Laurent Cohen-Tanugi is founder and managing partner of Laurent Cohen-Tanugi Avocats.
Laurent Cohen-Tanugi is founder and managing partner of Laurent Cohen-Tanugi Avocats. He was also Chairman of the interministerial mission “Europe in Globalization” (2007-2008) as well as Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (2005-2007), Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs, and member of the Executive Committee of the Sanofi-Synthélabo Group (2004) and Partner, Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton (1991-2003).
He is a member of the Paris and New York Bars, has served as an FCPA Independent Corporate Monitor, appointed by the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (2011-2014) and is a member of the French Committee of the ICC International Court of Arbitration.
A graduate of the École normale supérieure (1976-1981), he holds an agrégé de lettres modernes (1979) and a degree from the Institut d’études politiques de Paris (1980). He holds a Master’s degree in international business law and a D.E.A. in Anglo-American business law from the University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne (1981). He also obtained an LL.M. from Harvard Law School (1982).
Author of numerous books on the rule of law, European affairs, transatlantic relations and globalization, he was a lecturer at Stanford Law School (2012 – 2016), HEC (2011), Sciences-Po (2011) and Harvard Law School (2009). Laurent Cohen-Tanugi is a member of the Académie des technologies, a founding member and vice-president of Notre Europe – Institut Jacques Delors, a member of the Policy Advisory Council of the French-American Foundation, a founding member of the Club des normaliens dans l’entreprise, and was a member of the Commission sur l’économie de l’immatériel (2006) and of the Commission de réflexion sur la justice (1997).
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