Born in 1962, Guillaume Leyte defended his doctoral thesis in 1993 at the University Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas and was elected president of the university in 2012 and re-elected by his colleagues to the helm of the presidency in 2016.
Associate of the Law Faculties (History of Law and Institutions) in 1994, a history professor of law, and his research focuses on comparative law and institutions history, comparative constitutional history and the history of legal thought and policy. He taught at the universities of Strasbourg, Amiens and Paris Descartes before being appointed in 2002 at the University Paris II.
He leads since 2005 the Institute of History of Law and currently chairs the Department of Roman law and legal history since 2009. Internationally, in 2010-2012, Guillaume Leyte was deputy director of the Institute of European and comparative law at the University of Oxford. In addition, he was elected three times to the prestigious National Council of Universities (CNU) and two-time national competition aggregation history of law and institutions.
PhD in Law
Full Professor in Private Law, Thierry Bonneau is Professor at University Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas, where he is responsible for the mission quality-assessment and takes part in several degree programs for foreign students.
He teaches Banking Law, Financial market Law, Banking and Financial European and international regulation. Considered as an expert in these fields, he is the author of several books and numerous articles on these subjects. He is a columnist for several law journals. One of the columns is related to financial European and international law.
Panel member in several French (Banque et droit; Bulletin joly bourse; Corporate Finance and Capital Markets Law Review) and English (International Financial Regulation Review (IFIN), which is published by BNA International) law magazines and encyclopedia (Encyclopaedia of Banking Law, which is published by Lexisnexis UK), he is co-director of one of them (Revue de droit bancaire et financier) and a board member of European Society for banking law and financial Law.
He also gives lectures in several countries and serves as a consultant for large international law firms, domestic or foreign companies.
Stéphane Braconnier is Professor of Law at University Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas, where he manages the Master program in "Economic Public Law".
He holds undisputed expertise in several fields of Public Business law: Public Procurement law, outsourcing of Public services and Public-Private Partnerships, Public Service law, Public Competition law.
He is the author of numerous publications on these subjects and has frequently moderated seminars and training sessions in both France and abroad. He is expert for European Commission, European Parliament and for the Commission of "Union Economique et Monétaire Ouest-Africaine".
He is Chair of the French Association of territorial Law, member of Council for Guidance and assessment of the French Institute for PPP (I.G.D.) and Chair of the Public-Private Partnerships Professionnal School.
Full Professor in Private Law, Daniel Cohen is Professor at University Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas, where he manages the Professional Master programme in “International Business Law” and also various programmes in International Arbitration.
He teaches International Arbitration, Business and Trade International Law and Company Law. Considered as an expert in these fields, he is the author of numerous publications on these subjects and has frequently given lectures in many countries of various areas (America, Asia, Europe, etc.).
Member of the Board of the French Committee for Arbitration, he is also Member of the French Committee for Private International Law and Member of the ICC Court of Arbitration’s Panel of Arbitrators.
He is a very well-known arbitrator and serves very often in international Arbitral Tribunals (as Chairman, co-arbitrator or sole arbitrator; ad hoc and institutional arbitration: ICC, UNCITRAL, AFA, CEPANI, etc.).
Marie-Laure COQUELET is born in 1966.
Doctor of law since 1994, the subject of her thesis was a research on bases of mergers in french law.
Professor since 2001, she is specialized in business and company law. She is the author of many publications about insolvency proceedings, restructuring and mergers, quoted and no quoted companies (cf list of main publications).
She was theVice-Chancelor of the Universities of Paris between 2012 and 2017
- Knight of The Legion of Honour (Légion d’Honneur)
- Officer of the Order of Academic Palms (Palmes académiques)
- Entreprises en difficulté, Dalloz,6ème édition, 2017
- Quelle partition pour le juge et les créanciers dans le traitement actuel de la défaillance ?, in « « Que reste-t-il des principes traditionnels des procédures collectives face au morcellement du traitement de la défaillance ? », Rev. proc. coll. 2012
- Risques, responsabilités des associés d’une société en procédure collective, in « Risques et responsabilités en droit des procédures collectives », Rev. proc. coll. 2010.
- Le plan de cession a-t-il changé ? in « Droit des procédures collectives : Les dernières réformes », Rev. proc. coll.2006.
- L’effet international de la faillite : la solution du règlement communautaire relatifs aux procédures d’insolvabilité, in « L’effet international de la faillite : une réalité ? », Dalloz, Coll. Thèmes et commentaires, 2004.
- A propos de la capacité processuelle des sociétés dissoutes, BJS 2012
- L’exclusion pour cause d’indivisibilité contractuelle : nouvelle figure d’exclusion des associés, Dr. sociétés 2011.
- Le « faux arbitre » de l’article 1592 du Code civil, Dr. sociétés 2010.
- A propos de la compétence consulaire, Dr. sociétés 2010.
Financial markets and quoted companies
- Droit financier, sous la direction d’A. Couret et H. Le Nabasque, Dalloz, 2ème éd., 2012.
- Les recours contre les décisions de l’Autorité des marchés financiers : nouvelle partition légale des règles de répartition juridictionnelle, Mélanges AEBDF-France, 2004.
- Brèves remarques à propos d’une fusion attendue : la création de l’Autorité des Marchés Financiers, in« La loi de Sécurité financière », numéro spécial des Petites Affiches, 14 nov. 2003
Professor Jean-Christophe Galloux (Dr. iur., LLM EUI Florence) teaches intellectual property law, competition and contract laws in connection with IP at the Law faculty of University Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas and at the International Center for Intellectual Property (CEIPI Strasbourg).
