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Dan Benguigui

Counsel

Paris

Benguigui Dan
Dan Benguigui

Counsel

Paris

Dan is a member of the Paris Bar and a graduate of both Université Jean-Moulin-Lyon-III law school (DESS Droit et finance de l’entreprise) and EM Lyon business school.

Dan began his career within a criminal law firm before working as a Clerk to the Judge heading the 15th Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal (banking and financial litigation). He spent many years ‘in house’ within the Global Litigation department of BNP Paribas and lead the “Criminal Proceedings and Regulatory Enforcement” team of the Group prior to joining the litigation practice of Allen & Overy, in 2014.

Dan now specialises in litigation work, notably in the field banking and finance. He represents private and corporate clients before all criminal, civil and commercial courts. He has a particular expertise in complex white collar crime (market abuses, money-laundering, corruption, sanctions, etc.) and commercial cases involving banks, investment service providers and large corporates.

Dan also assists clients in the implementation of internal investigations or in the context of enquiries, inspection, or enforcement proceedings initiated by financial regulators (AMF, ACPR).

Dan is a recognised practitioner in Legal 500 2018.

News & insights

Publications: 02 OCTOBER 2019

GIR - data privacy & transfer in investigations

Regulators and enforcement authorities across the globe are continuing their focus on the activities of banks, corporations and their employees.

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Publications: 07 FEBRUARY 2019

GIR - Data privacy & transfer in investigations

Regulators and enforcement authorities across the globe are continuing their focus on the activities of banks, corporations and their employees.

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Publications: 22 OCTOBER 2018

Enactment of the new law on the reinforcement of the fight against fraud (“loi relative à la lutte contre la fraude”)

After much parliamentary debate, the law on reinforcement of the fight against fraud has finally been enacted.

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Publications: 27 JUNE 2018

Settlements with Société Générale – beginning of a new era?

​On 4 June 2018, Société Générale (the Bank) announced that it had entered into settlements with the US Department of Justice (the DOJ), the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the CFTC) and the French National Financial Prosecutor (Parquet National Financier, PNF), in order to put an end to IBOR and Libya-related investigations conducted by the said authorities.

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Office

Paris

Allen & Overy LLP
52 avenue Hoche
75008 Paris

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Qualifications

Academic

EMLYON Business School, 2005

DESS, Master Company Law, University Jean Moulin, Lyon- 2002

Master Business Law, University Jean Moulin, Lyon - 2001

Pro-bono experience

Member of an ad hoc Commission called "International Bribery" within the Think Tank "Le Club des Juristes"

Published work

"Sapin II, une révolution en devenir…", by Dan Benguigui in Option Droit & Affaires, January 2017

"Fraude Madoff, Premières lumières françaises sur une pratique de place : l’inscription de l’intermédiaire financier au registre des actions nominatives ne créé pas la propriété", Revue Banque et Droit, 2012

"Territorialité des mesures d’exécution : la menace des requêtes en communication d’informations du juge américain", Revue Banque et Droit, 2008

The French legal regime on market abuse: what next?, European Finance Litigation Review, 1 décembre 2015

Du Renforcement de La Lutte Contre la Corruption Transnationale, Le Club des Juristes, 1 avril 2015