Ms Anne-Carine Ropars-Furet > Winston & Strawn LLP > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Winston & Strawn LLP
68 RUE DU FAUBOURG SAINT-HONORÉ
75008 PARIS
France
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Work Department

Litigation and Arbitration

Position

With 15 years of experience, Anne-Carine Ropars-Furet is a seasoned litigator who assists French and international companies before French courts in connection with shareholder conflicts and litigation regarding specific issues of French company law.

She represents, among others, investment funds in relation to the settlement of issues with corporate officers and the cancellation of General Assembly. Notably, she advised a financial institution and obtained the annulment of a fraudulent capital increase, based on an unjustified share premium. She also helped key executives to challenge abusive dismissals without sufficient grounds, and she has assisted clients with the execution of a shareholders agreement.

In addition, Anne-Carine advises industrial companies, middle-sized companies, clinics, and laboratories on non-execution of contracts issues. She assists the largest group of private clinics in France in the settlement of conflicts with practitioners in connection with breach of contracts issues, and she represents clients seeking compensation for loss and damages caused.

Anne-Carine also has particular expertise in property lease litigation, commercial lease litigation, and product liability claims.

Languages

English, French, German

Memberships

Trained in alternative dispute resolution, Anne-Carine is a member of the Association Française des Praticiens du Droit collaboratif (French Association of Collaborative Professionals) and a lecturer at the Paris Bar School (Ecole de Formation du Barreau de Paris – EFB).

Education

Ms. Ropars-Furet received a Masters in Civil Law, with honors, from the University of Paris II – Assas in 1996 and a post-graduate degree (DEA) in French Civil Law from the University of Paris – Panthéon-Sorbonne in 1997.

Lawyer Rankings

France > Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

Winston & Strawn LLP advises a large and diverse client base made up of healthcare providers, clinics, laboratories, professional organisations and associations, individuals and groups of healthcare practitioners, as well as investors and private equity funds. The practice stands out for its very strong combined corporate, regulatory, litigation and disciplinary proceedings expertise. It advises on M&A and private equity transactions, on the setting up of healthcare companies and industry networks, and regularly manages corporate and shareholder disputes. The practice acts as a strategic adviser to several key clients, notably new market entrants, whom it guides all the way through their growth and expansion process. Practice head Gilles Bigot is highly recommended, especially for dealing with challenging corporate, regulatory and litigation matters. Other key members include Anne-Carine Ropars-Furet, Julie Vern Cesano-Gouffrant and Mathilde Lefranc-Barthe.

France > Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation

Winston & Strawn LLP is recommended for advising on complex commercial, corporate, financial and shareholder conflict cases. The firm combines its litigation expertise  with a deep knowledge of the healthcare and mutual insurance sectors in particular.  It is also involved in a major stock market abuse dispute. Healthcare providers and insurers, as well as investors and companies are clients. The highly recommended Gilles Bigot chairs the practice, to which  Anne-Carine Ropars-Furet, Mathilde Lefranc-Barthe and Sara Susnjar also contribute.

 

Paris > Secteurs et industries > Santé et sciences de la vie

Winston & Strawn LLP assiste une base de clientèle large et diversifiée, comprenant des prestataires de services de santé, des cliniques, des laboratoires, des organisations et des associations professionnelles, des particuliers, des groupes de praticiens, ainsi que des investisseurs et des fonds de private equity. Le cabinet est recommandé pour sa capacité à offrir un large panel d’expertises en matière réglementaire, contentieuse, disciplinaire et de droit des sociétés. Le cabinet gère régulièrement des opérations de fusions-acquisitions et de private equity. Il accompagne ses clients dans la création d’entreprises et de réseaux de santé. Il traite aussi des litiges en droit des sociétés et des conflits d’actionnaires impliquant des entreprises de santé. Le cabinet est le conseil stratégique de plusieurs clients fidèles, et notamment de nouveaux entrants, qu’il a accompagné au moment de leur création et qu’il assiste dans leurs stratégies d’expansion. A la tête de la pratique Gilles Bigot est hautement recommandé et capable de traiter des dossiers complexes d’ordre réglementaire, en matière contentieuse et en droit des sociétés. Contribuent également à la pratique : Anne-Carine Ropars-FuretJulie Vern Cesano-Gouffrant et Mathilde Lefranc-Barthe.

Paris > Résolution des litiges > Contentieux commercial et de droit des sociétés

Winston & Strawn LLP est recommandé pour la gestion de conflits d’actionnaires, ainsi que des litiges complexes en matière commerciale, financière et de droit des sociétés. Le cabinet allie une forte compétence contentieuse et une profonde connaissance du secteur de la santé et des mutuelles d’assurances. Il est aussi impliqué dans un important litige boursier. De grands groupes de santé ainsi que des assureurs, des investisseurs et des entreprises font appel au cabinet. La pratique est dirigée par le très réputé Gilles Bigot. Apportent également leurs contributions : Anne-Carine Ropars-FuretMathilde Lefranc-Barthe et Sara Susnjar.