Jean-Jacques Beaudelaire Kouadio

Jean-Jacques Beaudelaire Kouadio is our exclusively recommended Banking & Finance expert in Côte d’Ivoire on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Jean-Jacques directly using the contact details listed above.

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Financial industries all across the world rely on legal teams to keep them in good health, making banking and finance law a highly sought-after subject of law. Use our helpful guide to learn more about what a career in banking and finance law entails and the qualifications required to be successful.

This cliche is especially true when it comes to practising law in the banking and finance industry. This field of practise includes everything, from lending money to a person to handling intricate financial transactions for large corporations.

With new products being introduced often, the banking and finance industry is a worldwide leviathan with tentacles extending across numerous jurisdictions. As a banking and finance lawyer, you may anticipate lengthy workdays, a tonne of paperwork, lots of travel, and learning the laws of other jurisdictions. In this field, some level of specialisation is necessary because there are too many moving parts for a lawyer to practise as a generalist.

It is your responsibility as the borrower’s or lender’s attorney in this area to see to it that the proper paperwork is completed and that your clients’ interests are completely safeguarded.

Ingvild O. Kaagen

Ingvild Kaagen is our exclusively recommended Banking & Finance expert in Norway on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Ingvild directly using the contact details listed above.

Head of Banking & Finance at EY Tax and Law and experienced on financial infrastructure and capital markets.

Ingvild assists Norwegian and international companies and corporations with both business law and regulatory issues, including other things related to blockchain. She gives lectures in, among other things, money laundering, privacy and company law.

Ingvild Kaagen is concerned with the opportunity space technology provides to reduce risk and create increased transparency.

Firm Overview:

The EY Blockchain and TMT team has advised more than 50 Norwegian and international clients on how to scale blockchain, AI and gaming within a tax and legal framework. The team offers a “one stop solution”, including core blockchain tech solutions, token economy, Decentralised Finance and NFTs.

Clients include a global EL-car producer, gas terminal builder, real estate developer, social platform players, global mining companies, crypto exchanges, solar panels producers, digital payment operators, crypto fund managers, decentralised data storage, fashion industry, food producers, individuals reporting cryptocurrencies, etc. Work include taxation, VAT, compliance, law and regulatory issues, sustainability, government and EU grants, GDPR, IP-rights, Consumer Rights, Royalty, personal taxation, accounting and audit, valuation and Integrity Due Diligence.

The team work closely with the global EY Blockchain team which has more than 300 core blockchain developers, 14 Blockchain Hubs and has developed 9 blockchain platforms.

Edite Ligere

Edite Ligere is our exclusively recommended Banking & Finance expert in England on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Edite directly using the contact details listed above.

Edite’s practice focuses on the regulation of artificial intelligence, global financial regulation, banking, insurance, human rights, consumer protection, charity law, data protection, machine learning and cyber security.

Edite has participated in and advised on global regulatory standard setting and the national implementation of global regulatory standards.

Edite is a regular contributor to various pro bono human rights and environmental initiatives, an author of various legal publications and a speaker at international and national conferences.

Edite Ligere holds an LLB and an LLM from the University of London. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales by the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn and is a Hubert Greenland Scholar of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn.

Firm Overview:

1 Crown Office Row, the Chambers of Richard Booth QC, is recognised as one of the leading sets in the United Kingdom, particularly in the fields of civil and public law. Our commitment to excellence has led to an equally dedicated and diverse client base, which includes entrepreneurssmall businesses, large corporations, NGOs and local and central Government.

1 Crown Office Row has a stellar reputation for advocacy, court-craft, and specialist advisory work. Our barristers are known both for their forensic expertise and the versatility of their talent, which underpins all of their work. Matthew Phipps, our Senior Clerk, leads a dedicated team of Clerks who provide a top-drawer client service.

We remain recommended by Chambers & Partners as one of the top twenty sets for client service. The Legal 500 describe the clerking team as “definitely the benchmark for other sets’” “and everyone at chambers from the tea ladies to the Head of Chambers is a pleasure to work with.”

Members regularly appear in many of the most significant and high profile Inquests and Inquiries, both public and private. Recently, this has included the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, Paterson Inquiry and Hillsborough Inquests.

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Olivier Rivoire

Olivier Rivoire is our exclusively recommended Banking & Finance expert in Switzerland on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Olivier directly using the contact details listed above.

After completing his legal studies at the University of Fribourg, Olivier was admitted to the Geneva bar in 2003. During 2006 and 2007 he studied at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. (United States) where he earned an LL.M. degree in General Studies.

