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Olivier Marquet


CMS Pasquier Ciulla Marquet & Pastor
Athos Palace
2 rue de la Lüjerneta
98000 Monaco
Languages French, English

Olivier Marquet is the Partner in charge of Banking & Finance and Business & Investments' team.

In the field of Banking and Financial law, his expertise covers the creation or acquisition of a bank or financial institution, banking monopoly, bank secrecy, Franco-Monegasque banking agreements and also monetary agreements between the Principality of Monaco and the European Community, the SEPA agreement, measures to combat money laundering, terrorist financing and corruption, Monegasque Financial law, Monegasque Banking laws, banker's liability law, laws on credit and syndicated loans, credit guarantees, debt restructuring, and the preparation of documents for clients to exercise Banking and Financial activities.

He regularly advises clients on asset acquisition and sale transactions (audits, transfer of ownership agreements, warranties, shareholders' agreements, etc.), long-term financing operations (capital increases by new share issues, capital reductions, etc.), internal restructuring operations (mergers, partial asset transfers, etc.), the creation of companies or joint ventures of all forms, business closures and more generally all company law matters. His expertise in the practice area of business law also covers corporate criminal law and data protection law.

Olivier has been named among the top law firms in this area of practice, by Chambers Global and Legal 500.

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Olivier Marquet is "a thoughtful, diligent lawyer," according to interviewees, who further praise his "deep understanding of my business." He advises clients on a broad range of transactional mandates and has a particular focus on the banking sector.


"Olivier Marquet is praised highly by clients, who highlight his "impressive professionalism and availability as a practitioner". He is considered a specialist in acquisitions and regulatory matters." Who's Who Legal 2019

WWL 2019

CMS Pasquier Ciulla & Marquet, created in 2017 through CMS’ tie-up with leading local firm PCM Avocats, impresses with ‘strong sector coverage’. Considered by clients as the ‘most diverse law firm in Monaco’, it handles a broad mix of transactional, regulatory and contentious matters. Managing partner Olivier Marquet is the key contact for banking, finance and M&A and enjoys strong relationships with financial institutions; he advised the lenders on a €60m real estate financing. Sophie Marquet is recommended for employment and real estate work.

Legal 500 EMEA 2018 : Commercial, Corporate / M&A

"Olivier Marquet boasts great knowledge of the legal and regulatory banking environment in Monaco and is fully dedicated to offering the best analysis in any situation".

Who's Who Legal 2018 : Banking


  • Monaco Bar (2005)
  • Postgraduate Degree in Business Law, University of Nice
  • Postgraduate Degree in International Business Law, University of Aix-Marseille
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  • Participant at the Modernisation Committee of the Business Law in Monaco
  • Accredited Advisor of "Monaco Private Label"
  • Speaker for the Master degree in Business Law, specialised in Corporate Law, Institut de Droit des Affaires d’Aix-Marseille
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  • “ICOs : an innovative unidentified object for European regulators?”, Banking & Financing (2018-2019)
  • “Disputes when exchanging tax information based on a bilateral agreement”, Banking & Financing (2018-2019)
  • Getting the Deal Through: Banking Regulation (2018)
  • Getting the Deal Through: Private Banking and Wealth Management (2018)
  • « L’article L.511-33 du Code monétaire et financier n’a plus de secret pour la cour de révision », Banking & Finance – Monaco (2017-2018)
  • « A Monaco, comme ailleurs, la pêche (aux informations) est formellement interdite », Banking & Finance – Monaco (2017-2018)
  • Getting the Deal Through: Private Banking and Wealth Management (2017)
  • « Conformité, territorialité des lois et force obligatoire des contrats », Banking & Finance – Monaco (2016-2017)
  • "Le statut du dirigeant de la Société", Actions Simplifiées
  • Co-editor of « Editions Lexis Nexis-Jurisclasseur, Fascicules de droit monégasque »
  • « Justice : Information, vigilance, surveillance ou conseil, quelles sont les obligations de la banque dépositaire à Monaco ? », Banking & Finance – Monaco (2015-2016)
  • « Signature électronique : est-il temps de jeter l’encre ? », Banking & Finance – Monaco (2016-2017) 
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