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Hervé Ekué

Partner

Paris

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Hervé Ekué

Partner

Paris

Hervé specialises in financial services regulation and is an expert in the capital markets field for over 20 years. He advises financial institutions and corporates on financial law and in particular on the issuance and listing of debt, hybrid and derivative securities. His derivatives experience covers jurisdictional OTC derivative transactions and those admitted to clearing houses in a broad range of asset classes.

"Star Individual"
Chambers Global/Europe 2020 - France (Capital Markets: Debt)

Band 2
Chambers Global/Europe 2020 - France (Capital Markets: Derivatives)

"Leading individual"
Legal 500 EMEA 2020 - France (Capital Markets: Debt)

"Leading individual"
Legal 500 EMEA 2020 - France (Derivatives & Structured Finance)

"Highly regarded"
IFLR1000 2020 - France (Capital Markets: Debt & Derivatives; Financial Services)

"Lawyer of the Year 2020"
Best Lawyers 2020 - France (Banking and Finance Law Capital Markets Law Derivatives Structured Finance)

"Hervé Ekué - excellent advisor, always available and provides analysis that is always remarkable."
Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (Derivatives & Structured Finance)

"Office managing partner Hervé Ekué heads the derivatives practice in Paris and advises on jurisdictional over-the-counter derivative transactions and those admitted to clearing houses."
Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (Derivatives & Structured Finance)

"Possessing market-leading expertise in DCM, Hervé Ekué is considered to be an "excellent lawyer," who is "technically very strong, always available and has a strong commercial acumen,"according to market sources. Ekué is a market leader in DCM, acting on significant notes issuances, and demonstrates further skill in derivatives matters."
Chambers Global/Europe 2020 - France (Capital Markets: Debt & Derivatives) 

Expertise

Practices

Capital Markets

Sectors

Financial Institutions

Kantoor

Paris

Allen & Overy LLP
52 avenue Hoche
75008 Paris

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Kwalificaties

Professioneel

Admitted to the Bar, Paris, 1999

Academisch

Master in Business and Private law, University of Paris V Descartes, 1995

Post Graduate Degree, Banking and Finance, University of Paris V Descartes, 1996

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Published work

  • Interview with Frédérique Garrouste, L’AGEFI, Dossier spécial "Dérivés", May 2020
  • Interview with Chloé Enkaoua, L’AGEFI, “L’organisation des cabinets d'avocats d'affaires face à la crise du coronavirus", April 2020
  • Interview with Caura Barszcz, Juristes Associés "E-Manager au temps du coronavirus", April 2020
  • Tribune pour le dossier spécial « Finance Verte », L’AGEFI Hebdo "La finance durable a besoin d’un cadre réglementaire plus adapté", March 2020
  • Interview with Alexandra Milleret, Option Finance, “Les mesures mises en place par les institutions européennes face à la crise du coronavirus", March 2020
  • Interview with Aurélia Granel, La Lettre des Juristes d'Affaires Magazine, "Le Télétravail dans les cabinets d’avocats", February 2020
  • Interview with Léa Taieb, Les Echos Start, "Congé paternité : ces boîtes qui ont pris les devants !", June 2019
  • Interview with Frédérique Garrouste, L’AGEFI, “L’impact du Brexit sur les dérivés”, June 2019
  • E-alert France: "EMIR - La révision d'EMIR en route vers une entrée en vigueur", April 2019
  • E-alert France: "New French Brexit-Related Ordinance", March 2019
  • Interview with with Laure-Emmanuelle Husson, Challenges, Dossier “L’IA et l’emploi”, “Stratégie d’innovation et utilisation d’outils technologiques par Allen & Overy", March 2019
  • Interview with Nicolas Monier, Le Nouvel Economiste, Dossier sur l’innovation dans les cabinets d’avocats d’affaires: « Avocats 2.0 », March 2019
  • Interview with Laurent Lequien, La Tribune "A&O et l’innovation", February 2019
  • E-alert France: "Le droit français précise les conditions d'éligibilité au rang senior non préféré en définissant la notion d'élément non structuré", August 2018
  • Révision d’EMIR : les deux objectifs de la réforme, Bulletin Joly Bourse, May-June 2018
  • Les nouvelles obligations d’échange de garanties pour les dérivés non compensés centralement au titre d’EMIR : révolution et continuité, Bulletin Joly Bourse, July-August 2017 
  • A tool to satisfy capital requirements: an overview of Tier 1 issuances under Solvency II, Bank + Insurance Hybrid Capital, March-April 2015, co-authored with Crédit Agricole CIB
  • EMIR/DFA - Quelques enjeux de l'extraterritorialité, Agefi Hebdo, June 2013
  • La commercialisation de produits financiers en France, Revue Banque et Droit, November-December 2009
  • Lehman Brothers : une contrepartie dans les opérations de dérivés, RDBF, September-October 2009
  • Lehman Brothers : une contrepartie dans les opérations de dérivés, Droit des sociétés - actes pratiques, September-October 2009