Muriel Goldberg-Darmon is a partner in the firm’s Paris office. With more than 20 years of experience in financial markets and financial services in consulting and litigation, her practice focuses on advising listed companies and their managers, investment funds, insurance companies, and financial institutions on a wide range of regulatory and compliance issues, investigations, and corporate transactions. Muriel has significant experience in investigation, control, and sanction proceedings before the French financial market authority (AMF) and the Banking Authority (ACPR), in international cooperation with foreign regulators, including the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), in cross-border investigations led by the U.S. Department of Justice (OFAC, FCPA, etc.), and others, as well as in related court proceedings. Her transactional experience spans M&A, tender offers, IPOs, and other securities issuances, and she also regularly advises on corporate governance, regulatory compliance, and financial communications matters.
Prior to joining Cohen & Gresser, Muriel was a partner at Dentons (formerly Salans) and then at DLA Piper in Paris. Muriel holds a Ph.D. on the legal aspects of the IPO, and she holds a Master’s degrees (DEA) from the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas in law philosophy and in business and economic law. Muriel is a lecturer at HEC in Paris regarding investigation, control, and sanction proceedings before the AMF. She is fluent in French and English.
University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas (Ph.D. 2000); University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas (Master’s Degree DEA, Law Philosophy, 1994); University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas (Master’s Degree DEA, Business and Economic Law, 1993)
Activities and Affiliations
Board Member, UN Women French National Committee
Member, Financial Law Committee of Paris Europlace
Member, Cercle des Administrateurs (CdA)
Member, Board of Directors of the French Securities Lawyers Association (ADB)
Member, Droit & Commerce
Member, Women's White Collar Defense Association