EmmanuelleRivez-Domont

Partner

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Practicing in labor and employment law, Emmanuelle Rivez-Domont principally focuses on labor and social security matters. She is particularly active in the area of reorganization of companies in the context of social plans (Plan de Sauvegarde de l'Emploi), plant closings, outsourcing, and negotiation of collective employment proceedings. Emmanuelle leads the Labor & Employment Practice in the Paris Office.

Emmanuelle also has strong experience in matters relating to employers' responsibility with respect to safety obligations and psycho-social risks, as well as in compliance issues, such as codes of ethics, anticorruption policy, and whistleblowing. She also advises the Firm's clients on labor aspects of mergers and acquisitions. She has significant experience in labor and employment disputes as well.

Emmanuelle regularly advises French and international companies such as Alcatel-Lucent, CBS, EDF, France Telecom, General Electric, Johnson Diversey, Morgan Stanley, Newell Rubbermaid, RATP, Sanofi, SAP, Sherwin Williams, and The Timken Company.

As a member of Jones Day's Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation team, Emmanuelle advises on issues related to the implementation of international plans and policies. She is also a member of the Firm's Restructuring & Reorganization and Outsourcing teams. She regularly comments on such topics in French financial and economic publications and speaks at conferences in France and abroad.

Experience

  • International industry group obtains affirmation of dismissal of anxiety damage claims in French Supreme CourtJones Day obtained a favorable decision from the French Supreme Court on behalf of an international industry group with respect to multiple asbestos anxiety damage claims by former employees.
  • GE Digital sells majority stake in ServiceMax to Silver LakeJones Day provided labor and employment advice to General Electric Company with respect to the sale of GE's majority interest in ServiceMax to private equity firm Silver Lake.
  • UPL acquires Arysta LifeScience from Platform Specialty Products Corporation for $4.2 billionJones Day advised UPL Limited ("UPL"), a leading global generic agrochemical company based in India, in connection with its subsidiary, UPL Corporation Limited’s, US$4.2 billion acquisition and related $3 billion term financing of Arysta Lifescience Inc. (“Arysta”), a global provider of crop protection solutions, including bio-solutions and seed treatment, from NYSE listed Platform Specialty Products Corporation (“Platform”).
  • Safran completes €8.7 billion agreed tender offer targeting Zodiac Aerospace's shares creating global leader in aircraft equipmentJones Day represented Safran in connection with its €8.7 billion agreed tender offer targeting Zodiac Aerospace's shares to create a global leader in aircraft equipment.
  • European company restructures management, transactional, and collective dismissal procedureJones Day counseled a European subsidiary of global corporation on a variety of employment-related issues.
  • Lincoln Electric acquires Air Liquide Welding for €115 million (US$134 million)Jones Day advised Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. in the €115 million (US$134 million) acquisition of the Air Liquide Welding subsidiary of Air Liquide, a key player in the manufacturing of welding and cutting technologies.
  • Newell Brands sells Winter Sports businesses to Kohlberg & Company for $240 millionJones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE: NWL) in the sale of its Winter Sports businesses to private equity firm Kohlberg & Company for $240 million, subject to adjustment.
  • Global company considers post-Brexit EWC locationJones Day advised a global company on its options for where to locate its European Works Council following Brexit.
  • Euramax International sells Euramax Industries to Verdoso InvestmentsJones Day represented Euramax International, Inc. in connection with the sale of Euramax Industries SA, a manufacturer of motor vehicle parts and accessories, to Verdoso Investments SA.
  • GE sells water and process technologies business to Suez for $3.4 billionJones Day advised General Electric Co. with respect to labor and employee benefits matters related to the sale of GE's water and process technologies business to French waste and water treatment company, Suez.
  • Wabtec acquires Faiveley Transport for $1.8 billionJones Day advised Wabtec Corporation in the acquisition of Faiveley Transport S.A., a global supplier of high added value integrated systems for the railway industry, for a total of $1.8 billion in cash and stock, including assumed debt.
  • Randstad acquires Monster for $429 millionJones Day advised Randstad Holding nv (AMS: RAND), a leading human resources services provider, in the acquisition of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW).
  • International industry group obtains favorable results against asbestos related claims in French Labor CourtThe French labor court released a favorable decision in favor of an international industry group represented by Jones Day in connection with claims by almost 150 former employees for anxiety of developing an asbestos-related disease, due to their alleged past exposure to asbestos at work.
  • Newell Brands acquires Jarden Corporation for $16 billionJones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Jarden Corporation in a cash and stock transaction valued at $60 per share, or approximately $16 billion in equity value.
  • BNP Paribas acquires certain assets and liabilities from RBS relating to its structured retail investor products and equity derivatives businessJones Day advised BNP Paribas on its acquisition of certain assets and liabilities from Royal Bank of Scotland PLC relating to the structured retail investor products and equity derivatives businesses.
  • Goldman Sachs and Highgate Hotels acquires K+K Hotels GroupJones Day advised a consortium led by Goldman Sachs and Highgate Hotels, a leading hospitality investment and management company, in its acquisition, acquisition financing, and debt restructuring of the K+K Hotels group, which owns a portfolio of ten boutique hotels located in London, Paris, Barcelona, Munich, Vienna, Prague, Budapest, and Bucharest.
  • Major international company conducts investigation of alleged fraud committed by employeeOn behalf of a major international company in the construction field, Jones Day conducted an independent investigation of alleged bribery by one of its employees in the context of the tendering procedure for a public contract.
  • Seventure, Siparex, CM-CIC Capital Privé, and management sells DSO Interactive to Montefiore InvestmentJones Day advised financial shareholders Seventure Partners, Siparex, CM-CIC Capital Privé, and the management in connection with the sale of DSO Interactive S.A., a designer, developer, and marketer of software solutions for intermediation of internet platforms, to Montefiore Investment in a secondary leveraged buyout.
  • Capsule Technologie sold to QualcommJones Day advised Capsule Technologie SAS, a leading global provider of medical device integration and clinical data management solutions, in its acquisition by Qualcomm Life, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated.
  • Stallergenes merges with Greer Laboratories and forms global leader in allergy immunotherapyJones Day advised Stallergenes, a French Euronext-listed company, in a merger with its U.S. partner Greer Laboratories, to create Ares Allergy Holdings plc, a global leader in allergy immunotherapy listed on Euronext Paris with a market capitalization of approximately €958 million (US$1.07 billion).
  • Speaking Engagements

