Arnaud is a senior dispute resolution partner with over 25 years of experience in advising his clients on their most sensitive matters. He is a highly regarded practitioner acting on arbitral proceedings both as counsel and as arbitrator and regularly pleads before the French courts (civil, commercial and criminal) and the French Financial Markets Authority.
He is the head of the firm’s dispute resolution practice in Paris and ranked Band 1 in most of the prestigious legal directories, notably Chambers Europe and Décideurs. Arnaud is also a senior lecturer in financial regulation at Sciences Po, as well as a member of the Legris Industries’ Supervisory Board.
Matters of significance where substantial involvement can be disclosed include: advising and acting on behalf of a European investment firm in relation to enforcement proceedings before the Sanctions Committee of the French Financial Markets Authority for market manipulation; advising a leading European communications satellite operator in the context of a dispute against one of its major clients and a wholly owned affiliate; advising a worldwide communication equipment designer and manufacturer in the context of a dispute with its main electronics and semiconductors provider; advising and representing a leading company in the industry of underground gas storage in the context of a commercial dispute before the French courts in respect of the termination of a long-standing partnership agreement.