France

Overview


Economically, politically and culturally, France is a key player on the world stage. Similarly, McDermott’s Paris office plays an important role in our international firm, helping French businesses strengthen their positions domestically, throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and around the world. Our highly experienced lawyers also advise foreign and multinational investors, companies and financial institutions seeking to enter the marketplace in France.

Like our clients, we have pursued an intelligent, practical growth strategy, building the Paris office in a manner that best serves the needs of our diverse clients. Our 60-lawyer team provides cross-disciplinary counsel to some of the country’s best-known companies in all key areas of law, including corporate transactions, EU competition, finance, labor and employment, litigation and dispute resolution, private equity, public law and tax, intellectual property, among others. We have strong industry teams as well, with extensive experience in life sciences, construction and engineering, distribution, energy, oil and gas, telecommunications, and transportation.

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Results


  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries on its offer to create a partnership with Alstom in the energy field in the form of a joint venture including Alstom’s energy assets, steam turbines, hydro and grid businesses
  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd in their potential investment in Areva NP, a reactor unit of French nuclear giant Areva SA
  • Servier, a French pharmaceutical laboratory, within the framework of the exclusive worldwide licensing option with Cellectis for UCART19, and its strategic agreement with Pfizer

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People


A diverse, global network of industry-leading talent committed to you and your vision.

Key Contacts


Jacques Buhart

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Special Report / 18. Februar 2019

Paris, France / McDermott Event / February 14, 2019

Paris, France / McDermott Event / February 12, 2019

Brussels, Belgium / Speaking Engagements / November 28-29, 2018

International News / Winter 2018

London, United Kingdom / Speaking Engagements / November 20-21, 2018

London, United Kingdom / McDermott Event / November 13, 2018

Paris, France / McDermott Event / November 8, 2018

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Helsinki, Finland / McDermott Event / August 30, 2018

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Contrats Concurrence Consommation / June 2018

Copenhagen, Denmark / McDermott Event / June 13, 2018

Paris, France / McDermott Event / June 5, 2018

Paris, France / Speaking Engagements / May 18, 2018

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Milan, Italy / McDermott Event / May 15, 2018

Paris, France / McDermott Event / April 25, 2018

Resource Centers / April 2018

International News / April 2018

Paris, France / Speaking Engagements / April 4, 2018

Special Report / March 28, 2018

Washington, District of Columbia / Speaking Engagements / March 8, 2018

Barcelona, Spain / Speaking Engagements / March 8, 2018

Le Magazine des Affaires / November/December 2017

Casablanca, Morocco / Speaking Engagements / November 3-4, 2017

Berger-Levrault / October 2017

SHRM.org Society for Human Resource Management / September 25, 2017

Helsinki, Finland / McDermott Event / August 30, 2017

InterContinental Finance & Law Issue 145/17 pp. 22-23 / July 2017

Paris, France / McDermott Event / June 15, 2017

e-Competitions, The National Competition Law Bulletin / May 2017

Paris, France / McDermott Event / May 23, 2017

Provence, France / Speaking Engagements / March 9-11, 2017

Option Droit & Affaires/Option Finance (France) / March, 2017

Special Report / January 2017

Option Finance Supplement / February 15, 2016

On the Subject / February 9, 2016

Option Droit et Affaires (France) / February 3, 2016

Special Report / January 20, 2016

Le Magazine des Affaires (France) / January 14, 2016

Who’s Who Legal Private Client / November 2015

Getting the Deal Through / October 7, 2015

Private Antitrust Litigation

Oil & Gas Financial Journal / June 2015

Oil & Gas in Egypt

European Lawyer Reference Series / May 2015

Corporate Governance 2nd Edition - French Chapter

Magazine des Affaires / May 5, 2015

Resumption of the FCPE: Tool Reconciliation of Employee Savings and the Takeover ...

Publications / February 23, 2015

A Legal Guide to Investing in France for Foreign Investors

National Competition Laws Bulletin / November 2014

The European Parliament and the EU Council formally adopt the Directive on ...

Practical European Tax Strategies / May 23, 2014

French Decree Extends List of Foreign Investments that Must Obtain Prior Authorization

économiematin.fr / May 15, 2014

OPA Club Med: An Additional Symptom of the Minorities' Activism?

On the Subject / April 29, 2014

International News / Spring 2014

Revue Banque & Droit / March, 2014

Nominations - Le Carnet

On the Subject / February 27, 2014

Magazine des Affaires / February - March, 2014

Magazine des Affaires / February - March, 2014

McDermott Will & Emery consolide son pôle de droit économique

Magazine des Affaires / February - March, 2014

Executive Compensation Under "Soft Control"

Magazine des Affaires / February 20, 2014

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

Décideurs Stratégie Finance et Droit - Risk Management, Assurance & Contentieux / February - March, 2014

Arbitrage International - Classement des meilleurs cabinets d'avocats

Presentation / January 31, 2014

Main Tax Provisions of the French Finance Acts and the Act Against ...

Publications / January 24, 2014

Minority Shareholdings and Competition law: A Necessary European Reform?

On the Subject / January 2, 2014

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