MAIN ACTIVITIES: International Contracts; International investments; Business Law; Public Procurement; Public Affairs; Anti-bribery; Litigation.
EDUCATION: Doctor of Laws, Paris I-Panthéon-Sorbonne (1998): "Le régime des investissements privés étrangers au Japon"; LLM, University College London (1995); PIL, Harvard Law School (2001); Masters in public law, Paris II-Assas (1986); Graduate of “Ecole des langues orientales” de Paris (Chinese, Japanese).
BIOGRAPHY: Mission of assistance, Supreme Court of the Republic of the Ivory Coast (1989-1991); In-house Jurist PRESSINVEST (1992-1997); Lecturer of international business law (ISTEC -1997-2002); 1989-1998 – Legal expert (United Nations - 2004-2006); Lecturer on negotiation techniques at Ecole Nationale d’Administration (2002-2008); Member of the International Trade Commission of the Inter Pacific Bar Association (IPBA); Member of the French Commercial Chamber in Japan and Member of the Executive Committee of the Franco-Chinese Society for the development of economic law (AFCDE).
PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCES: The Concept of Free Competition in European and Japanese Laws: a comparative perspective in financial services (Journal of Advanced Legal Studies, London 1999); Comparative analysis of the contract in commercial relationships: France, United-kingdom, Japan (Tokyo Bar Review, Spring 2001); Efficient solutions in commercial trials with partners located in South-East Asia: the example of Japan (Journal des Sociétés, n°5, December 2003); Time in International Negotiation (LJA Sept. 2004); Ethics and the international trade of medicine, La jaune et la rouge, nov 2004; Practice of international sale of goods, UIA, Salvador de Bahia, novembre 2006; Continental law, Common Law and Sharia law, Lettre des juristes d’Affaires, December 2007; Negotiation in an international context, Paris, January 2008; Protection of the seller in the sale and distribution of goods with emerging countries: for exemple China, UIA, Valence, March 2009; Secure sub-contracts in India, Sénat, Paris, January 2010.
LANGUAGES: French, English, Chinese, Japanese.
Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1999.
Born in 1963