Jean-Guillaume de Tocqueville regularly assists clients with their regulatory controls, enforcement, and judicial disputes, including market abuse, financial crime, and international sanctions matters, before French professional disciplinary, civil, and criminal jurisdictions and before European jurisdictions. He is considered "a force in regulatory disputes before French and European courts" by The Legal 500 (2021).
He also advises French and international banks, financial institutions, and investment funds and advises on their operations, products, structure, regulatory environment, and relationships with French and European agencies, particularly on licensing, prudential, compliance, know your customer/anti-money laundering, change of control or restructuring issues, and financial markets laws.
Jean-Guillaume frequently participates in working groups of the French Ministry of Finance, AMF (Financial Markets Regulator), and ACPR (Prudential Control and Resolution Authority); has experience working with the European Commission; and handles lobbying activities in financial matters with European and French authorities.
- Georgetown University (LL.M. 1984); University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (Master 2 1982); Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po) (Diploma 1980)
- Paris and New York
- Officer, French Mountain Troops (1981)
The Legal 500: leading individual noted for his ‘knowledge and mastery of his field’ and "has surrounded himself with competent people, very familiar with market practices"
Chambers: noted for having "very strong knowledge of regulatory requirements" and for being "very reputable"
- French and English