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Fabrice Faure-Dauphin

Partner

Paris

Faure-Dauphin Fabrice
Fabrice Faure-Dauphin

Partner

Paris

Fabrice has a wide ranging experience in the field of structured finance and is responsible for the securitisation and covered bonds activity in Paris.

In this field, he is experienced in a wide range of securitised asset classes (including all types of ABS asset such as consumer and auto loans and dealer floorplan, export finance, CMBS, ABCP structures and pan-European trade receivables), covered bonds structures and also repackaging and complex bank balance sheet funding structures (such as RWA or liquidity driven structures). He also has particular expertise in export finance and ECA backed securitisation, covered bonds and repack structures.

He regularly contributes to legal publications in the field of structure finance and securitisation. He is referenced by major legal directories (including Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and IFLR) as a leading expert in capital markets/structured finance and in securitization.

Fabrice is a recognised practitioner by « Best Lawyers » since 2016 in Banking and Finance Law and Structured Finance Law

"Leading Individual"
Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (DERIVATIVES AND STRUCTURED FINANCE)

"Partner Fabrice Faure-Dauphin and senior associate Caroline Marion always meet our expectations, and exceed them. Very good co-ordination between the members of the team." 
Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (DERIVATIVES AND STRUCTURED FINANCE)

"Fabrice Faure-Dauphin brings a great mix of technical and negotiation skills, as well as commercial perspective to deals. He always looks out for the best interests of his clients and is able to distinguish between major and minor issues. He is one of the major players." 
Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (DERIVATIVES AND STRUCTURED FINANCE)

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Chambers Global/Europe 2020 - France (Capital Markets: Structured Finance)

"Fabrice Faure-Dauphin is commended by sources for his solution-oriented approach, with one interviewee also describing him as "one of the very best practitioners in securitisation." He advises major banking institutions on trade receivables and ABS matters"
Chambers Global/Europe 2020 - France (Capital Markets: Structured Finance)

"Highly regarded"
IFLR1000 2020 - France (Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitisation)

"Fabrice Faure-Dauphin is praised by clients for his strong knowledge of securitisation regulations. He has particular experience in the securitisation of auto loan portfolios. Dual-qualified in France and the UK, he often acts on cross-border structured finance matters." 
Chambers 2019 - France (Capital Markets: Structured Finance)

News & insights

Publications: 05 AUGUST 2020

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Publications: 24 JULY 2020

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Publications: 22 JULY 2020

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Office

Paris

Allen & Overy LLP
52 avenue Hoche
75008 Paris

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted to the Bar, Paris, 1998

Academic

Master, International Business, University of Paris IX Dauphine, 1995

Master, Contract Law, University of Paris XI Sceaux, 1994

Graduate Degree, Business Law, University of Paris II Panthéon Assas, 1993

Published work

  • "L'environnement réglementaire en construction de la finance structurée", Revue Trimestrielle de Droit Financier n°4, December 2010, p. 126
  • "La société de titrisation", Revue Trimestrielle de Droit Financier n°3, October 2008, p. 87
  • "Important modernisation of the securitisation regime in France", in Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, October 2008
  • Faure-Dauphin. F, Vignon. M, Boughida. S, "The introduction of the trust into French law", in Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, June 2007, p. 344
  • Faure-Dauphin. F, Roux J. "Le Schéma du prêt hypothécaire commercial entièrement porté par le bilan des banques a vécu", Revue Trimestrielle de Droit Financier n°3, October 2006, p. 38-41
  • "Recent structuring challenges in French CMBS", ISR Legal Guide, July 2006, p.2
  • "La modernisation des instruments de sécurisation des encaissements dans les opérations de titrisation", Revue Trimestrielle de Droit Financier n° 1, 2006
  • Faure-Dauphin. F, Roux. J, "Le schéma du prêt hypothécaire commercial entièrement porté par les bilans des banques a vécu…", Revue Trimestrielle de Droit Financier n°4, 2010, p.126
  • "France explores new securitization solutions", International Financial Law Review, The 2005 Guide to Structured Finance, July 2005
  • "A new decree perfects the important reform of the French securitisation law", International Securitisation Report, p.13
  • "Le remplacement du recouvreur des créances cédées à un fonds commun de créances", Banque et Droit n° 96, July-August 2004 p. 26
  • Contributor to the French section of the 2004 Guide to Structured Finance by the International Financial Law Review ('The Barrier of Seller's insolvency in securitization deals') July 2004 p. 65
  • Contributor to the French section of the Structured Finance Yearbook 2003 by the International Financial Law Review ('Important changes to the legal framework: the future of securitization in France') October 2003 p. 63, co-authored by Luc Rentmeesters
  • Faure-Dauphin. F, Rentmeesters. L, "Tirer partie de ses actifs grâce à la titrisation whole business", Option Finance n°680, Mars 2002, p.50