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Jeantet is a leading French independent business law firm, delivering tailored, high value-added services, with a commitment to ethics and human values.
Mindful of the economic, technological, sectoral and legal changes impacting our clients, our people have the skills and expertise to anticipate and work with you to create workable, reliable solutions to suit your particular challenges.
With our solid market expertise, Jeantet offers exceptional legal, advisory and litigation expertise, combined with an entrepreneurial culture, to ensure a successful outcome for our clients.
Jeantet offices in Paris, Casablanca, Luxembourg, Geneva, Budapest and Kiev have more than 140 lawyers, including 30 partners.

Year this Office was Established: 1924
Lawyers Worldwide: 120

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The new EU-US Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework

 On 25 March 2022, the European Commission and the United States Government announced an “agreement in principle” on a new EU-US Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework (the Framework). The purpose of this is to address the concerns that the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) raised in the Schrems II decision, and thus allow the flow of personal data from the EU to the US in a manner that is compliant with the requirements of the GDPR. Previous position Transatlantic data transfers had been permitted under the Privacy Shield following an adequacy decision by the EU Commission...

Enhancement of secured creditors rights in France after cornerstone reform of security and insolvency law of September 2021

Article published in the Butterworths International Banking and Financial Law Journal March 2022.Ordinances n°2021-1192 and 2021-1193 of 15 September 2021 reform the security law and amend Book VI of the FrenchCommercial Code. The Ordinances implement three mandates of the PACTE Law of 22 May 2019 to modernise security law, improve the interaction of security law with collective proceedings law and transpose the (EU) Directive 2019/1023 of June 20, 2019, known as the “Restructuring and Insolvency Directive”. For technical reasons, the two mandates of the PACTE Law relating to insolvency and the EU Directive were united in the same ordinance...

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Jeantet advised the investment fund LBO France on the acquisition of a majority stake in the French company Baobag, alongside AfricInvest, BNP Paribas Développement and the management team, led by Fabrice Saffré. Founded in 1985, LBO France, the leading private equity firm in France with €6.3 billion of capital raised, holds stakes in 37 companies and contributes to their development in many sectors of activity (fashion, science, health, real estate, digital, etc.)...

JeantetAssociés Advises Eurofins Scientific S.E. on New Hybrid Bond Issuance

Paris, September 8, 2014 - Eurofins Scientific S.E., world leader in food and pharmaceutical products testing and environmental laboratory services, has successfully issued a EUR 150m tap of its hybrid bond governed by Luxembourg law with a perpetual maturity that are listed on the Frankfurt Freieverkehr (unregulated market). The bonds are to be consolidated and form a single series with the existing EUR 150m deeply subordinated fixed to floating rate bonds issued in 2013. The transaction enhances balance sheet flexibility to finance the Group’s development plan...

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