Henri heads the Luxembourg banking/finance and regulatory practice and has more than 30 years of experience working in these areas. He specialises in international banking and financial services regulatory matters, including the establishment of banks, financial services professionals and electronic money institutions as well as MiFID, CRD and related regulatory issues. Henri served from 2008 to 2018 as managing partner of Allen & Overy in Luxembourg.
Henri is a member of the board of directors of the Luxembourg Bankers’ Association (ABBL). Henri is a member of the banking and capital markets committees of the Luxembourg supervisory authority of the financial sector, the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF). He is also a member of the MiFID Steering Committee, the Legal Affairs Committee and the Banking Supervision Committees of the ABBL. Henri co-chairs the PSF working group and the payment institutions and electronic money institutions working groups of the Haut Comité de la Place Financière (HCPF). Henri was a member (2009– 2015) of the Consultative Working Group of the Corporate Finance Standing Committee of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA).
Henri regularly publishes articles on banking and finance issues and represents Luxembourg on the advisory board of the Capital Markets Law Journal (published by Oxford University Press). Henri is one of only a few practitioners to be ranked in The Legal 500 Hall of Fame for banking, finance and capital markets.