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Stephan Pastor

Avocat Associé | Partner

CMS
Villa des Cigognes
17 rue Louis Aureglia
BP 450
98012 Monaco Cedex
Monaco
Languages French, English, Italian

Stephan Pastor is a Partner at the firm and the head of the Business Law team. 

He advises both foreign and Monegasque companies on all aspects of Monegasque business law, including more specifically regulatory matters, company law, corporate finance, corporate audit, commercial contracts, restructuring and insolvency and data protection.

He also handles disputes, both domestic and cross-border, representing businesses in civil, commercial and criminal litigation.

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Stephan Pastor, who was recently promoted to partner, has a solid record in civil, commercial and criminal litigation.

Legal 500 EMEA 2019: Commercial, Corporate and M&A

Education

  • Monaco Bar (2017)
  • French Bar exam (2012)
  • LL.M. - Commercial law, University of Edinburgh (2011)
  • Master’s degree international business law - Business Legal Advisor Diploma, Aix-Marseille University (2008)
  • MA business law, Aix-Marseille University (2008)
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Publications

  • "Legal requirements of life insurance an alternative form of investment", Banking & Finance - Monaco (2019-2020)
  • M&A in Monaco, Global Practice Guide, Chambers and Partners (2019)
  • "ICOs: an innovative unidentified object for European regulators?", Banking & Financing - Monaco (2018-2019)
  • "Fostering innovation to meet contemporary challenges", Banking & Financing - Monaco (2018-2019)
  • Getting The Deal Through: Banking Regulations - Monaco Chapter (2018)
  • Getting The Deal Through:  Private Banking Wealth Management - Monaco Chapter (2018)
  • "Article L.511-33 of the Monetary and Financial Code no longer holds any secrets for the Court of Revision", Banking & Finance - Monaco (2017-2018)
  • "Electronic signature: is it time to let ink go?", Banking & Finance - Monaco (2016-2017)
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06/08/2020
The Prin­cip­al­ity has ad­op­ted a le­gis­lat­ive frame­work for tokens of­fer­ings...
On 23rd June 2020, the Mone­g­asque le­gis­lat­or ad­op­ted Law n°1.491 re­lat­ing to token of­fer­ings. Find out more.
21 May 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to autonom­ous vehicles (AVs)
This CMS Ex­pert Guide brings to­geth­er ana­lys­is from leg­al ex­perts across our in­ter­na­tion­al net­work on the leg­al re­quire­ments that must be ob­served for test­ing and us­ing AVs at dif­fer­ent levels of auto­ma­tion.
04/06/2020
COV­ID-19 | In­sur­ance: com­pens­a­tion of a res­taur­ant own­er for op­er­at­ing...
On 22 May, the Par­is Com­mer­cial Court is­sued an or­der that gives hope to many shop own­ers and crafts­men who were severely af­fected by the health meas­ures taken by the French Gov­ern­ment to con­tain the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic. Has a new path­way been opened? What
27 March 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to force ma­jeure
19/05/2020
COV­ID-19 | Busi­ness / Con­tract Law Up­date
Act No 1.488 pre­scribes cer­tain con­trac­tu­al sanc­tions in the event of lack of per­form­ance, softens the re­quire­ments for con­ven­ing and hold­ing cor­por­ate bod­ies' meet­ings and con­tains spe­cif­ic pro­vi­sions re­lat­ing to the ap­prov­al of fin­an­cial state­ments of
18/05/2020
COV­ID-19 | Sup­port Meas­ures for Mone­g­asque Com­pan­ies
The Gov­ern­ment of Monaco has taken ex­cep­tion­al meas­ures to sup­port Mone­g­asque com­pan­ies fa­cing eco­nom­ic dif­fi­culties due to the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic. Find out more.
30/04/2020
In­nov­at­ive firms: amend­ment to the ex­penses eli­gible for the R&D tax cred­it
Sov­er­eign Or­din­ance No 7.922 of 14 Feb­ru­ary 2020 amends the ex­penses that are eli­gible for the R&D tax cred­it. Find out more.
24/04/2020
COV­ID-19 and Com­pan­ies | Lock­down and gen­er­al as­sembly
Giv­en the cur­rent health situ­ation, the con­crete mod­al­it­ies of de­con­fine­ment still ap­pear un­cer­tain both in the Prin­cip­al­ity and in the rest of the world. Com­pan­ies may need to con­vene a gen­er­al meet­ing or a board of dir­ect­ors meet­ing in the com­ing days o
27/03/2020
Force ma­jeure, a rem­edy for COV­ID-19?
The concept of force ma­jeure, some­times thought to be ob­sol­ete, is non­ethe­less one of the most ef­fect­ive solu­tions to deal with non-per­form­ance in the con­text of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic.
25/03/2020
COV­ID-19 | Sup­port meas­ures for Mone­g­asque com­pan­ies
The Gov­ern­ment of Monaco has taken ex­cep­tion­al meas­ures to sup­port Mone­g­asque com­pan­ies fa­cing eco­nom­ic dif­fi­culties due to the coronavir­us COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic. Find out more.
27 November 2019
CMS Pasquier Ciulla Mar­quet & Pas­tor signs Monaco’s Na­tion­al En­ergy Trans­ition...
CMS Pasquier Ciulla Mar­quet & Pas­tor signs Monaco’s Na­tion­al En­ergy Trans­ition Pact
14/10/2019
CMS Pasquier Ciulla Mar­quet & Pas­tor moves to the “Villa des Cigognes”
CMS Monaco | New ad­dress from 28 Oc­to­ber 2019