Firm Profile > Peltier Juvigny Marpeau & Associés > Paris , France

Peltier Juvigny Marpeau & Associés
75002 PARIS

EU, competition and distribution Tier 1

Peltier Juvigny Marpeau & Associés's antitrust and competition team 'is unique in the sense that it provides a close and personalised service to clients through its exceptional knowledge of the field'. In recent highlights, the team obtained the lowest of the fines imposed by the FCA on the three leading manufacturers of PVC and linoleum floor covering on the grounds of price fixing and other anticompetitive practices for Gerflor, and Advent International appointed the group to advise on the antitrust aspects of the merger of its subsidiary, Oberthur Technologies, with Safran's subsidiaries, Morpho USA and Safran Identity & Security. Practice heads Olivier De Juvigny and Thibault Reymond recently saw the promotion of Ning-Ly Seng to the partnership; she 'provides exceptional legal advice and creative solutions' and is also a key name to note alongside Thibault Reymond.

Dispute resolution: commercial litigation Tier 2

Peltier Juvigny Marpeau & Associés is highly recommended when it comes to financial, corporate, shareholder conflict and other complex cases. The firm is instructed by leading French and international private equity houses, and recently managed several high-profile insolvency-related matters. It is notably representing BTSG and Mandataires Judiciaires Associés as liquidators of the Agripole group in ten liability lawsuits against the companies’ auditors. The firm is also acting for Amundi, Primonial and Predica in a dispute relating to the enforcement of representations and warranties following a €1.2bn acquisition. Finally, the firm is also handling commercial litigation and antitrust follow-on cases. ICG, Apax Partners, Wendel and Newfund Capital are clients. Frédéric Peltier is highly regarded. Since publication, Arthur Dethomas joined Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP.

Dispute resolution: Stock market litigation Tier 2

Peltier Juvigny Marpeau & Associés is retained by investment funds, banks and companies. The firm has extensive experience handling cases dealing with major public takeover offers, as well as financial communication, market abuse, insider dealing and other regulatory enforcement cases. It is representing Deloitte as statutory auditor in a lawsuit with EuropaCorp following the issuance of a warning on the company's annual accounts which might have resulted in a drop in share prices. The firm is also acting for Faurecia before the Court of Appeal to challenge an AMF sanction for the failure to fulfil disclosure obligations. Frédéric Peltier is an experienced litigator. Since publication, Arthur Dethomas joined Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP.

Dispute resolution: White-collar crime Tier 3

Peltier Juvigny Marpeau & Associés has great expertise handling criminal securities cases, defending bank managers, companies and investors. The firm is notably acting for Faurecia before the Court of Appeal requesting the cancellation of an AMF sanction for failure to fulfil disclosure obligations. The firm is also handling cases relating to fraud, corruption and favouritism in awarding public procurement contracts. Frédéric Peltier is the key contact. Since publication, Arthur Dethomas joined Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP.

Insolvency Tier 3

Peltier Juvigny Marpeau & Associés hired Nicolas Partouche from Jeantet to launch its insolvency and restructuring practice. The practice, which provides ‘very solution-oriented and reliable advice’, is regularly appointed by the judiciary representatives of debtors or creditors' to act in insolvency cases or related liability and asset recovery litigation. The five-lawyer team is also retained by debtors and other stake-holders. It is notably acting for the judicial liquidators of insolvent company Agripole, and assisted Polycor with acquiring certain assets of Rocamat.

The firm: Dethomas Peltier Juvigny & Associés is an independent law firm created in 2013 by Arthur Dethomas, Frédéric Peltier, Olivier de Juvigny and Thibault Reymond, experienced partners from the best French and international firms.

The firm is dedicated to M&A transactions and to the resolution of complex matters. We advise our clients in strategic matters, essentially related to M&A and joint-ventures, competition and merger control, governance, shareholders’ disputes, and equity financing.

In 2015, Benoit Marpeau joined Dethomas Peltier Juvigny & Associés to reinforce the M&A practice. End of 2016, Ning-Ly Seng, who started her career in 2004 at Bredin Prat and became Counsel in 2015, joined the firm to strengthen the Competition practice. She was elected to partnership in 2018.

Areas of practice: M&A/corporate finance: This practice is at the heart of our Corporate team¡¦s activities, including acquisitions or capital increases involving public or private companies, and private equity transactions. Our practice deals with all matters encountered by companies, whether they concern governance, disputes between shareholders or between companies and their managers. We advise issuers, shareholders and management on regulatory issues specific to listed companies, notably for the preparation of complex general shareholders meetings. Our practice also acts in matters before the French Financial Markets Authority (“Autorite des Marches Financiers”) or criminal courts.

Merger control and antitrust/competition: Competition law has become a cornerstone in the strategy of companies; our firm dedicates to merger control and antitrust/competition issues three partners who are involved on a regular basis in major or legally challenging cases. Our Antitrust/Competition partners have high-standard reputation in French and European merger control, they assist clients in antitrust/competition litigations before French and European competition authorities and jurisdictions. Our practice also includes private enforcement cases and restrictive and unfair competition practices.

Litigation and arbitration: Our lawyers defend their clients’ interests in strategic corporate disputes. Their expertise is well recognized in the practice of company law, shareholder and governance disputes, as well as in stock exchange, financial and anti-competitive behavior litigation.

White-collar criminal law and proceedings before regulatory authorities: With its combined understanding of criminal procedure and knowledge of the business and financial world, our firm provides counsel to clients in economic and financial criminal law matters, particularly in cases of violation of stock exchange and competition regulations. The lawyers of our firm have a highly regarded practice in defense before the French Financial Markets Authority and the French and European Competition Authorities.

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 Aurélie Fournier  photo Aurélie Fournier
 Benoit Marpeau  photo Benoit Marpeau
 Nicolas Partouche  photo Nicolas Partouche
 Frédéric Peltier  photo Frédéric Peltier
 Thibault Reymond  photo Thibault Reymond
 Ning-Ly Seng  photo Ning-Ly Seng
 Olivier de Juvigny  photo Olivier de Juvigny