Brice Henry


Brice concentrates on regulatory and investment fund matters. His experience includes advising financial institutions on the development of new regulated activities or products.
He runs a reputable practice for the setting-up of structured and innovative investment funds, referencing cutting-edge assets such as infrastructure or carbon assets. Brice deals with any regulatory issues raised by the setting-up, structuring and marketing of financial products as well as their information and contractual documentation.

Published Work

  • E-alert France: “French law paves the way for the digital assets services providers regulation”November 2019
  • A&O and ACC white paper: "Non-bank lending in the European Union”, February 2019
  • Frech Brexit Law bulletin " French draft bill addresses key Breexit legal concerns", Decembre 2018, Mia Dassas, Delphine Marchand-Sauri & Brice Henry
  • E-alert France: "First Brexit French Legal Impact Analysis", July 2018

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, Webinar AIMA Regulatory Deep Dive programme - France session: "L'environnement réglementaire français pour des gérants et investisseurs étrangers faisant ou voulant faire du business en France", October 2020
  • Speaker,  “Brexit, one year to go”, A&O London, March 2018
  • Speaker, Agefi Conference Paris, “Place Financière Post-Brexit”, June 2017
  • Speaker, Conference “Commercialisation et gestion transfrontalières : le cas pratique français en 2016”, June 2016
Band 1 in Chambers Global/Europe.
France, Banking & Finance: Financial Services Regulation, 2020
Leading Individual in Legal 500 EMEA.
France, Banking & Finance: Bank Regulatory, 2020



Admitted to the Bar, Paris, 1999


Post Graduate Degree, Business Administration, University of Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne, 1996

Post Graduate Degree, White Collar Criminal Law, University of Paris II Panthéon Assas, 1996

Post Graduate Degree (Magistère), Business Law, University of Paris II Panthéon Assas, 1995
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.