Etienne is a partner based in Ho Chi Minh City. His expertise mainly covers competition law, M&A, capital market transactions, international trade, institutional support.
Etienne is a partner based in Ho Chi Minh City. He graduated in international law from Cergy-Pontoise University and holds a Post-Graduate Degree in Asian Business. He is currently preparing a PhD on competition policy in South East Asia. After working in Japan, Vietnam and Indonesia for both private and public entities, he worked in Gide Loyrette Nouel’s Hanoi office from 2006 to 2008.
His expertise mainly covers competition law and policy, capital market transactions, international trade, WTO, legal cooperation and technical assistance related to economic integration and legal reform. He notably assisted Vietnam’s National Committee for International Economic Cooperation in preparing key trade negotiations.
Etienne also specialises in corporate acquisitions and has been involved in landmark transactions in Vietnam involving listed and unlisted entities and in various market segments from utilities and manufacturing to healthcare and hospitality.
He is also a recognised competition law practitioner and has advised clients in all aspects of competition law and policy.
Recently, Etienne has been recognized for his ingenuity in structuring and financing transactions involving listed entities on Vietnam’s capital market.