Hubert de Vauplane co-leads the Alternative Investment Management practice in the Paris office, offering a global and integrated vision on regulatory and transactional structuring and operations matters. Hubert advises on EU and French laws on banking and investment services regulatory matters, asset management and funds, insurance investment regulations, and financial/securities litigations, e-money and payment services, and financial institution mergers and acquisitions. He provides legal counsel on fintech, blockchain and cryptocurrency assets, and financial regulatory issues relating to investment advice, asset management, payment services and banking.
Hubert also advises corporates, asset managers, corporate and investment banks and institutional investors in relation to the entire range of disintermediated financings, including the structuring and setting-up of debt funds (AIFM, ELTIF, FPE) under French or Luxembourg law, factoring programs of trade receivables (French or pan-European), and the issuance of privatebonds and hybrid debt instruments (EuroPP, USPP, bons de caisse).
Hubert is expert at the French Financial Market Supervisory Authority (AMF), as well as European Commission and European Central Bank. He is also a member of various market place organizations, including the Financial Market Law Committee, Paris Europlace, P.R.I.M.E. (Panel of Recognized International Market Experts in Finance) and the French High Legal Committee for the Paris Finance Marketplace (Haut Comité Juridique de la Place Financière de Paris).
He is a professor of international banking and financial law at the Paris Institute for Political Sciences (Sciences Po – IEP Paris).