Varejo S.A., representing 3.86% of its share capital, in the form of total return swap entered into with a Brazilian financial institution.
  • Group Casino, Guichard-Perrachon sells 15% stake in Mercialys for €213 millionJones Day advised Group Casino, Guichard-Perrachon SA, a leading food retailer, in connection with the sale of 15% stake in Mercialys for €213 million (US$249 million) through an equity swap.
  • Vivendi sells stake in Ubisoft Entertainment for approximately €2 billionJones Day advised Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (CACIB) in connection with the sale by Vivendi of its stake in Ubisoft Entertainment (Ubisoft) for approximately €2 billion.
  • Fédération Bancaire Française and French Banks seek advice in drafting FBF collateral documentationJones Day assisted Fédération Bancaire Française (FBF) and French Banks with drafting FBF collateral documentation which complies with variation margin and initial margin requirements as set forth in Regulation (EU) No 648/2012 of July 4, 2012 ("EMIR") and its delegated regulation and issued legal opinions.
  • Euronext attempts to acquire LCH.Clearnet SAJones Day advised Euronext N.V. in its attempted €510 million (US$530 million) all-cash offer to LCH.Clearnet Group Limited and London Stock Exchange Group plc to acquire LCH.Clearnet SA, a leading EMIR-authorized central counterparty serving Euronext's markets, pan-European electronic trading platforms, and OTC markets, which is headquartered in Paris with branches in Amsterdam and Brussels, as well as a representative office in Porto.
  • La Banque Postale finances four wind farms in PicardieJones Day represented La Banque Postale in connection with the €50 million (US$56.2 million) project financing for the development, design, construction, and operation of four wind farms with an aggregate target capacity of 32 MW located in Picardie, sponsored by Quadran, one of the key players in the renewable energy field in France.
  • BNP Paribas acquires certain assets and liabilities from RBS relating to its structured retail investor products and equity derivatives businessJones Day advised BNP Paribas on its acquisition of certain assets and liabilities from Royal Bank of Scotland PLC relating to the structured retail investor products and equity derivatives businesses.
  • BNP Paribas, Finint, and UniCredit act as arrangers in trade receivables securitization facility for leading Italian-based industrial groupJones Day advised BNP Paribas, along with Finanziaria Internazionale (Finint), and UniCredit, as arrangers, in connection with a €300 million trade receivables securitization transaction originated by a leading global Italian-based industrial group through the issuance of asset-backed securities with a partly paid structure by a securitization vehicle established pursuant to law 130/1999.
  • Fédération Bancaire Française seeks advice in drafting of Execution AnnexJones Day is providing advice to Fédération Bancaire Française (FBF) regarding the coordination of a working group set up by the FBF in connection with the drafting of an Execution Annex.
  • Fédération Bancaire Française seeks advice in drafting of clearing documentationJones Day is providing advice to Fédération Bancaire Française (FBF) regarding the coordination of a working group set up by the FBF in connection with the drafting of a Clearing Annex to the FBF standard master agreement for derivatives transactions.
  • Casino Guichard-Perrachon issues €500 million of bonds redeemable in shares (ORA) by MonoprixJones Day represented Casino Guichard-Perrachon in connection with its €500 million (US$684.2 million) issuance of bonds redeemable in shares (ORA) by Monoprix S.A., a subsidiary of Casino Guichard Perrachon SA and French retail chain.
  • BNP Paribas acquires equity derivatives and structured products book from Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment BankJones Day advised BNP Paribas in connection with the transfer of the equity derivatives and structured products book from Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • 12 avril 2018
      Finale de la 4ème édition du Prix Jones Day/Paris II/ESSEC
    • Septermber 8, 2017
      Legal High Committee for Financial Markets of Paris (HCJP): BREXIT and clearing of OTC derivatives
    • May 17, 2017
      Cracks in the City? - Brexit & financial contracts - Conference at Sciences Po Paris
    • May 15, 2017
      New FBF EMIR Compliant Collateral Documentation - Conference at the French banking federation
    • May 12, 2017
      Brexit: which future for the banking and financial industry? - Conference at the French Senate
    • April 20, 2017
      Finale of Jones Day/ESSEC/Paris 2 Price 3rd edition
    • February 2, 2017
      New ISDA & FBF Master Agreements, clearing and collateral documentation for derivatives - Development Institute International
    • June 29, 2016
      Brexit: UK votes to leave the EU: What happens next?
    • 31 mai 2016
      Réforme du droit des contrats et du droit des obligations - 2ème volet : enjeux pour les banques et acteurs financiers
    • February 2016
      Structured and Derivative Products Team, seminar co-moderator
    • February 14, 2013
      European Banking – On the Road to Union and Harmonization?
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