Laurent Ayache is co-head of the Regulatory Practice in the Firm’s Paris office. He advises clients on public, administrative and regulatory law, including issues in connection with competition and public-sector matters. He focuses his practice on government contracts (public procurements, public service concessions, public-private partnerships and government property leases), public corporations (governance, privatization and changes in status) and on antitrust and industry regulation issues. His practice also includes litigation related to regulated industries such as energy (electricity and gas), electronic communications, airports, transportation (railway, road and sea), public housing, drinking water and sanitization.

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  • Advised a French multinational company in a billion-euro tender relating to ultimate backup diesel motors for the entire fleet of French nuclear power plants
  • Advised a leading French airport group on the public and regulatory aspects of the transfer of state shares to the company that manages a regional airport
  • Represented a leading engineering company in connection with a bidding process for liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels in Korea

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University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas, LLM (DESS), European Business Law, 2004
University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, LLM (DESS), Public Economic Law, 2003