‘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

概述

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, Italy, 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, the Bank of France, 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. Joydeep lectures on U.S., EU and UK economic sanctions laws in a graduate law program on compliance and business ethics at the Université Paris 1 – Panthéon Sorbonne, one of the oldest universities in the world. 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. Joydeep was also honored by Global Investigations Review at the 2021 Annual Awards in Washington DC as the worldwide recipient of the Services to Diversity award, for his leadership on inclusion in the cross-border investigations practice in Europe, in partnership with global financial institution clients.

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

语言能力

  • 英语
  • 法语
  • 意大利语
  • 西班牙语
  • Bengali
  • 印度语
精选内容
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

执业经验

Cross-Border Investigations in Financial Services

  • Multi-year Internal investigations into potential money laundering violations involving multiple jurisdictions for a financial institution in Switzerland focused on private banking.
  • Multi-year Internal investigation across several European, Asian and North American jurisdictions for a large French financial institution in connection with US sanctions and embargoes violations, which was recognized in the Global Investigations Review as one of the most important matters of the year.
  • Multi-year internal investigation across multiple European jurisdictions for a large French financial institution in connection with violations of US and French anti-corruption laws, which was recognized in the Global Investigations Review as one of the most important matters of the year.
  • Multi-year Internal investigation across several European, Asian and North American jurisdictions for a large French financial institution in connection with US market manipulation laws.

Internal Investigations in the Financial Services Industry and Global Corporations

  • Internal investigation regarding potential employee misconduct in Europe (Spain, Finland and UK) on behalf of senior management of a large global telecommunications company.
  • Internal investigation for a large French financial institution in connection with allegations of suspicious transactions following a whistleblower report.
  • Internal investigation for a French financial institution in connection with potential violations of SWIFT rules.
  • Internal investigation at a Swiss private bank involving historic money laundering allegations involving politically exposed persons (PEPs) and others.

Cross-border Litigation

  • Representing a major French financial institution in connection with civil litigation in the US under the Helms Burton Act.
  • Representing a major French financial institution and certain of its private banks in connection with a civil action in the US relating to certain historic transactions.  
  • Representing a major French financial institution in connection with civil litigation in the US relating to market manipulation laws.

Regulatory, Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Matters

  • Advising a UK investment company on US and EU economic sanctions obligations.
  • Advising a Swiss bank on EU and US economic sanctions obligations.
  • Advising a large global financial institution in Europe in connection with its obligations under the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD).
  • Advising a large US fund in connection with its EU AML obligations in its joint venture agreement.
  • Advising a large global financial institution in France in connection with US sanctions and embargoes.
  • Advising a Swiss private bank in connection with AML/CFT obligations in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Advising a European service provider in connection with its reporting obligations following a cybersecurity incident.
  • Advising an Italian financial institution in connection with regulated securities issuances in France.
  • Advising a large global financial institution in connection with its Treasury Services Agreement.
  • Advising a large global financial institution in connection with post-Brexit data transfer obligations.
  • Advising a large French financial institution in connection with its data purges consistent with European and US obligations.

Compliance

  • Advising a British Investment company in France on U.S. and EU sanctions law regarding certain historic operations in Cuba.
  • Advising a French listed company on its Russian operations and EU employee obligations following the imposition of new economic sanctions in 2022.
  • Advising a French financial institution in connection with its compliance remediation and reporting obligations to US and French authorities following negotiated settlement agreements in connection with market manipulation.
  • Training the Italian subsidiary of a US parent company on US anti-corruption and sanctions and embargoes legislation.
  • Implementing compliance plans required by the French Sapin II law and the law on the duty of care for various international groups with registered offices in France.
  • Implementing anticorruption and anti-money laundering compliance programs for many international groups operating in France and globally.
  • Representing a French corporation in connection with an investigation by a multilateral development bank and post-settlement obligations.
  • Drafting and review of global KYC and AML policies for international groups operating in France and globally.
  • Establishing global risk mappings and implementation of compliance programs within international groups based in France and globally.
  • Implementing compliance programs at several major global financial institutions in France and the UK.
  • Conducting due diligence on behalf of a large US financial institution in connection with a proposed transaction involving multiple European jurisdictions.

Legaltech Advisory

  • Advising a major French financial institution in conceptualizing and developing an AI-driven tool for the analysis of negotiated settlement agreements, that was recognized in the Financial Times.

教育背景

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

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

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

Wabash College, BA

执业资格

  • 巴黎
  • 纽约州
  • 安大略省

2021

  • Global Investigations Review 2021 Gala Awards – Top 15 Practices Worldwide.
  • Global Investigations Review 2021 Gala Awards in Washington, DC, Mr. Joydeep Sengupta was honored as the worldwide recipient of the Services to Diversity award for leading on inclusion in the cross-border investigations practice.
  • 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.

  • The Paris « Compliance, Regulatory & Investigations » team of Mayer Brown has been recognized by Décideurs magazine in Paris as “Incontournable” (“Leading,” highest-rating) in the category Compliance & Fraud, Compliance Programs. Mr. Joydeep Sengupta is 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. Mr. Joydeep Sengupta is also individually listed.

  • 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. “Joydeep Sengupta is one of the most passionate and driven advocates for D&I in Europe. From supporting the LGBT+ community, gender diversity and race and ethnicity, Joydeep ensures he is not only helping the next generation of lawyers but also working closely with corporate clients to drive change in the wider legal profession. Joydeep’s knowledge and acumen in D&I is unparalleled and he continues to make an important mark in the French legal profession with his work.” – Chambers Europe Awards 2021

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.