Overview


Jacques Buhart focuses his practice on cross-border mergers and acquisitions and EU/French competition investigations and litigation. Jacques has also developed substantial knowledge of various industries, including nuclear, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, paper and energy. In his cross-border transactional practice, Jacques has represented, among others, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in its acquisitions of minority interests in Orano and Framatome and in its attempt to acquire Alstom with Siemens, Canon in its acquisition of OCE, Total in its acquisition of Elf, Metsäliitto in various acquisitions and divestitures in Europe, Toyota Motor Corporation in setting up its plant in France, Sonera in corporate matters in Turkey and Central Europe, TUI in acquisitions in France, Atos Origin in acquisitions of Banksys in Belgium, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and numerous other French and international public and private companies on take over bids, acquisitions and sales of entire businesses and divisions, divestitures and joint-ventures.

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Recognitions


  • Acritas Stars 2020, listed among independently rated lawyers
  • Chambers & Partners 2017, Competition/European Law-France
  • Legal 500 2019, Competition Law-Belgium
  • Who’s Who 2017, Leader, Competition
  • Who’s Who Legal, M&A and Governance, 2019

Credentials


Education
University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, LLM (DESS), 1976
Hague Academy of International Law, 1976
University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas, JD, 1975
Institute of Comparative Law, Diploma of the Institute of Comparative Law, 1975
École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP), MBA, 1974

Admissions
Brussels
Paris

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Jacques Buhart

Insights & Events / Media

Special Report / 18. February 2019

Tokyo, Japan / McDermott Event / January 30, 2019

Osaka, Japan / McDermott Event / January 29, 2019

Brussels, Belgium / McDermott Event / September 26, 2018

Helsinki, Finland / McDermott Event / August 30, 2018

Brussels, Belgium / Speaking Engagements / June 27, 2018

Brussels, Belgium / McDermott Event / April 24, 2018

Barcelona, Spain / Speaking Engagements / March 8, 2018

Tokyo, Japan / McDermott Event / January 24 - 25, 2018

Helsinki, Finland / McDermott Event / August 30, 2017

Paris, France / McDermott Event / March 23, 2017

Special Report / January 2017

Tokyo, Japan / McDermott Event / January 25 - 26, 2017

Special Report / January 20, 2016

Pubblicazioni / December 2015

Getting the Deal Through / October 7, 2015

Pubblicazioni / August 2015

European Lawyer Reference Series / May 2015

Magazine des Affaires / February - March, 2014

Magazine des Affaires / February 20, 2014

Décideurs stratégies finance droit - Risk Management, Assurance & Contentieux / February - March, 2014

LJA Le Magazine / January-February 2014

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