Julien Visconti specializes in securities litigation, stock market frauds and white-collar crime. He assists and advises institutional and individual clients in criminal and commercial cases related to financial litigation or for cases referred to the “Autorité des Marchés Financiers” (AMF).
A graduate from ESSEC Business School (1997), Julien Visconti has been a proprietary derivatives trader in Paris and London for high-profile investment banks (Ixis, Goldman Sachs).Along with other Goldman Sachs alumni, he set up a «hedge fund» in 2002 (Boussard & Gavaudan Asset Management).
He then completed his education with a double Law Master (Business Law and Criminal Law) before joining a prominent business criminal law firm (Metzner Associés) and ultimately setting up his own law firm, which specializes in white-collar crimes, stock market frauds and securities litigation.
He is involved in prominent cases such as Vivendi, Dassault, Balkany or Oberthur, in which he obtained, before the Constitutional Court along with EADS’ lawyers, the end of the double prosecution of market abuse cases. He also successfully assisted an institutional investor initially prosecuted for market manipulation in relation to “high-frequency trading”.
Julien Visconti also carries out, on behalf of various institutional investors and hedge funds, financial activist campaigns or litigations related to public offers (Club Méditerranée, Eurodisney, Canal +, Colas, SFR/Altice, CFAO, Radiall, Zodiac, Scor).
In 2019, he was distinguished « next generation great lawyer » by Legal 500 for stock market litigation.