Laurent Barbotin - FTMS

Areas of expertise : Contracts, Competition and Distribution; Banking and Finance

Department : Digital Economy

Education :

  • Double degree (Maîtrise) in Business Law and Public Law (University of Paris X Nanterre)
  • Postgraduate degree (DESS) in Business and Taxation (University of Paris II Assas)

Languages : French, English

Publications :

  • « La responsabilité juridique : concepts clefs», Le Bogue légal, n° 4.
  • « Statut fiscal du dirigeant indemnisé d’association», Juris-association, n° 204
  • « Monnaies virtuelles et e-commerce», Stratégie Internet, novembre décembre 2014, p. 5
  • « Monnaies virtuelles, un cadre juridique en pleine évolution», Gestion de Fortune, novembre 2014, p. 68
  • « Rémunération de l’intermédiaire en transactions immobilières», Immo Hebdo 26 mars 2013, n° 238



Laurent Barbotin was admitted to the Paris Bar in 1994. He joined FTMS in 1997.

Laurent Barbotin has developed an expertise in issues related to contracts, distribution and competition but also in payment services and more generally issues related to the digital economy.

He represents domestic and international clients, particularly in Europe and the United States.

His practice combines counselling, assistance before regulatory authorities, as well as litigation before civil and commercial courts on these matters.

Laurent Barbotin teaches at HEC Paris, one of the most prestigious French Business Schools.