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France

Dispute resolution: White-collar crime
Dispute resolution: White-collar crime - ranked: tier 3

BG2V

BG2V is recommended for its ‘high-quality work’. The firm is ‘trustworthy and professional’ and the lawyers are ‘responsive, practical, creative and determined’. The seven-lawyer team represents companies, international high-net-worth individuals, high-ranking executives, managers and entrepreneurs, and sportsmen. It is involved in several high-profile corruption and money-laundering cases in France and other parts of the world, particularly Africa. The practice also handles several cases in the public sector, and is retained by leading new technology companies to advise on media law and other sensitive matters. The practice is co-headed by Julien Vernet and the ‘brilliant and very efficient’ Karim Beylouni, whose clients value his ‘ability to work as an in-house counsel and find practical solutions’, and his particular skills in dealing with freedom of speech and internet liability issues.

Next Generation Partners

Karim Beylouni - BG2V

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 4

BG2V

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Mergers and acquisitions
Mergers and acquisitions - ranked: tier 5

BG2V

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 4

BG2V

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 5

BG2V

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France: Dispute resolution

Dispute resolution: commercial litigation
Dispute resolution: commercial litigation - ranked: tier 4

BG2V

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France: Industry focus

Industry focus: IT, telecoms and the internet
Industry focus: IT, telecoms and the internet - ranked: tier 4

BG2V

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France: Private equity

Private equity: venture/growth capital
Private equity: venture/growth capital - ranked: tier 3

BG2V

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    The People's Republic of China has initiated an overhaul of its social security system, reformed the personal taxation regime and has extended the scope of these laws to foreigners residing in China.
  • MOROCCO TO BECOME THE LEADING FINANCIAL PLACE IN AFRICA

    The Kingdom of Morocco is supporting the ambition of becoming the leading financial place for Africa. In this context, a wave of draft laws is to be passed and implemented within the following months, amongst which, the Law No. 53.08, setting up a new financial authority, and the Law No. 54.08, reforming public offering rules, are of paramount importance to Moroccan and foreign issuers, and financial institutions.
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    The opportunities offered to foreign investors by the Chinese mergers and acquisitions market are increasing every year: in 2010, transactions involving foreign companies came to 60.1 billion euros, an increase of 21.2% compared with 2009. Seen from the West, where markets are declining, all sectors of the Chinese economy seem to be undergoing promising development and the statistics indicate that the Middle Empire will be a lasting springboard for growth.
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    Le dispositif L’article 1er de la loi de financement rectificative de la Sécurité sociale pour 2011 oblige les sociétés commerciales de 50 salariés et plus, dont les dividendes par part sociale ou par action sont en augmentation par rapport à la moyenne des deux années précédentes, à verser une prime à l’ensemble de leurs salariés
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  • Landmark decision by French Competition Authority in conditioned LPG case

    cartel case closed after discovery that leniency application was largely based on forgeries and rejection of collective dominant position objection.
  • 2012 supplementary budget

    The second supplementary budget published in the Official Gazette September 19, 2011 provides for two key measures that affect the deferral of tax losses and taxation of capital gains realized on the sale of equity securities .
  • Actualité législative fiscale

    Au delà des mesures applicables à l’ensemble des contribuables (telles que la limitation du report des déficits ou la réforme du mode de calcul des plus values sur cessions de participations),le plan de réduction des déficits annoncé le 24 août dernier par le gouvernement comprend des mesures qui intéressent spécifiquement les acteurs du secteur financier.
  • Réforme fiscale

    À la une Parmi les mesures annoncées par le Premier Ministre dans le cadre du plan de réduction des déficits, deux d’entre elles sont susceptibles d’affecter de nombreuses entreprises