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Diana Billik

Partner

Paris

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Diana Billik

Partner

Paris

Diana heads the capital markets team in Paris. She is a U.S.-qualified partner in the international capital markets department of Allen & Overy in Paris, specializing in cross-border debt and equity offerings. Diana has deep experience advising issuers, arrangers and underwriters in relation to a broad range of debt, equity and liability management transactions by foreign private and sovereign issuers across numerous jurisdictions, including France, Sweden, Norway, Turkey, Greece, United Arab Emirates and West Africa. She focuses primarily on SEC-exempt offerings into the United States and compliance with SEC reporting requirements for foreign issuers and security holders. She also has significant experience in structured finance. Diana is admitted to practice in the State of New York and is a member of the Paris bar. Diana joined Allen & Overy in 1998 and became a partner in 2007.

"Dual-qualified in France and the USA, Diana Billik stands out for her activity on the underwriter side of sovereign bond issuances. She also advises on the international capital markets aspects of IPOs and rights issues.” 
CHAMBERS GLOBAL 2019 –CAPITAL MARKETS: FOREIGN EXPERTISE IN USA (FRANCE)

Diana Billik is dual-qualified in Paris and New York, regularly handling cross-border capital markets matters involving both jurisdictions.” 
CHAMBERS GLOBAL 2019 –CAPITAL MARKETS : DEBT & EQUITY (USA)

Recognized by Best Lawyers since 2014 
BEST LAWYERS 2020 – CAPITAL MARKETS LAW (FRANCE)

“Highly regarded” 
IFLR1000 2019 –CAPITAL MARKETS : DEBT & EQUITY (FRANCE)

News & insights

Publications: 13 DECEMBER 2019

Key Regulatory Topics: Weekly Update 29 November 2019 to 5 December 2019

Allen & Overy publish weekly updates on key regulatory topics affecting the financial services sector. 

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Publications: 12 DECEMBER 2019

What is the direction of travel of European pre-insolvency reforms?

Associates Musonda Mutati and Harini Viswanathan have authored an article for Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, highlighting the differences between the European and proposed UK reforms.

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Publications: 11 DECEMBER 2019

Australia proposes robust new foreign bribery laws

On Monday 2 December, the Australian Government introduced into the Senate the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Combatting Corporate Crime) Bill 2019 (Cth) (“Foreign Bribery Bill”). This Bill proposes to fundamentally shift the criminal liability landscape for corporations with respect to foreign bribery

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Publications: 10 DECEMBER 2019

Registered AIFMs and internally managed non-AIFs: the CSSF’s reminder of your AML/CFT obligations

The CSSF continues to raise awareness of AML/CFT obligations to the fund industry. Following a conference addressed to registered (sub-threshold) AIFMs and internally managed non-AIFs, the CSSF published a list of common AML/CFT pitfalls.

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Expertise

Practices

Capital Markets

Sectors

Financial Institutions

Office

Paris

Allen & Overy LLP
52 avenue Hoche
75008 Paris

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted to the Bar, Paris, 2011

Admitted to the bar, State of New York, USA, 2000

Academic

J.D, Harvard Law School, 1998

Bachelor of Arts, Vassar College, 1994