Solutions for businesses

Our large multidisciplinary teams guarantee you both strong technical skills and continuous creativity, whatever your development stage or project. Whatever your needs, we will provide the most perfectly matched skills to serve them, either internally or externally, thanks to a network of partners that we have selected for their expertise and their responsiveness (foreign law firms, certified accountants, auditors, investors, investment funds, bankers, etc.).

Whether you are just creating your business or are organizing it, our entire team is there to help you with these critical steps. Our assistance can address the following issues:

  • Choice of a legal form for your business
  • Group organisation
  • Instituting corporate governance
  • Preparing shareholders’ agreements
  • Assistance and advice with respect to individual employee relations (assistance from hiring to terminating employment agreements, and everything in between, assistance with setting up shareholding and optimising compensation)
  • Assistance and advice with respect to collective labour relations (negotiation and drafting of company agreements, drafting of professional training plans, assistance in negotiations with employee representatives, setting up andorganisation of representative bodies, prevention and management of conflicts)
  • Protecting, managing and increasing the value of your intangible assets in France and internationally and assistance in drafting licensing agreements and assignments of intellectual property rights, R&D and knowledge transfer
  • Day-to-day tax management of the various corporate taxes
  • Implementation of specific VAT schemes
  • Optimisation of group tax planning
  • Assistance with tax incentives for innovation (Young Innovative Firm, Research Tax Credit)

We cover all questions relating to merger and acquisition and reorganisation transactions for our clients, both in France and abroad, including:

  • Preparation of transactional and legal documentation
  • Representation in reorganisation transactions (mergers, spin-offs, partial asset contributions, etc.) in France and on an international scale : assistance in negotiations, preparation of shareholders’ agreements
  • Tax optimisation and protection for these transactions
  • Legal, tax and labour due diligence and risk prevention
  • Recovery of companies in financial difficulty
  • Putting together of financing packages (equity transactions, fund raising, mezzanine debt, bank loans, guarantees, MBOs, MBIs)
  • Management of VAT issues in domestic and international transactions
  • Preparation of employment preservation plans and advice to management on running of projects and managing procedures

Whether in France or abroad, our team manages all civil, commercial, tax, labour, industrial, real-estate litigations that ordinarily arise in the course of business, such as:

  • Debt recovery, preventive seizures, unpaid bills, non-conformity of merchandise, defects, etc., with respect to civil and commercial litigation
  • Tax audits and litigation
  • Labour law pre-litigation and litigation (individual and collective pre-litigation and litigation, negotiation and drafting of settlement agreements, URSSAF audits, communications withthe administration, etc.)
  • Litigation about infringement of your intellectual property rights (seizure to prevent infringement, temporary injunctions, infringement actions, unfair competition actions, etc.) and of your reputation on the internet
  • Protection of your business relationships during crisis periods (termination of established business relations, unfair competition, computerisation, breach of distribution contracts, fraudulent intrusion into data bases, etc.) or following sale or acquisition transactions (implementation of an asset and liability guarantee, action to void the transaction for fraud, action for payment of vendor loans or earn-out payments, litigation relating to sales of goodwill and associated bank guarantees)