Marie-Antoinette Rettori's practice focuses on securitization, covered bonds, and structured financings that are backed by receivables (notably auto loan and auto lease receivables, mortgage loans, and trade receivables).
Marie-Antoinette also advises clients in relation to plain vanilla bond issues, Euro Private Placements, EMTN (euro medium-term note) programs, and derivative transactions.
Recently, Marie-Antoinette advised originators and investors in securitizations that have been notified with ESMA (European Securities and Markets Authority) and published on its website as STS (simple, transparent, and standardised), since the entry into force, on January 1, 2019, of the EU Regulation 2017/2402 dated December 12, 2017, laying down a general framework for securitization and creating a specific framework for simple, transparent, and standardised securitization.
Before joining Jones Day, Marie-Antoinette spent five years practicing with the international debt capital markets team in the Paris office of an international law firm.
- University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Master in Law and Finance with upper second class honours 2013); University of Cambridge (LL.M. in Commercial Law with first class honours 2012); University of Paris X-Nanterre (Master's Business Law with high upper second class honours 2011; Licence [bachelor of laws] with high upper second class honours 2010); University of Essex (LL.B. in English and French Laws with first class honours 2011)
- Paris and Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
- French and English