He also heads the Intellectual Property Research Institute (IRPI) of Paris (Paris Chamber of Commerce).
He has been visiting professor in these matters at numerous universities: Montréal (Canada), Casablanca (Marroco), Bahrein, Budapest (ELTE), München (LMU and Max-Planck Institute), Tokyo (Toddaï) and Moscow (MGU), Saint Petersburg, OAPI (Yaoundé), etc.
He is the author of more than 220 publications in intellectual property law, competition law, pharmaceutical and biotechnology law. He recently published several books in particular with Pr. Jacques Azema "Droit de la propriété industrielle" (Collection "Précis", Dalloz, 1 100 pages, 7th ed. 2012), which is the leading adademic book in this field.
He has been an adviser to the European Commission, UNESCO and OECD for IP matters, a member of the European Ethic Committee for the European Federation of Biotech Industries (EUROPABIO) in Brussels (1999-2003) and of several academic boards among others Max Planck’s MIPLC (Munich).
He practices intellectual property matters as a member of Paris bar since 1984, mediator and arbitrator.
Prof. Dr. Galloux has been elected in 2013 has a member of the National Academy of Pharmacy.
PhD in Law
Antoine Gaudemet is a professor of Law at the University Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas. A graduate in Law and Economics he earned his PhD from the Panthéon-Assas University in 2008 and passed the Aggregation of Law in 2009. Prior to joining Panthéon-Assas, he was a professor in Rennes. Professor Gaudemet teaches French and European corporate, financial, banking and securities law.
His current research work focuses on financial regulation, systemic risk, recovery of financial institutions, and market abuses. He is consulted on a regular basis by the French Treasury and was a member of the French delegation in charge of negotiating the Unidroit close-out netting core principles in 2013.
He is the author of The Law on Financial Derivatives (2010) which was awarded several prizes : Oscar du Droit des Sociétés et de la Bourse, Prix de l‘Association Européenne de Droit Bancaire et Financier, Prix Albert Wahl de la Chancellerie des Universités, Prix de l’Université Panthéon-Assas.
He regularly publishes articles relating to corporate, financial, banking, and securities law in both French and international reviews. He is a scientific advisor to the International Review of Financial Services.
PhD in Law
Full Professor in Private International Law, Marie Goré is Professor at University Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas, where she manages the Exchange Programs withChina,Cambodia,KoreaandVietnam.
She teaches Private International Law and Comparative law. Considered as an expert in these fields, she is the author of numerous publications on these subjects and has frequently been invited as Visiting Professor in many countries of various areas (US, Asia and Europe). President of the Asian Section of the French Comparative Law Society, she is also Member of the French Committee for Private International Law and Vice-president of Herni Capitant Association of Friends of French legal Culture. She very often gives lectures in international colloquium and serves regularly as a consultant for domestic or foreign companies.
Andreas Kallergis is associate professor (maître de conférences) of public law in the Pantheon-Sorbonne University since September 2017. Prior to this, Andreas was a research and teaching associate at the universities Pantheon-Sorbonne and Paris Nanterre and a post-doctoral researcher at the Pantheon-Sorbonne University.His research work and teaching covers International Tax Law, Public Finance Law, Public International Law and Constitutional Law.
Andreas is the director of the program in French-English law between the Pantheon-Sorbonne Universityand the Queen Mary University of London and the deputy director of the Master Program in Public Finance Law of the Pantheon-Sorbonne University. He acts as rapporteur forthe International Law Association (Study Group for International Tax Law)and for the French-Germanresearch project « Bilateral cooperation as an instrument of harmonization in the field of direct company taxation », financed by the Agence nationale de la recherche in France and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft in Germany.
Andreas defended his PhD dissertation on the topic « La compétencefiscale » (Jurisdiction to Tax) in December 2016, published as a book by Dallozin 2018. The book has been awarded a mention at the Mitchell B. Carroll Prize of the International Fiscal Association, the International Law Association (French Branch) Prize, the French Society of Public Finance Prize, the French Court of Auditors Special Prize, the Sorbonne Tax Thesis Prize, the Pantheon-Sorbonne University Prize, the DallozPrizeand theLévy-Ullmann Prize of the Chancellerie des Universités de Paris.
Julie MARTINEZ is a French Law Clerk working at Baker McKenzie (Paris Office). She is four-lingual (French, English, German and Italian speaker) and possesses strong skills and understanding of English, French, German and American Intellectual Property, Information Law, Big Data and Data Protection law.
Her practice focuses on advisory and litigation matters in the areas of IP law (copyrights, trademarks, designs and models), IT law/ Tech Law (IT agreements such as software licenses, integration, outsourcing, ASP, SaaS, cloud computing, IA, big data), and internet law (e-commerce, online gambling, liability of technical intermediaries) and data protection.
Julie has obtained the French Bar Exam after her post-graduate studies in Paris, Berlin and London. She has a Master of Law (LL.M.) in Intellectual Property and Information Law from King’s College London, a Master of Law (LL.M.) in European Business Law from the Humboldt University in Berlin and a Master of Law in European and Comparative Business Law from Panthéon-Assas University in Paris.
She is a lecturer in the Diplôme d’Université “Data Protection Officer” and in the Diplôme d’Université “Droit des Technologies du Numérique” for the Panthéon-Assas University in Paris. She also gives TechLaw lectures in HEC Paris which is widely regarded as one of the most prestigious and selective business schools in the world.
Prior to taking the Bar exam, Julie acquired experience in the IP/IT department other law firms in Paris and Berlin. She has also worked at IBM – Promontory in London to advise international companies in developing compliance strategies with the entry into force of the GDPR.