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  Jean-Claude Rivalland

Partner

Paris

Jean-Claude has considerable experience of practising corporate finance law on the French market. He advises on acquisitions and sales of privately-owned and public companies, with particular focus on transnational transactions involving foreign buyers and the sale of multinational corporations. His practice also includes joint-ventures in particular in the finance and media sectors, both for domestic and foreign clients. Jean-Claude's industry expertise focuses on media, financial institutions and healthcare.

Recognized by Best Lawyers 2020

IFLR1000 2019 Highly regarded, France: M&A, Financial services, Healthcare, Media.

"Jean-Claude Rivalland is well versed in M&A matters in the financial sector, offering additional experience in asset transactions. Sources commend his "assertiveness, efficiency, finesse and creativity."" CHAMBERS & PARTNERS 2019 - France (Corporate/M&A)

"One client describes Jean-Claude Rivalland as an "excellent professional who has a very good understanding of the customer's needs."" CHAMBERS & PARTNERS EUROPE 2018 - France (Corporate/M&A).

Jean-Claude is a recognised practitioner in Legal 500 2018.

Professional qualifications

Admitted to the Bar, Paris, 1990

Academic qualifications

Institut d'Etudes Politiques, Paris, 1987

Post Graduate Degree, Business and Tax law, University of Paris II Panthéon Assas, 1986

Published work

Preface of the book “La territorialité de l’impôt sur les sociétés dans l’économie numérique” wrote by the winner of the HEC-A&O Award 2017, Camille Marpillat

Fusions-acquisitions : Un marché sans les français. Entretien avec... Jean-Claude Rivalland, associé du cabinet Allen & Overy « Des demandes qui s'affinent en matière de garanties et clauses juridiques », Agefi Hebdo, July 2013

Vous avez dit « Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats » ?, Lettre des Juristes d’Affaires, July 2008

Innovations, Vie du Droit, 2008

La transposition de la directive OPA : une nouvelle manifestation de «patriotisme économique » ?, Agefi.fr, September 2006, co–authored with Frédéric Moreau

Directive OPA, site Internet d’Agefi, May 2006, co–authored with Michael Loy

Quelles déclarations de franchissement de seuils après la « Loi Breton » ?, Option Finance n° 864, January 2006

France Implementation of the EC Takeover Directive in France: A touch of “Patriotisme Economique”, Eurowatch, October 2005

Co-author Comment intégrer un risque de litige dans une garantie de cours : le cas de Céréol, Option Finance, 2004.

Co-author Le Processus d'Intégration de la Société Européenne en France, Option Finance, 2004.

Les entreprises face au pouvoir d’enquête de la Commission des Communautés Européennes, Joly, 1998

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