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French corporate law is a complex area of the law which requires specific knowledge about corporate formalities. Our French business lawyers are not only familiar with the legal requirements and formalities applicable to the operation of a company, but also with general market practices regarding company transactions (EBITDA multiples, standard amounts of vendor loans, amount of ROI in venture capital transactions).

Corporate law transactions, such as spin-offs, asset contributions, mergers & acquisitions, share capital increases, issuance of company securities, fund-raising transactions, etc., often require the assistance of a team of legal specialists comprising corporate but also tax, commercial and employment lawyers to encompass all intricacies and legal consequences of the transaction.

Our French business lawyers can assist your company on a wide range of matters, including:

Call option and put option agreements
Company acquisition
Preparation of company bylaws and articles of association
Company formation (SARL, SAS, SA, SCI)
Company loans, Convertible bonds
Corporate governance
Dividend distribution
Offer letters, Due diligence on company acquisitions and corporate investments, Investment agreements, Share purchase and warranty agreements
Executive compensation and equity incentives, Embezzlement, Abuse of corporate power
Joint-venture contracts and corporate structures
Ratchet instruments, Share capital contributions, Share capital increases, issuance of warrants, convertibles bonds, preferred shares and other securities
Shareholder exclusion, Shareholders’ meetings and resolutions

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