Goodwin Counsel Céline Moille, from Luxembourg, practices in Financial Services among other areas.

Céline Moille

Céline Moille
+352 27 86 67 58

Céline Moille is a Counsel in Goodwin’s Financial Industry Group.

She advises financial institutions (banks, funds, management companies, investment companies, investment platforms, payment service providers, digital asset service providers (DASP), e-money institutions) and innovative/tech companies, in particular Fintech, with respect to their distribution, compliance and regulatory matters.

Over the past few years, she has developed a cutting-edge expertise in digital transformation, in particular Blockchain technology and Web 3 (traceability, tokenization, crypto-assets and other digital assets). Céline advises also advises on managing regulatory risks, adjusting to new regulations (DORA, DMA, DSA, MiCA, GDPR, IA act…) and regulatory defense.

She specializes in European Digital and Financial Compliance.

Her role involves, without limitation, analyzing relevant regulatory requirements, identifying potential risks for the company, obtaining the approvals and authorizations required for their activities and implementing effective policies, procedures, contracts and internal controls to ensure compliance.

Prior to joining Goodwin, Céline was Senior Manager in a Société d’Avocats of a Big 4 firm in Lyon, France. 

She takes part in numerous conferences and teaches innovation and contract law in France and abroad (Université de Lyon, EM Lyon, Université de Genève, Armenia, Egypt, Vietnam, Cambodia, Canada).


Céline’s recent experience include advising:

  • ENZYM, a powerful new marketing tool using blockchain technology in getting a visa from the Authorité des marchés financiers (AMF) to launch an Initial Coin Offering (ICO)*
  • LEONOD, a startup specialized in blockchain and cryptocurrency activities, in registering in France as DASPs to the Authorité des marchés financiers (AMF)*
  • FAIRPLAYER, a Web3 solution designed for sports clubs to create their own digital token for their community of supporters, in issuing tokens*
  • DELUBAC, a niche banking and financial solutions serving businesses, institutions and individuals since 1924, in developing specific account agreements for crypto asset holders*

More generally, she also has expertise in supporting companies with:

  • Obtaining approvals, authorizations and licenses in France from the Autorité de contrôle prudential et de resolution (ACPR) and the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF); in Luxembourg from the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF)
  • Creating Metaverses
  • Setting-up marketplaces compliant with European regulations
  • Negotiating and drafting B2B, B2C contracts and strategic partnerships involving new technologies (blockchain, crypto, NFT, software, trading, online banking, gaming, gambling, and more)
  • Training employees, managers and operational staff on regulatory issues (digital, finance, data, new technologies, operational resilience, cybersecurity)
  • Complying with laws and regulations on data protection (including GDPR), technology (including the AI act), privacy, cybersecurity and consumer protection

*Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.



Research Doctorate in Private Law

Lyon University, France

The influence of private international law on French domestic law

Master’s Degree in Private Law

Lyon University, France



  • Luxembourg
  • Lyon
  • Montréal

Publications & Speaking Engagements


  • Monthly podcasts on “Internet” and “Blockchain”, Lexbase
  • Author, “Les enjeux juridiques du Métavers : observations prospectives d’un phénomène en devenir !, Lamy Droit de l’immatériel, May 2022
  • Interview, “Et si l’on payait les salaires en bitcoins ?”, Agefi, June 2022
  • Co-Author, “La fiducie, un outil de sécurisation des levées de fonds en cryptomonnaie ?”, Option Finance, October 2021
  • Co-Author, “Les attentes de l’Autorité des marchés financiers pour enregistrer les prestataires de services sur les actifs numériques (PSAN)”, Option Finance, May 2021
  • Co-Author, “Le dilemme des utilisateurs face à l'annonce de l'évolution des conditions générales de l'application WhatsApp”, Actualités du droit, January 2021

Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist in the session, Women in tech and Crypto Regulation in Europe, CES, Las Vegas, 2023
  • Panelist, Regulatory sessions, NFT.NYC, 2022, 2023
  • Panelist in the session, “Transformation business, cadre réglementaire, mobilisation des équipes… Comment accélérer avec la blockchain en s'inspirant des bons exemples ?”, Blockchain Day, Paris, 2023
  • Speaker at the conference, Tokénisation : Révolution de la gouvernance, Journées de l’économie, Lyon, 2023
  • Panelist in the session, "Tout savoir sur les outils dans le métavers : blockchain, NFT, cryptomonnaies… », Journée de l’innovation, Barreau de Lyon, Lyon, 2022
  • Panelist in the session, “The Evolution Of Token Offerings and Regulation Across Europe”, AIBC Sigma Summit, Dubaï, 2022