Societe Generale-Forge announces the nomination of Stéphane Blemus as Secretary General
Societe Generale-Forge announced today that it has nominated Stéphane Blemus as Secretary General in July 2021. His appointment will help SG-Forge and its customers structuring digital asset services and initiatives in a way compatible with evolving market and regulatory trends.
Since 2017, Mr. Blemus served as external advisor of the Forge project and helped its founders for four years to develop its agenda, internal policies and procedures, regulatory assessments, governance structures, and relationships with public and private institutions. He was notably a lead advisor responsible for handling the regulatory approval process of Societe Generale-Forge as investment firm and worked on a number of significant matters, including the writing process for the CAST (Compliant Architecture for Security Tokens) Framework operating model.
Aged 35, Stéphane Blemus is a doctor of law (PhD thesis on tokenization law at Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne University) and a postdoctorate researcher at the Faculty of law of Copenhagen University. He holds a Master’s degree in financial law from Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne University (2012) and a Master’s degree in law and economics from Paris II – Panthéon-Assas University (2013). Prior to joining SG-Forge, Stéphane Blemus has worked during five years as regulatory consultant within the French-Swiss law firm Kalexius, after several experiences in law firms and financial institutions (Societe Generale, Amundi AM, Natixis).