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Jérôme Sutour

Partner
Head of Financial Services

CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats
2 rue Ancelle
92522 Neuilly-sur-Seine
Cedex
France
Languages French, English

Jérôme joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in 2007. He is responsible for the Financial Services Group within the firm's Banking, Finance & Insurance Department and co-chairs the Funds and Regulation Practice Group. He specialises in banking and financial law. An important part of his work consists of assisting managers with the establishment and operation of investment funds, especially alternative and private equity funds.

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Rising Star (Investment Funds, Banking, Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitisation, Private Equity) ;

IFLR1000 2019

Banking and Finance: Financial Services Regulation, Band 2

Chambers Global 2019

Banking and Finance: Financial Services Regulation, Band 2

Chambers Europe 2019

Banking and Finance: Bank Regulatory

Legal 500 EMEA 2019

Banking and Finance: Financial Services Regulation, Band 2

Chambers Europe 2018

Jérome Sutour is widely nominated for his work helping managers to establish and operate investment funds, with specific expertise relating to alternative and private equity funds

Who's Who Legal - Private Fund Lawyers 2017

Relevant experience

  • Linklaters (1997-2000)
  • Senior Associate responsible for financial services at Simmons & Simmons (2000-2007) 
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Education

  • Post-graduate degree (DJCE), University of Montpellier (1995)
  • Master of Law - Boalt Hall - Berkeley (1997)
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Memberships

  • Member of review panel for new AMF management regulations
  • Member of AIMA (Alternative Investment Management Association)
  • Member of ACE (French Association of Corporate Legal Advisors)
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Publications

  • Hedge Funds: A Practical Global Handbook to the Law and Regulation, co-author - Editions Global law & business (September 2012)
  • Trois questions à ... - Agefi (10/11/2004)
  • French Fund and Irish Stock Exchange Listing - McKann Fitzgerald (October 2004)
  • Le démarchage bancaire et financier, co-author with Pr Raynouard - in la Loi de sécurité financière, Direction Hubert de Vauplane - Collection droit et fiscalité (March 2004)
  • Les premiers décrets d'application de la Loi de Sécurité Financière - Décideurs Juridiques (December 2003)
  • Foreign Hedge Funds in France - AIMA Journal (June 2003)
  • Commercialisation à distance des services financiers - Agefi (05/022003)
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This Fo­cus­ing on Funds up­date looks at a de­vel­op­ing hot top­ic of sus­tain­able, re­spons­ible and im­pact in­vest­ment (SRI) and why this mat­ters for funds. En­vir­on­ment­al, so­cial and gov­ernance (ESG) and SRI...
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