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McDermott Will & Emery AARPI Offices
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Emmanuelle Trombe and Anthony Paronneau are the senior names to note in McDermott Will & Emery AARPI's Paris-based multi-faceted healthcare offering. With particular strength in the corporate and commercial space, the group recently advised Bioprojet SCR on the acquisition by Harmony of the exclusive US right to develop, register and market Pitolisant, and Trombe assisted Poxel with its strategic partnership with Sumitomo for the development and commercialisation of Imeglimin in Asia. Other highlights included the negotiation of R&D agreements, licensing contracts and funding facilities. Counsel Anne-France Moreau and the recently promoted partner Laura Morelli are also key contacts.
McDermott Will & Emery AARPI advises a prominent client base made up of state-owned and private sector companies, including key names in the telecoms, energy and airport sectors such as ADP and Engie subsidiary Shem. The practice has strong regulatory and litigation expertise. It is notably representing key client Orange in a dispute with SFR regarding the building of a broadband network in the Paris suburbs. The practice also advises on high-profile M&A transactions and notably assisted Dunkerque LNG with the disposal of EDF’s 65.01% stake in the capital of the company. Sabine Naugès and Laurent Ayache are in charge.
McDermott Will & Emery AARPI is handling product liability and commercial cases for major French and international companies. The practice also acts in litigation relating to shareholders' conflicts and the termination of managers, and high-stakes arbitration award enforcement proceedings. The team is representing Ventech, IDInvest Partners and Sigma Gestion in a dispute with Mount Silver and Groupe Sebbin regarding a call option on Sebbin's shares. Orange and ADP are also clients. Practice head Alexis Werl and newly promoted partner Aymeric Discours are recommended.
McDermott Will & Emery AARPI is active in some of the country’s most talked-about fraud litigation, as well as political and financial corruption cases. Headed by Alexis Werl, the team represents major financial institutions, corporations, former members of the French government, top executives and private investors. The practice also handles work accident matters.
Insolvency Tier 3
McDermott Will & Emery AARPI recently launched its restructuring and insolvency practice after hiring a highly regarded team from Bremond & Associés led by Timothée Gagnepain and including associates Lucille Madariaga and Théophile Jomier . The three-lawyer team has extensive experience representing debtors and shareholders, as well as investors, in major debt restructuring and insolvency cases. The team notably acted for Rougier in Rougier SA's safeguard proceedings and Rougier Afrique International's rehabilitation proceedings. It also advised 4A Industrie, as majority shareholder of Fonderie du Poitou Fonte, and Matpart on their contemplated acquisition of Peugeot Japy's assets. Bpifrance Financement is also a client.
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The firm: McDermott Will & Emery partners with leaders around the world to fuel missions, knock down barriers and shape markets. With 20 locations on three continents, our team works seamlessly across practices, industries and geographies to deliver highly effective—and often unexpected—solutions that propel success. More than 1,100 lawyers strong, we bring our personal passion and legal prowess to bear in every matter for our clients and the people they serve.
Areas of practice: The Paris office plays an important role for the firm internationally, helping French businesses strengthen their positions domestically, throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa and around the world. The Paris lawyers also advise foreign and multinational investors, companies and financial institutions seeking to enter the marketplace in France. As part of an international network of collaborative lawyers, McDermott’s professionals share ideas on trends and key developments in law and on the numerous industries in which its clients operate, resulting in seamless, multidisciplinary service to its clients.
The team advises clients across numerous areas of law, including corporate, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, securities and listing transactions, corporate restructuring and bankruptcy law. The team represents clients in a wide range of industry sectors including, but not restricted to, energy (with an emphasis on projects in Africa), tour operating and telecommunications. The Paris energy practice is a dedicated team of lawyers with a strong sector focus on energy, oil and gas, and related areas such as natural resources and commodities. The team advises energy producers and traders in the US, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. The Paris lawyers also counsel clients on matters involving general commercial law, with a focus on the pharmaceutical, life sciences, medical device, biotech and healthcare industries. The dispute resolution lawyers advise on international arbitration and public law, and counsel on behalf of companies in civil, criminal and administrative matters. The employment practice advises businesses on issues such as termination, discrimination, harassment, restrictive covenant breaches, strikes and other collective conflicts, and counsels clients on the labour and employment aspects of domestic and transnational commercial matters. Furthermore, the Paris lawyers advise on the full range of EU competition issues, litigation and international tax issues. With a diversified business practice, the firm represents a wide range of commercial, industrial and financial enterprises, including publicly traded and privately held companies.
The Paris team and individual lawyers are recognised for the quality, consistency and creativity of their legal counsel. As part of a global, full-service law firm, the lawyers of the Paris office are prepared to help clients wherever their business interests take them.
|Mergers and acquisitions||Thibaud Forbin|
|Mergers and acquisitions||Bertrand Delafaye|
|Antitrust and competition||Jacques Buhart|
|EU competition||Jacques Buhart|
|EU competition||Mélanie Bruneau|
|International arbitration||Jacob Grierson|
|Public law, regulatory and government strategies||Sabine Naugès|
|Energy, project finance, Africa||Jean-Claude Petilon|
|Energy, project finance, Africa||Liliane Doukouré|
|Private equity||Henri Pieyre de Mandiargues|
|Private equity||Carole Degonse|
|Health, life sciences||Emmanuelle Trombe|
|Health, life sciences||Anthony Paronneau|
|Banking and finance||Pierre-Arnoux Mayoly|
|Intellectual property||Laura Morelli|
|Mr Grégoire Andrieux||View Profile|
|Laurent Ayache||View Profile|
|Mr Jacques Buhart||View Profile|
|Ms Carole Degonse||View Profile|
|Mr Lionel Lesur||View Profile|
|Mr Jilali Maazouz||View Profile|
|Ms Sabine Naugès||View Profile|
|Mr Anthony Paronneau||View Profile|
|Mr Henri Pieyre de Mandiargues||View Profile|
|Ms Emmanuelle Trombe||View Profile|
Staff FiguresNumber of lawyers : 1,077 at this office : 54
LanguagesAll main business languages
MembershipsStrategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices Shanghai
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United States: Cartels
Published: July 2019
Authors: Stefan M. Meisner Paul M. Thompson Ashley L. McMahon
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Cartels laws and regulations that may occur in United States.
Germany: Restructuring & Insolvency
Published: August 2019
Authors: Dr. Uwe Goetker
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Restructuring & Insolvency laws and regulations that may occur in Germany.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Administrative and public law
- Dispute resolution: commercial litigation
- Dispute resolution: White-collar crime
- Private equity: LBO
- Banking and finance: transactional work
- Industry focus: IT, telecoms and the internet
- Dispute resolution: International arbitration
- Mergers and acquisitions