Our lawyers work on legal issues in the areas of regulatory (licensing in the banking, finance, and insurance industries), technology law, and compliance. The firm supports clients across all business sectors and partners when needed with a network of lawyers to provide pan-European coverage and in the United States.
Examples of recent client engagements
Regulatory Licensing: For an international insurance firm we completed regulatory licensing obligations with the French administration to ensure our client's pan-European insurance intermediation activities could continue unhindered due to Brexit.
Technology / Data Protection: Completed an extended secondment assignment to help an international French company meet GDPR requirements (policies & procedures, third party contracts, audits, PIAs, data registry, training program...); Ensure role of external DPO for a US company with international operations.
Business Acquisition: As part of their European expansion, we partnered with a UK company to ensure a successful acquisition of a French company (due diligence, company law requirements, labour & employment issues, administrative filings, contract negotiations...).
Litigation: Successfully defended our client's interests following claims of IP infringement; Engaged legal proceedings against our client's delinquent party due to breach of contract.
Member of the French-American Bar Association and the European American Chamber of Commerce
Technology & Business Law
Secondments to support in-house legal teams. Focus on legal issues relating to technology (i.e. blockchain), IT service contracts, distribution contracts, competition law, regulatory approvals, intellectual property, company law, labour & employment, acquisitions... including litigation.
Regulatory & Compliance
Secondments for Compliance Officer and Data Protection Officer. Support for RCCI, implementation of internal controls, risk mapping, corporate governance, compliance with operational issues related to banking regulation including AML and third party due diligence.