act legal covers all major European business centers

Paris | Bruxelles | Amsterdam | Bratislava | Budapest | Frankfurt | MadridPrague | 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 mergers & acquisitions practice covers all aspects of domestic and international mergers & acquisitions . Our specialists in this field…

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

We provide legal assistance to publicly listed companies, their majority or minority shareholders as well as their senior management teams…

Tax

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

Our employment team has developed a strong expertise assisting clients in structuring and optimizing employer-employee relationships and representing employers in…

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 French civil (Tribunal d’instance, Tribunal de grande…

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 and distressed situations, including groups of companies, debtors, shareholders, creditors,…

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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Vivien & Associés advised Rubix Group on the acquisition of the French distributor Legoueix

28 February 2019 – Vivien & Associés successfully advised Rubix Group on the acquisition by its French subsidiary Orexad of…

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Vivien & Associés advised Nelite group and its founding partners in the context of its sale to Magellan Partners/Exakis

  1st February 2019 – The French IT and organization consulting group Magellan Partners acquired, through its subsidiary Exakis Groupe,…

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