Market Regulation & Stock Exchange Transactions
We have developed a specific practice providing legal assistance to publicly listed companies, their majority/minority shareholders as well as their senior management teams on market regulation issues, including compliance with mandatory listing rules as well as with a broad range of corporate governance and best practices rules.
We provide assistance to our clients on market regulation matters, including:
- Compliance and implementation of market information obligations of listed companies, managers or shareholders;
- Advice and assistance in the implementation of applicable rules in connection with (i) the listing and the delisting processes, (ii) purchasing or selling of equity in listed companies, or (iii) obtaining derogations from the financial markets’ authority (AMF) in order to avoid the compulsory launching of public offers;
- Legal counsel and assistance in connection with white collar crime (dissemination of false information, insider trading, market manipulation, etc.) during AMF investigation phase and/or during proceedings before the AMF’s sanctions committee;
Assistance and advice in the improvement of the decision-making process of corporate management bodies and in the implementation of corporate governance rules (in particular by implementing advisory committees, rules of procedure, codes of conduct and business ethics).