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Paul Péporté



Paul Peporte
Paul Péporté



Paul specialises in securities law and capital markets regulation. He advises clients on the full spectrum of debt and equity transactions, including securitisation, structured products, covered bonds, IPOs, placements and buy backs of securities, exchange offers, listing applications and ongoing obligations deriving from such listings.

Paul further covers capital market related regulatory aspects, such as derivatives regulation. Prior to joining Allen & Overy, he worked in the credit and rate markets department at JP Morgan in London. Paul also advises Luxembourg insurers and intermediaries on insurance regulatory matters.

He regularly holds conferences on various capital market and regulatory topics in Luxembourg and abroad. Paul is a member of the Sustainability Committee of the Luxembourg Bankers' Association (ABBL). He is also a member of a number of working groups of the ABBL and a member of the group of experts of the association of Luxembourg insurers and reinsurers (the ACA), focusing on the application of EMIR to Luxembourg life insurance companies.

“Paul Péporté represents clients in a wide range of capital market transactions across both equity and debt mandates, with experience handling IPOs, bond issues and securitisation matters. ‘What I like about working with Paul Péporté is the clarity of the advice he provides,’ enthuses one client, adding that ‘you always get very clear answers with a clear path to follow’.”
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Admitted as avocat à la Cour, Luxembourg, 2008

Admitted as avocat, Luxembourg, 2006


Master, Management, ESCP Europe Business School, 2004

Maîtrise, Business Law, Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), 2004

Maîtrise, Management Sciences, Université Paris IX Dauphine, 2002

Published work

  • "Derivatives trading under EMIR REFIT: focus on Luxembourg AIFs and UCITSs", AGEFI Luxembourg, October 2019 (co-author)
  • Co-author (2021) "The Initial Public Offerings Law Review" (Luxembourg Chapter), Law Business Research. 
  • Co-author (2021) "The International Capital Markets Review" (Luxembourg Chapter), Law Business Research.
  • Co-author (2021) "The Securitistion Litigation Law Review" (Luxembourg Chapter), Law Business Research. 
  • Co-author (2021) "The Securitistion Law Review" (Luxembourg Chapter), Law Business Research. 
  • "Changes in reporting obligations for investment funds under EMIR", AGEFI Luxembourg, September 2018 (co-author) 
  • Author, (2016) IFLR: “Pan-European loan origination 2.0” 
  • Author (2015) “L’émission d’instruments perpétuels au regard du droit luxembourgeois : une assimilation nécessaire à la rente perpétuelle ?”, ALJB, 
    "Challenges under the Transparency Directive for issuers of debt securities", Capital Markets Law Journal, Oxford University Press, Vol. 6, No. 4, October 2011 (co-author) 
  • "Debt buy-backs and liability management revisited!", Bulletin Droit et Banque, No. 46, November 2010 (co-author) 
  • "Regulated covered bonds: a comparative review", Capital Markets Law Journal, Oxford University Press, Vol. 4, No. 3, July 2009 (co-author)