Arut Kannan joins Spitz & Poulle as partner

The French regulatory boutique Spitz & Poulle announced that Arut Kannan has joined the firm as a partner in its growing financial and banking regulatory and litigation practice in Paris. Founded in 2011 by two former Freshfields lawyers, Spitz & Poulle was named “Best Law Firm under 5 years” at the prestigious “Trophées du Droit” awards which took place in Paris last November.

Arut was previously Managing Director and Chief Compliance Officer at Banque AIG in Paris. Arut’s practice includes all aspects of financial markets regulatory advice for broker-dealers and investment banks, as well as fund managers and insurance companies.

About Spitz & Poulle

Spitz & Poulle, a niche and independent financial services firm, is highly ranked by the French “Decideur (Strategie Finance Droit)” in the area of Financial Services (Regulatory & Contentious) praising the firm as the only Parisian law firm “specialized in financial services” with a “highly successful practice”. Legal 500 also praises the firm as “in full swing that is becoming the go-to firm in Paris” with an “impressive expertise in the handling of complex issues relating to derivatives and financial services”. Legal 500 lauds the firm’s “ability to handle both advisory and litigation work”.

Bolstered by the arrival of Mr. Kannan, Spitz & Poulle’s offering in financial services is one of the best in France and is able to handle the full suite of advisory, investigation, enforcement and litigation arising out of the financial services industry.