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Corporate and financial litigation

We assist companies, their managers and their shareholders in formulating and implementing their pre-litigation and/or litigation strategy before French courts and arbitral Tribunals.

 

1.1 Corporate and financial litigation

We assist our clients notably in the following matters:

  • post-acquisition litigation
  • shareholder disputes
  • liability and removal of managers and corporate officers
  • disputes related to (i) financial markets and (ii) banking and financial establishments
  • disputes related to private equity funds investments

 

Recent examples of intervention :

1 •

Representation of a marketplace for exchange of crypto currency in a dispute against a payment service provider

2 •

Representation of a start-up in a dispute related to (i) the removal of its former executive director and in (ii) the nomination of an interim administrator based on abuse of minority following the former executive director’s illegitimate opposition to a share capital increase

3 •

Representation of two directors of a management company in the non-renewal of their mandate and the implementation of a bad leaver clause

4 •

Representation of a former management company of an investment funds (FPCI) and its director, which liability was sought by the actual management company and the funds’ shareholders

5 •

Representation of the former president of an Alternext listed company in an investigation and a disciplinary procedure lead by the regulatory agency (AMF)

6 •

Representation of a seller and a former president of a group of IT companies in a post-acquisition dispute against the buyer, a French subsidiary of a world leader company of temporary employment

7 •

Representation of a buyer of a company owning a 5 stars hotel and restaurant in (i) a dispute related to a fraud caused by the seller and (ii) the implementation of an asset and liability guarantee clause

8 •

Representation of a former director of a group company specialized in microelectronic, whose liability was sought by direct and indirect shareholders based on management negligence and breach of the loyalty duty

 

 
 

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