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  • Bena Mara

    • Bena Mara, Counsel, heads the firm’s Financial Services and Insurance Regulation practice.

      She advises French and international groups operating in the financial services and insurance sectors on the regulatory aspects of their activities, including regarding authorisations and licences, fit and proper assessments of management body members, internal governance, prudential requirements, remuneration, resolution plans, as well as their cross-border activities.

      Bena also regularly assists clients on the regulatory aspects of public and private M&A transactions involving these sectors (notably in respect of structuring and regulatory approval procedures).

      In addition, Bena has gained expert knowledge of issues arising in matters involving Fintech companies and blockchain technology.

      She has authored several publications about financial services regulation and Fintech companies.

    • Academic career

      Admitted to the Paris Bar (2014), Bena is a graduate of the University of Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas (Master’s in Business and Tax Law, 2012), the University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne (Double Maîtrise in French and German Business Law, 2011) and the University of Cologne (LL.M. in German Law, 2011).

    • Decorations

      "Bena Mara is an excellent lawyer. Very client-oriented and sophisticated. From a technical perspective, she is outstanding."

      "Rising Star" in Banking & Finance: Regulatory

      The Legal 500 EMEA, 2024

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