‘Joydeep Sengupta has a fantastic ability to drive cross-border investigations, establishing positive rapport with all stakeholders and getting the work done quickly and accurately.’
Legal 500 2021

Übersicht

Admitted to the Paris, New York and Ontario (Canada) Bars, Joydeep Sengupta is a member of the Compliance, Investigations and Regulatory team of Mayer Brown's Paris office, within the Litigation and Dispute Resolution department.

Joydeep focuses on cross-border litigation, compliance and enforcement matters for financial institutions and corporations, including the resolution of administrative and enforcement proceedings involving regulators and prosecutors. Joydeep has represented major US and European banks as well as global corporations in internal investigations related to US and European anti-money laundering, economic sanctions, market manipulation and anticorruption laws. Joydeep has conducted internal investigations around the world, including in France, Japan, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, UK and the US. 

His experience includes representing European financial institutions before Asian, European and US regulators, including the New York Department of Financial Services, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the Japanese Financial Services Agency, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, and the UK Financial Conduct Authority.

Joydeep has previously participated in teams advising governments in Asia, Africa, Europe, North and South America on national anticorruption laws at the Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris. He has participated in the review of national anticorruption laws against international standards with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the US Department of Justice (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Unit, Fraud Section/Criminal Division) and the US Department of State (Office of Monetary Affairs).

Joydeep also has worked in the New York, Paris and Washington DC offices of a major international law firm, focusing on a variety of corporate transactions, with an emphasis on finance. He has represented US and international investment banks, commercial banks and other financial institutions, as agents and lenders, and corporations as borrowers, in connection with financing transactions. Joydeep has advised clients in connection with secured and unsecured financings, acquisition financings, asset-backed loans, bridge loans, and other types of complex and traditional financings. He has also represented corporations and other entities in public and private mergers and acquisitions, including equity and asset sales, divestitures and joint ventures.

Joydeep has also served as an appellate law clerk for the Honourable Justice Russell Juriansz and the Honourable Justice Eleanore Cronk of the Court of Appeal of Ontario, where he worked on commercial, criminal, and constitutional appeals. He received degrees in both civil and common law from McGill University, where he served as the book reviews editor of the McGill Law Journal.

Joydeep serves on the advisory board of a French LegalTech that was developed at a major French financial institution, and has been commended for his collaboration in its development in the Financial Times’ 2020 Innovative Lawyers – North America shortlist. He is a member of the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in France, and also serves on the board of directors of a French non-profit organization, United World Colleges France, which promotes international education in France. In a unique collaboration with the General Counsel’s Organization at American Express, Joydeep provides pro bono legal services to asylum seekers in the United States.

Under the High Patronage of Mr. Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic, Joydeep was honored by L’autre cercle as one of 30 LGBT+ Leaders and Role Models at Work in France in 2020. 

He is fluent in French, English, Spanish, Bengali and Hindi and is functional in Italian.

Sprachkenntnisse

  • Englisch
  • Französisch
  • Italienisch
  • Spanisch
  • Bengali
  • Hindi
Highlights
Mayer Brown named to GIR list of top 30 investigation practices for seventh consecutive year
Mayer Brown Named One of GIR’s Top 30 Investigations Firms for Fifth Consecutive Year

Ausbildung

McGill University, BCL (Great Distinction, Dean's Honour List)

McGill University, LLB (Great Distinction, Dean's Honour List)

Syracuse University, MA, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs (Master’s Prize)

Wabash College, BA

Zulassung

  • Paris
  • New York
  • Ontario (Canada)

2021

  • The Paris “Compliance, Regulatory & Investigations” team of Mayer Brown has been recognized by Legal 500 2021 in the Compliance category in France. Ms. Nicolette Kost De Sèvres is listed as a “Leading Individual” and Mr. Joydeep Sengupta is listed as an “Other Key Lawyer” in France. 
    “Counsel Joydeep Sengupta has a fantastic ability to drive cross-border investigations, establishing positive rapport with all stakeholders and getting the work done quickly and accurately.”   – Legal 500 2021.
    “Good knowledge and experience of large cross-border investigations. The  practice has a good mix of US and local specialists. The lawyers are very personable; meaning I will enjoy working with them and have confidence that they have the skills and knowledge to get the work done.”  – Legal 500 2021.

  • Mr. Joydeep Sengupta was Highly Commended at the Chambers Europe Awards 2021 for the Outstanding Contribution Award in the Diversity and Inclusion (Private Practice) category. Mr. Sengupta was one of five nominees from across the legal profession in Europe, and the only nominee from France.

2020

  • Mr. Joydeep Sengupta was “Commended” by the Financial TimesInnovative Lawyers2020 North America Awards for the collaboration with Société Générale and Theolex, and Mayer Brown was shortlisted in the category “Digitizing the Practice of Law” for this project. 
  • Mayer Brown was named to Global Investigations Review (GIR)’s “GIR 30” list, which identifies the top 30 global investigations practices as part of its annual “GIR 100” guide to the world’s leading cross-border investigations firms. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the firm has been named to the list.
    The publication highlighted the firm’s extensive regulatory, investigations and enforcement capabilities, including its work on the landmark Société Générale settlement – the first-ever US and French joint bribery resolution.
  • The Paris « Compliance, Regulatory & Investigations » team of Mayer Brown has been recognized by Décideurs magazine in Paris as “Excellent” in the category Compliance & Fraud, Compliance Programs. Ms. Nicolette Kost De Sèvres and Mr. Joydeep Sengupta are also individually listed.
  • The Paris « Compliance, Regulatory & Investigations » team of Mayer Brown has been recognized by Décideurs magazine in Paris as “Excellent” in the category Compliance & Fraud, International and Internal Investigations. Ms. Nicolette Kost De Sèvres and Mr. Joydeep Sengupta are also individually listed.
  • Under the High Patronage of Mr. Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic, Mr. Sengupta was honored by L’autre cercle as one of 30 LGBT+ Leaders and Role Models at Work in France in 2020.

2019

  • The Paris « Compliance, Regulatory & Investigations » team of Mayer Brown has been recognized by Décideurs magazine in Paris as “Excellent” in the category Compliance & Fraud, Compliance Programs. Ms. Nicolette Kost de Sèvres and Mr. Joydeep Sengupta are also individually listed.
  • The Paris « Compliance, Regulatory & Investigations » team of Mayer Brown has been recognized by Décideurs magazine in Paris as “Excellent” in the category Compliance & Fraud, International and Internal Investigations. Ms. Nicolette Kost de Sèvres and Mr. Joydeep Sengupta are also individually listed.
  • Gold Trophy in Compliance : The team, led by Nicolette Kost de Sèvres, was awarded the first prize Gold Trophy in the “Compliance” category at the Trophées du Droit 2019 ceremony in Paris, organized by Décideurs Magazine - Groupe Leaders League in January 2019.