Arnaud Pince

Financial Services

Arnaud’s practice focuses on financial service regulations. 6 65 03 44 65‬VCARD

Arnaud acts for asset management business stakeholders (portfolio management companies, investors) assisting them with their licensing and authorisation applications, structuring investment funds or drafting the agreements required for them to do business (distribution, investment advice, delegation, discretionary mandate, etc.).

Arnaud also assists financial institutions (banks, FinTech companies) with their licensing, authorisation and European passport applications, and with equity interest acquisitions in their capital (ACRP and AMF authorisations).

Generally, Arnaud handles any matter linked to banking and financial regulations (compliance, anti-money laundering, anti-terrorist financing regulations, etc.).

  • Advising a private equity management company on the procedure for transforming a Professional Capital Investment Fund (FPCI) into a SLP (French limited partnership) (autumn 2021).
  • Advising a European private equity manager on marketing and pre-marketing rules applicable in France (November 2021).
  • Advising a French insurance group management company how to structure a Professional Real Estate Collective Investment Undertaking (OPPCI) (2020-2021)*
  • Regularly advising industrial investors or family offices on their investment due diligence in private equity funds, debt funds and real estate funds.
    Regularly advising French and foreign investors on how to structure professional real estate funds (Professional Real Estate Collective Investment Undertakings (OPPCI) and Speciliazed Professional Funds (FPS).
  • Advising a French industrial group on the licensing procedure for a real estate investment portfolio management company (in progress).
  • Chambers and Partners:
    Banking & Finance:
    Financial Services Regulation – France – Band 3:
    “A pleased client singles out his “expertise, availability and responsiveness.””
  • Paris Europlace (Commission Fintech)
  • Postgraduate degree (DEA) in business law from the University of Paris II – Panthéon-Assas (2000)
  • Graduate of the Paris Institute of Political Studies, School of Finance and Economics (2000)

French, English


A diplomat, negotiating international agreements and spreading my expertise and experience over a vast range of actions, from commercial policy (not forgetting environmental issues) to cultural activities.


To have time to travel and discover distant islands far from well-trodden paths, like Sainte-Hélène or the Marquesas Islands.


Measuring my carbon footprint and taking practical and tangible actions to reduce it. I believe it is from taking our everyday actions as the starting point that we will change the situation, and influence public policy and political will.