Julien Bacus has been a partner in the Banking and Finance practice group of Dentons' Paris office since 2018. Julien Bacus is a recognized lawyer in the field of finance, capital markets and structured finance. He focuses on derivative transactions covering different types of underlying assets. Julien has more specific experience in documenting these types of contracts as well as advising on issues relating to netting, collateral, the role of clearing houses and the implementation of new regulations applying to these products. He also advises clients in financial difficulty on the restructuring of derivative transactions and on pre-litigation matters. In addition, he has extensive experience in the hedging of financing transactions (LBOs in particular), issuance of debt, structured products, as well as financial regulation. Prior to joining Dentons he worked in Ashurst (2007-2018) and Allen & Overy (1999 -2017). He holds a PhD in French private law, with distinction from Paris II University (Panthéon-Assas).