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Jean-Pascal BRUN

Attorney at law



Jean-Pascal has a postgraduate diploma from the Audencia Nantes Business School (Finance section, 1998). He has a Master’s degree in Business law (1995) from the University of Paris II - Assas, a post-graduate degree in Insurance law (1996) from the University of Paris II – Panthéon Assas and a further post graduate degree in Public Finance Law with a taxation option (1997) from the University of Paris II - Panthéon Assas. He was admitted to the Paris Bar in the year 2000.



Jean-Pascal worked in the Banking and Finance department of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Paris and London from 2001 to 2007 and in the Capital Markets department of Linklaters in Paris from 2007 to 2012.

Since 2006 he has published articles on securitisation in the chronicle "Structured finance - Securitisation", in the Corporate Finance and Capital Markets Law Review (Revue Trimestrielle de Droit Financier).

In 2007 and 2008, Jean-Pascal took part in working groups for Paris EuroPlace and OFC2, which culminated in drafting proposed legislation for the regulation of securitisation funds and companies.



Jean-Pascal has in-depth experience in financial regulatory matters, in the areas of structured finance, bank finance (asset and property finance) and public or private securitisation operations, both French and international.

Jean-Pascal regularly acts for companies and banks with various asset finance needs. He advises companies transferring assets, finance insurers ("monolines") and banks in securitisation operations.  He was involved in the first insurance securitisation deals in France as well as several French and foreign asset securitisation transactions including trade receivables, auto loan receivables, auto lease receivables, consumer loan receivables and equipment loan receivables.

In the context of listed Asset-Backed Securities (ABS), Jean-Pascal has been called on to liaise with the French Financial Markets Authority ("Autorité des Marchés Financiers"), the Bank of France and the relevant rating agencies.

Jean-Pascal has also extensively advised a bank acting as guarantor for the financial yield of French collective investment undertakings ("OPCVMs") investing on financial markets and marketed to the French public by renowned insurance companies. 

As DIAMETIS partner, Jean-Pascal focuses on financing and, in particular, access to liquidity through securitisation mechanisms.



Banking law:

  • Bank finance, Asset finance, 

  • Credit Facility Agreements;

  • Guarantees, Inter-creditor agreements;

  • Debt assignments, Subrogation;

  • Liquidity lines, Intra-group corporate finance agreements.

Finance law:

  • Bond issues, Structured finance;

  • Whole-Business Securitisation;

  • Collective investment undertakings ("FIA, OPCVM, EMTN"); 

  • Trade receivables securitisation;

  • Insurance securitisation;

  • Auto loan securitisation;

  • Auto lease securitisation;   

  • Consumer loan securitisation; 

  • Equipment loan securitisation;

  • Structured investment vehicles, 

  • Creation of ad hoc entities. 

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