Jean-Baptiste Santelli deals mainly with banking, finance and corporate law. He advises global corporate groups, banks, investment funds, DFIs and governments on syndicated lending, structured finance, debt restructuring and M&A transactions.
In addition, Jean-Baptiste is the manager of De Gaulle Fleurance EMEA Ltd., a company operating in Abu Dhabi (ADGM) under a legal consultancy license, in charge of our firm’s African and Middle-East practice. In that context, he is acting on a daily basis on transactions involving Africa, the Gulf region and Europe in coordination with the various firm’s experts (OHADA law, infrastructure, international arbitration, commercial law, etc.).
He has also a specific experience in Islamic finance.
Jean-Baptiste is recognized for his creative and strategic approach of complex matters.
He is a regular speaker at international conferences. He is a lecturer at HEC Paris business school and at Paris Dauphine University on banking and finance law matters.
French - English
Member of the Paris and Luxembourg Bars
2007 Postgraduate degree (Mastère) in International Risk Management, HEC Paris
2005 Postgraduate degree (Master II) in International Commercial Law, Paris-V University
2004 Master’s degree in International Business Law, Paris-I University
Interview de Jean-Baptiste Santelli, “Pour mieux cibler l’Afrique, De Gaulle Fleurance va se doter d’une antenne à Abidjan”, Jeune Afrique, avril 2021
Jean-Baptiste Santelli, Racha Wylde, “Islamic finance finds a perfect market in France”, Islamic Finance News, août 2018
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