From 2003 to 2012, he worked for various law firms in Geneva and Zurich mainly in the areas of business law, insolvency and bankruptcy law, civil and commercial litigation.

In 2012, he joined the FINMA in Bern, banks division, authorisations section. As from 2014, he worked within the legal department of a large international banking group in Geneva and was involved in the wealth management and IT/BPO activities of the bank. He led the IT/BPO legal department. Afterwards, he joined the Legal & Transactions department of an independent Swiss-based banking group and was mainly in charge of litigation and regulatory projects.

He joined Bory & Partners as partner on 1 August 2019.

Committed to his clients and mindful of their needs, pragmatic, he advises and represents in court individuals, companies and non-governmental organisations, based in Switzerland or abroad.

Building on his experience as in-house counsel during several years, Olivier mainly provides his services in the following fields of expertise: regulatory for financial intermediaries, in particular banks and independant wealth managers, company law, including contract law, employment law and immigration law, inheritance law and mediation.

In this last field of activity, he was certified in 2020 by the Federal Department of Finance as mediator within the meaning of the Federal Act on Financial Services, FinSA. He is also Committee member of the Groupement Pro Médiation.

Olivier Rivoire is a member of the Swiss Bar Association, the Geneva Bar Association, the Association of International Business Lawyers and the International Bar Association.

Bilis Lotengo

Bilis Lotengo is our exclusively recommended Banking & Finance expert in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Bilis directly using the contact details listed above.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo, also known as Congo-Kinshasa, DR Congo, the DRC, the DROC, or the Congo, and formerly Zaire, is a country in Central Africa. It is, by area, the second largest country in Africa, and the 11th-largest in the world.

Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo and Headquarters of institutions of the country, is where Emery Mukendi Wafwana & Associates, SC-P has had its headquarters since 1995. The location of our office in Kinshasa gives our lawyers and consultants a major advantage thanks to their speedy access to the headquarters of central politico-administrative entities, Cassation Court, State Council, and courts and tribunals of Kinshasa.

The team in Kinshasa includes lawyers admitted to the bar before the Court of Cassation and State Council, practicing the « cassation » and other special procedures, as well lawyers admitted respectively to bars at the Court of Appeal of Kinshasa-Gombe, Kinshasa-Matete, Matadi, Bandundu and Kananga.

In general, the lawyers at our Kinshasa office advise and assist local and international clients from Kinshasa on legal issues on sectors including but not limited to natural resources, infrastructure, banking and insurance, investments, trade and industry as well as judicial and arbitral litigation.

Specifically, as agents in intellectual property, our lawyers in Kinshasa advise our local and international clients on issues concerning the protection of their brand and logos, represent them before the Ministry of Industry and in associated litigations.

As mine and carry agents, they assist and represent our clients in mining procedures at the Central Cadastre Minier and before the of Mining and Environment Administration.

Our office of Kinshasa also organises an online legal portal named “JuriAfrica,” led by a team of researchers in charge of collecting information and legal and jurisprudential data that is continuously being updated.

Manuel Camarate Campos

Manuel Camarate Campos is our exclusively recommended Banking & Finance expert in Portugal on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Manuel directly using the contact details above.

  • Partner of RSA since November 2017 – Co-ordinator of the Banking and Insurance Law Group
  • Lawyer at RSA since 2013
  • In-house lawyer of the Banco Comercial Português between 1991 and 2012
  • Registered in the Portuguese Bar Association since 1986

Firm Overview:

Law without borders in Portuguese Language

Since 1997, RSA – Raposo Subtil e Associados has based its activities on a complete and integrated service for its clients at both national and international levels, combining an extensive knowledge of business with the necessary technical expertise.

In 2013, RSA – Raposo Subtil e Associados founded the Rede de Serviços de Advocacia de Língua Portuguesa – Network of Portuguese Speaking Legal Services, which is an innovative network of associated firms of lawyers and legal offices, working in partnership in 5 Portuguese speaking countries. RSA LP works with solid and experienced teams in the Portuguese speaking market, providing a legal consultancy with international standards of excellence both within and outside those markets. This competitive agility is a result of their leadership in complex operations and litigation, and their understanding of business models in diverse areas and different jurisdictions, affirming their ambition with a global model of legal services.

Our teams are multi-disciplinary and specialised, and are composed of lawyers dedicated to finding the most satisfactory legal solution for our clients, be they national or from abroad. Focused on the new challenges of the post-digital era and recognising technologies as a strategic priority, RSA-LP believes that future competitive differentiation will be created by people, and their training and quality, developing creative professional solutions based on values such as trust, expertise, and sharing.