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Jones Day
2 RUE SAINT-FLORENTIN
75001 PARIS
France

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France > Industry focus > Industry focus: IT, telecoms and the internet

Within: Leading individuals: Telecoms -

Rémy Fekete



Jones Day

Jones Day is currently acting for Sigfox on a review and study of the regulatory and legal framework of the telecoms sectors of several African countries with regard to the licensing, terms and conditions of radio frequencies and connectivity services for the Internet of Things. Telecoms expert and practice co-head Rémy Fekete is assisting a French public investment entity with its minority stake investment in a new French operator, and is representing Djezzy in its challenge to the limitations imposed on it as an internet service provider, its official status as a dominant operator, and its effort to obtain symmetric termination rates. On the IT side, practice co-head and of counsel Olivier Haas is advising Société Générale on the drafting and negotiating of the transitional services agreement for IT and data services in the context of its divestiture of its banking and insurance activities in Croatia. Compliance with GDPR requirements, the provision of digital payment services and high-stakes disputes also feature among the firm’s recent work highlights.

France > Industry focus > Industry focus: energy

Jones Day is retained by leading French utilities companies to advise on high-profile regulatory issues including tariff regulation. The firm is assisting EDF with the opening up of the operation of French hydropower plants to competitors and with France’s tender offer to renew dams and hydropower plants concessions. Philippe Delelis and Nicolas Brice are top public law experts. The practice also advises on domestic renewable projects. It assisted La Banque Postale with the financing of several renewables projects including with the joint financing of a 20MW EDF Energies Nouvelles onshore wind farm. Sophie Chevallier is a key name for project finance work. The firm also handles oil and gas work. Rémy Fekete assisted Chevron with the negotiation of the renewal of a hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation concession in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Litigation and arbitration are also strengths.

Paris > Secteurs et industries > Technologies de l’information, informatique, internet et télécoms

Within: Les grands avocats du marché: Telecoms -

Rémy Fekete



Jones Day

Jones Day a été sollicité par Sigfox pour réaliser un audit du cadre réglementaire des télécoms en vigueur dans plusieurs pays africains, notamment au regard des questions de licences, de fréquences radio et d’objets connectés. L’expert dans le secteur des télécoms Rémy Fekete, qui codirige la pratique, a conseillé une institution financière publique française dans le cadre d’un investissement dans un nouvel opérateur national. Il représente aussi l’opérateur de téléphonie mobile algérien Djezzy dans un dossier stratégique. Olivier Haas (of counsel) est l’autre coresponsable de la pratique qu’il anime plus particulièrement sur le segment de l’informatique et des nouvelles technologies. Il a assisté la Société Générale s’agissant de la rédaction et de la négociation d’un accord de transition en matière de fourniture de prestations informatiques, dans le contexte de son retrait du marché croate. Le cabinet a enfin assisté ses clients dans la gestion des questions de mise en conformité RGPD, de projets de services de paiement dématérialisés et dans le traitement du contentieux.