Hubert de Vauplane is the co-head of Kramer Levin’s Alternative Investment Management and FinTech practices. He advises on EU and French laws on banking and investment services regulatory matters, asset management and funds, insurance investment regulations, and financial/securities litigations, e-money and payment services, and financial institution mergers and acquisitions. Hubert provides legal counsel on FinTech, blockchain and cryptocurrency assets, and financial regulatory issues relating to investment advice, asset management, payment services and banking. He also advises corporates, asset managers, corporate and investment banks and institutional investors in relation to the entire range of desintermediated financings, including the structuring and setting-up of debt funds (AIFM, ELTIF, FPE) under French or Luxembourg law, factoring programmes of trade receivables (French or pan-European), and the issuance of private bonds and hybrid debt instruments (EuroPP, USPP, bons de caisse). Hubert is a member of the EU Commission (ROFIEG) and the Financial Law Market Committee, and chairman of Paris Europlace's Fintech Committee; he is also professor at the Paris Institute for Political Sciences (IEP Paris).