The Droit & Croissance team is comprised of permanent members coming from the world of business and the academic milieu having varied training in law, economy and finance. Researchers: ten doctoral students, three post docs and fifteen legal and financial professionals.
Management: a solid team of volunteers ensure the leadership and management of the institute, the organization of work and various events, as well as the launching of new projects. Their work centers on various divisions: communication and social networks/research and publication/secretariat and administration/ raising funds and sponsoring.
Today, Droit & Croissance has 62 active members:
– 14 junior and senior attorneys;
– 14 doctoral students (3 of whom are financed by doctoral contracts and 2 by CIFRE agreement [industrial agreement of learning/training by research]) ;
– 13 students (including 2 law students, 2 future doctoral students, 1 former attorney);
– 2 lawyers;
– 3 post docs; and
– 16 professionals (in the fields of banking, finance, communication, restructuring, coaching or entrepreneurs).
Amongst all these members, 6 of them have defended their doctoral thesis.
The authors of Droit & Croissance
Founder of Droit et Croissance/Rules for Growth Institute, Sophie Vermeille is a corporate and restructuring attorney with the Paris courts. Speaker and researcher with the legal economic laboratory at the University of Paris II, Pantheon-Assas, her research chiefly concerns the economy of insolvencies. She has been invited to teach bankruptcy law in various Parisian establishments, including the Sciences Po...View profile
Vice President of Droit & Croissance, he is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique, and holder of a PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Economics professor at New York University and the Paris School of Economics. Between June 2012 and August 2013, he was Economic Advisor to the French Ministry of Finance. Administrator of the Europanova...View profile
Régis Bourgueil is a graduate of Sciences Po Paris and has contributed to the writing of various articles and editorials for Droit & Croissance / Rules for Growth Institute, particularly in Smart Regulation, Corporate Governance and Financial Markets …View profile
Doctoral student in comparative business law from the University of Bâle (Switzerland), Laure joined the Droit & Croissance team in 2013. Holder of the CAPA , she is also a graduate of the Bordeaux Institut d’Etudes Politiques (institute of political studies) (2006). In the past she was a journalist for the economic...View profile
A member of Droit & Croissance, Edouard is part of the Corporate & Finance division and is particularly interested in shareholder engagement, activist hedge funds and their impact in France and Europe with a transverse approach of law and finance. Edouard is a trainee lawyer at the Paris Bar School. He is a graduate of Queen Mary University of...View profile
Victor Fabre is an Information Technology lawyer. He holds a master in European Affairs at Sciences-Po Paris, a Msc in political economy at the London School of Economics and a master’s in business law at the University Paris II. Member of Rules for Growth since 2016, his research focus are mainly information technology law, innovation and smart regulation.View profile
A contributor to Droit & Croissance / Rules for Growth Institute, Eva is interested in law and economics, particularly from the point of view of behavioral economics applied to corporate law. She is also working on macroeconomic issues in competition law. Eva is a graduate of Sciences Po (Paris) and the Sorbonne (Master of Philosophy). After pursuing studies in...View profile
Aurelio Gurrea-Martínez is a Fellow of the Program on Corporate Governance and Teaching Fellow in Capital Markets and International Financial Regulation at Harvard Law School. He studied law and business (LLB, BA, PhD) in Spain, where he is also a qualified auditor. He received a Master of Science in Law and Finance from the University of Oxford (UK) and...View profile
Thibault has been a member of the Rules for Growth Institute since March 2017, where he works in the restructuring research group. He is interested in bankruptcy law, European and international restructurings and law and economics. Thibault is also interested in corporate governance issues and shareholder activism, its impact on the financial markets and on the economy in general....View profile
Mathieu is a graduate of Sciences Po Paris after having carried out studies in political science, law, economy and finance on the Franco-German European campus of Sciences Po as well as at Princeton University. He is currently studying for a Master’s in economic law at the law school of Sciences Po, enabling him to do part of his legal...View profile
Mathieu Luinaud heads the Smart Regulation group at the Rules for Growth Institute. He is a graduate of Sciences Po and the Ecole polytechnique (MX2013). He also holds a law degree for the University Paris II- Panthéon-Assas and the University of Pennsylvania, and a degree in history from the University of Paris X, Nanterre. Medievalist in his spare time,...View profile
After graduating from Panthéon-Assas University (Magistère Juriste d’Affaires), Paul pursued the Paris Bar Admission Course while studying at the University of Oxford (MSc in Law and Finance). There, he was head of Fintech at the Oxford Fintech & SmartLaw Society. He simultaneously works for start-ups whose businesses are based upon blockchain technology. His current professional and research activities relate...View profile
Vasile holds degrees from Sciences Po Law School and the Sorbonne, where he studied financial law, philosophy of science and mathematical logic. He also studied at Columbia Law School, focusing on the economic analysis of corporate/finance law and intellectual property, as well as on legal theory. He is currently an Elève-avocat and has worded in this capacity in several...View profile
Doctor in German banking law and holder of a Master I in business and tax law from the University of Paris II Assas and a Master II in financial law from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Aude Salord has been working in the Audit – Financial Services department of KPMG in Zurich and is specialized in the application...View profile
Simone Sepe holds doctoral degrees in both law and economics, from the Yale Law School and the Toulouse School of Economics, respectively. Before entering into academia, he practiced law at Clifford Chance in London and worked as an investment banker at Fortress Investment Group. Simone Sepe is professor of law and finance at the University of Arizona and Univerity...View profile
Graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and the Master’s in Finance and Economics from the London School of Economics, Adrien Tenne currently works for a central bank in the Eurosystem. His work involves finance, financial regulation and international macroeconomics. Adrien Tenne is in charge of the “banking regulations and market infrastructures” research group at the Rules for Growth Institute.View profile
Lecturer in competition law at the University of Glasgow, Florence Thepot obtained her Ph.D in law from University College London in 2014. She is also a graduate of the Europe College Bruges (economics department with a specialization in law and economics), the Strasbourg Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Economics and Enterprise section). In addition to teaching and university activities, she has...View profile