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Jones Day dedicates two seminars to PACTE

On November 6 and 13, Jones Day organized two exclusive seminars on the financial and legal issues related to the French draft bill, Action Plan for Business Growth and Transformation, a.k.a Plan d'Action pour la Croissance et la Transformation des Entreprises (PACTE).

Tuesday, November 6: Corporate and Capital Markets Law Aspects

KEY DISCUSSION THEMES:

-          Corporate law (definition of corporate interest, regulated agreements, allocation of free shares, directors representing employees)

-          Shareholder democracy (identification of shareholders, role of proxy, long-term commitment of shareholders)

-          Mandatory squeeze-out and issues relating to financial market law (easing of obligations applicable to securities offers below certain thresholds, AMF investigation powers)

-          Foreign investments

-          Employee savings, profit-sharing and incentive schemes

 

SPEAKERS:

  • Renaud Bonnet, Partner, Practice Leader Private Equity
  • Florent Bouyer, Partner, Securities Law 
  • Emmanuel de La Rochethulon, Partner, Fiscal Law
  • David Swinburne, Partner, Private Equity LBO
  • With help from Stéphane Torck, professor of private law at Pantheon-Assas University

 

Tuesday, November 13: PACTE and the French Financial Market

KEY DISCUSSION THEMES:

-          What improvements in PACTE are for investment funds?

-          Update on interest rates and PACTE (IBOR, TEG, anatocism)

-          New regulatory environment of PACTE for the Paris financial marketplace (supervision of CCPs, supervision of branches in third countries, ICOs and direct selling)

-          Management of Brexit in PACTE (close-out netting and clearing houses)

 

SPEAKERS:

  • Philippe Goutay, Partner, Regulatory and Litigation of Financial Institutions  
  • Frédéric Gros, Partner, Banking, Finance, and Capital Markets 
  • Qian Hu, Partner, Banking, Finance, and Capital Markets 
  • Florence Moulin, Partner, Private Equity Investment Fund
  • Christine Van Gallebaert, Partner, Banking, Finance, and Capital Markets 
  • With help from Stéphane Torck, professor of private law at Pantheon-Assas University

 

 

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