Frantz Jacques is a corporate attorney whose practice area focuses on mergers and acquisitions, fintech law, debt and equity financing, corporate governance, securities regulation, and cross-border transactions. Mr. Jacques has provided value-added legal counsel to clients in all aspects of the business lifecycle, from business formation; capital formation; buying, selling, and divesting assets; to executing exit strategies. He is the Chair of the DC Bar CFSL Community, Committee on FinTech Regulation & Enforcement; and the Vice-Chair of the Committee on Diversity and Inclusion in Business and Finance. His perspective and publications are highly regarded among his peers in the industry.
Mr. Jacques is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center with a Master of Laws in Securities and Financial Regulation. While at Georgetown Law, he was an Articles Editor for the Journal of International Economic Law, a board member of the Securities and Financial Law Organization, and served as a teaching assistant in the SEC University Office of Graduate Programs. He also served as team coordinator of a consortium of Georgetown University Law Center Trade Law Clinic and Trapca members providing technical assistance to the African Union for the drafting and negotiation of the Continental Free Trade Area Dispute Settlement Chapter. Mr. Jacques is a board member of Patrick’s Kids Foundation, and the Chairman of Haiti Projects.