Dual-qualified in England and the U.S., Vera Losonci focuses on international transactions and securities matters, including M&A, and debt and equity offerings and listings. She also advises issuers on disclosure and corporate governance matters, as well as wider corporate matters.

Ms. Losonci is recognised as a leading individual by Chambers Global (2019). In previous editions of the guide clients say she “really knows her stuff,” and “she is very approachable, a pleasure to work with, and very collaborative.” She is “praised for her ‘very good commercial business sense’” and is noted for her “depth of experience working on deals involving Russia”. Ms. Losonci is recommended in The Legal 500 UK (2020) for her work in emerging markets.

She is the author of a number of articles including “Debevoise Discusses When to Disclose a European Deal,” The CLS Blue Sky Blog (May, 2019); “EU Advises Businesses to Ramp Up Brexit Preparations,” Debevoise Client Update (July, 2018); “Debevoise On Brexit: The ‘No-Deal Deal’,” The Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog (February, 2018); “Debevoise & Plimpton Discusses FCA’s Reforms To UK’s IPO Process,” The Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog (November, 2017); “The Market Abuse Regulation: Practical Tips for Compliance with the New Regime” Debevoise Client Update (August, 2016); “Brexit: So What Happens Next?” CEE Legal Matters (July 2016); and “The Cost of Compliance,” Mining Journal (April, 2016).

Speaking engagements include “Emerging Market Portfolio Companies: Going Public in the UK”, Debevoise Seminar (March, 2018); “Regulatory Panel,” BNY Mellon– Annual Depositary Receipt Issuers' Forum (December 2016); “Regions to Regions What are the Opportunities and How to Crystallise Them?” RBCC Centenary ‘Regions to Regions’ Business Forum (September, 2016); “EU Market Abuse Regulation: What Has Changed for London-traded Russian Issuers and EU-listed Eurobonds and How to Comply with New Rules,” Debevoise Seminar (July 2016); and “Going Private Transactions in Russia and EU,” Debevoise Seminar (February 2016).

Ms. Losonci, who is fluent in French, Hungarian and Russian, as well as able to speak basic Italian, received her B.A. from Hunter College magna cum laude in 1989, Special Honors Curriculum, and her J.D. from the Benjamin M. Cardozo School of Law cum laude in 1993. She is admitted to the New York Bar and is qualified as a solicitor in England & Wales.

Education

  • Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 1993, J.D.
  • Hunter College, 1989, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Solicitor, England & Wales