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About Louis Degeorges

Louis is a senior associate in the financial regulation practice of our Paris office advising financial institutions.

Louis expertise includes advising clients on the regulatory aspects of M&A and Private Equity transactions involving financial institutions; advising financial institutions on the rules applicable to the conduct of their business, provision of their services and marketing of their products; and assisting financial institutions as part of investigations conducted by and/or disciplinary proceedings before French regulatory authorities (ACPR and AMF). 

Louis areas of practice also comprises investment management work which notably includes advising: on the setting-up of French funds; and on French registration and marketing rules.


Recent work

M&A and Private Equity transactions: 

  • Caisse Centrale de Réassurance, a French State-owned reinsurance company, in the sale of a majority stake in its wholly owned reinsurance company subsidiary CCR RE, to a consortium led by SMABTP and MACSF; 
  • Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, as shareholder of Bpifrance SA, as part of the merger between Bpifrance SA and Bpifrance Financement; 
  • Siaci Saint Honoré and Burrus groups in their combination to create an independent European leader in insurance consulting and brokerage. 

Advisory matters:

  • Scorpeo and Euroclear in relation to the setting up of a new corporate actions-related product. 
  • Global investment banks in relation to their Brexit planning and MiFID II implementation. 

Regulatory enforcement:

  • French retail bank throughout the enforcement actions taken by the French regulator ACPR in relation, notably, to its AML-CFT policies and systems. 
  • French retail banks on an investigation of the French regulator ACPR into their AML-CFT systems.



  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (2020 to date)
  • Linklaters (2016 - 2020)
  • Caisse des dépôts et consignations (2012-2013)


  • Université Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne - Paris bar exam (2014)
  • King's College London - LLM (2014)
  • Essec Business School - Master's degree (2013)
  • Université Nancy II - Magistère de droit des affaires (2012)