act legal covers all major European business centers

Paris | Bruxelles | Amsterdam | Bratislava | Budapest | Frankfurt | Prague | Vienna | Warsaw

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Our practice extends to providing advisory and litigation services for most key areas of both national and international business law: M&A, joint-ventures and disposals, general corporate, restructuring, corporate governance, stock exchange regulations/transactions, commercial contracts, tax, employment and labour law, competition and distribution, banking and finance, civil & commercial litigation, arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution, reorganization & insolvency.

Our corporate practice covers all aspects of both national and international mergers & acquisitions as well as transfers. It has…

In addition to mergers & acquisitions, our corporate team offers expertise in a full range of general corporate & restructuring…

We have developed a specific practice providing legal assistance to publicly listed companies, their majority/minority shareholders as well as their…

Tax

Our tax department offers a full-service tax practice, assisting clients in matters involving: Share acquisitions or sales, mainly for industrial…

The strong expertise developed by our labour law team enables it to assist clients in structuring and optimizing employer-employee relationships…

Our commercial contract team handles the drafting and negotiation of a wide variety of commercial contracts with both French and…

Our competition and distribution team is very active across all economic sectors. Our lawyers involved handle antitrust issues, merger control,…

We represent and assist our clients at all stages of litigation before all civil (Tribunal d’instance, Tribunal de grande instance,…

We have developed an expertise in banking and financial regulation which makes it well-equipped to provide assistance to various players…

We assist our French and foreign clients in all special situations, including groups of companies, debtors, shareholders, creditors, and investment…

What they're saying

  • Laurent Assaya is “a remarkably calm fellow who is very effective and very easy to get on with.” “He is very receptive to client suggestions and understands complex matters very quickly. He always comes up with workable solutions.” Chambers Europe 2017

  • The Tax law team is recommended for “its client focus and their simple, coherent, and pertinent advices”. They are “incredibly receptive” and work “according to the client’s needs, and with an excellent technique”. Legal 500 2017

  • The Corporate/M&A team “has developed an in-depth expertise” and provides “work of great quality”. The partners “are accessible and listen to their clients’ needs”. They “demonstrate high rigor and offer relevant analysis of the subject at hand”. Legal 500 2017

  • The Employment law team is recommended for “the quality of its advice and its excellent supervision and follow-up of cases”. Joëlle Hannelais “understands the commercial objectives of her clients’ and Marie-Emilie Rousseau-Brunel is “always proactive and adaptable”. Legal 500 2017

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