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Diana Billik

Associée

Paris

Billik Diana
Diana Billik

Associée

Paris

Diana pratique le droit américain depuis le bureau de Paris. Elle est spécialisée dans les émissions de titres de dette et de capital par des émetteurs privés et souverains à travers de multiples juridictions, aussi bien en France qu'en Suède, Norvège, Turquie, Grèce, Emirats Arabes Unis et en Afrique de l’Ouest. Diana a acquis une grande expertise dans le domaine des offres exemptées d'enregistrement auprès de la SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) aux Etats-Unis ainsi qu’en matière de conformité par rapport aux exigences SEC pour des émetteurs et actionnaires étrangers. Elle possède également une expertise significative dans le domaine des financements structurés. Diana est membre du barreau de l'Etat de New York ainsi que du barreau de Paris.

Diana a rejoint Allen & Overy en 1998 et a été nommée associée en 2007.

Market Leader
IFLR1000 2021 - France (Capital Markets: Debt, Capital Markets: Equity)

Woman Leader
IFLR1000 2021 - France

"Paris-based Diana Billik maintains a strong international capital markets practice, advising on matters ranging from sovereign debt to cross-border equity offerings. A US-qualified lawyer, she frequently provides guidance on the SEC-related aspects of transactions."
Chambers Global 2021 - Africa-wide (Capital Markets)

"As part of the firm's wider capital markets practice, and with complementary tax and corporate capabilities, counsel Olivier Thébault and practice heads Diana Billik and Marc Castagnède are key pillars in the firm's Paris offering, not the least due of their combined ability to assist with French, English and US law, alike. "
Legal 500 EMEA 2021 - France (Capital Markets: Equity)

"With the US-qualified Diana Billik as head of the international capital markets team, the group signals its particular strength in offerings involving US law, especially Rule 144A/Reg S. offerings, but also matters involving parallel offerings in Europe and the US." 
Legal 500 EMEA 2021 - France (Capital Markets: Debt)

Leading Individual
Legal 500 EMEA 2021 - France (Capital Markets: Debt)

Market Leader
IFLR1000 2020 – France (Capital Markets: Debt, Capital Markets: Equity)

Woman Leader
IFLR1000 2020 - France 

Recognised by Best Lawyers 2020
Best Lawyers 2020 – Capital Markets Law (France) 

“Paris-based Diana Billik possesses remarkable experience in both the debt and equity capital markets. Commentators praise her as "a very good technician" who is "very hands-on." One source notes: "She speaks French which is useful in Africa, even though she's originally a US lawyer." She is further distinguished for her expertise in sovereign debt issuances throughout sub-Saharan Africa.”
Chambers Global 2020 – Africa-wide (Capital Markets)

Highly regarded
IFLR1000 2019 - France (Capital Markets: Debt, Capital Markets: Equity)

"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 - France (Capital Markets)

“Diana Billik is dual-qualified in Paris and New York, regularly handling cross-border capital markets matters involving both jurisdictions.” 
Chambers Global 2019 – USA (Capital Markets: Debt & Equity)

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Expertise

Practices

Capital Markets

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Banks

Bureau

Paris

Allen & Overy LLP
52 avenue Hoche
75008 Paris

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Qualifications

Professionnelles

Avocat au Barreau de Paris, 2011

Avocat au Barreau de New York, 2000

Académiques

J.D. - Harvard Law School - 1998

Bachelor of Arts, Vassar College - 1994

Distinction