Sébastien Praicheux

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Sébastien Praicheux

Sébastien Praicheux


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Sébastien Praicheux is a financial services regulatory and derivatives lawyer based in Paris.

Sébastien has extensive experience in all aspects of banking and financial regulations and derivative products. He advises banks, financial institutions, insurance companies, payment institutions, fintech and corporates in this field.

Sébastien's experience includes licensing of banks, financial companies, investment firms, electronic money and payment institutions; exemption of corporations providing payment services; advice on regulatory capital and BRRD / resolution; advice on banking and financial laws and regulation; advice on derivatives, repurchase agreements and more generally investment services; advice on crypto-assets, crypto-currencies services, licensing of digital assets services providers and the setting-up of blockchain on various assets.

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PhD in Banking and Financial Law (Doctorat) – Paris II Assas (Les Sûretés sur les marchés financiers, awarded by Association "Droit et commerce" (Prix de thèse de l'association Droit et commerce) (published by Banque Editeur).

LLM (Master 2) in Business Law, University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas (1996).

The Legal 500 Paris, 2021 - Next Generation Partner

Legal 500 EMEA 2023, France - Banking & Finance: Bank regulatory – Band 3 
Clients say: "The quality of service from the Sébastien Praicheux's team is exceptional: speed, proximity to the client, relevance of the advice and very high availability. Easy to contact and extremely warm."

Chambers Specialist Guide 2023 - FinTech France / FinTech Legal - Band 3
Clients say: "Sébastien Praicheux is an expert on banking regulation. He also writes regularly on developments in digital assets."

La Revue Banque, 18 March 2022 - Comment la loi DDADUE2 améliore l'attractivité de la Place française by Sébastien Praicheux and Fanny Palmieri, Responsable Juridique, Euroclear France

Sébastien is a senior lecturer in banking and financial law notably at Universities of Paris Sorbonne and Paris Dauphine. He has written many articles and is a regular speaker in conferences on these topics.

Advisor to the Diversité du Cinéma Français (DCF)

  • French
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Greek