    • October 16, 2018
      Gender Equality Rendezvous - 1st Edition
    • 16 octobre 2018
      Les Rendez-vous de la parité - 1ère édition
    • May 16, 2018
      European Labor & Employment Conference 2018
    • 17 octobre 2017
      Enquêtes internes vs. Enquêtes judiciaires : les liaisons dangereuses ?
    • 18 mai 2017
      Conférence Droit du Travail en Europe - 2017
    • May 18, 2017
      European Labor & Employment Conference 2017
    • 17 novembre 2016
      Atelier AFJE "Négocier un contrat de cession d'actions pro-vendeur"
    • 27 septembre 2016
      BEERG 4rth Annual Briefing - Developments in French Labor Law
    • May 19, 2016
      European Labor & Employment Conference 2016
    • 19 mai 2016
      European Labor & Employment Conference 2016
    • September 25, 2015
      BEERG 3rd Annual Briefing on French Labor Law
    • 25 septembre 2015
      BEERG 3rd Annual Briefing on French Labour Law
    • May 21, 2015
      Jones Day’s European Labor & Employment Conference 2015: Managing Change Across Europe
    • September 19, 2014
      BEERG and Jones Day Briefing on French Labor Law
    • 19 septembre 2014
      BEERG and Jones Day briefing on French Labor Law
    • May 15, 2014
      European Labor & Employment Conference 2014: Managing Today’s Employment Relationships Across Europe
    • 26 septembre 2013
      Programmes de Compliance et Droit social - organisé avec le Cercle Montesquieu
    • 6 septembre 2013
      BEERG BRIEFING
    • April 18, 2013
      2013 Annual European Labor & Employment Conference
    • 18. April 2013
      Jährliche Tagung: Europäisches Arbeits- und Sozialrecht
    • 26 février 2013
      L’aggravation du risque pénal dans l’entreprise : comment réagir ?
    • June 21, 2012
      European Labor & Employment related compliance issues: The latest developments in Labor law impacting local or multi-national employers
    • 3 novembre 2011
      Santé et environnement : les risques émergents en matière environnementale et sociale, Atelier organisé en partenariat avec l'AFJE
    • October 13, 2011
      Pensions in and after M&A Deals: A Pan-European Panorama
    • June 30, 2011
      Managing Your Risk - Bribery, Corruption and Business Ethics
    • 27 janvier 2011
      Opérations de Spin-off - enjeux et modalités juridiques : La mise en oeuvre des opérations de spin-off, 2ème volet
    • 8 décembre 2009
      Le cadre juridique général de la procédure de fermeture de sites industriels - La réindustrialisation et la revalorisation des sites industriels : aspects droit social, droit de l'environnement et droit immobilier, 2ème Matinée du Club RSE organisée par Jones Day Paris en partenariat avec AEDD.fr
    • 10 novembre 2009
      Le cadre juridique général de la procédure de fermeture de sites industriels : aspects fusions-acquisitions, droit social et droit de l'environnement, Petit-déjeuner du Club RSE organisé par Jones Day Paris en partenariat avec AEDD.fr
    • October 7, 2008
      Pensions: Making or Breaking your European Deal
    • 24 septembre 2007
      Rémunération des cadres dirigeants / actionnariat salarié / participation : quels changements annoncés ?, Club Droit Social & RH
    • September 24, 2007
      Labor Law Club & HR – A Seminar Organized by EFE in Partnership with Jones Day
    • April 28, 2007
      Emerging Trends in European L&E Law and their Impact on Multi-National Corporations
    • 28 avril 2007
      Emerging Trends in European L&E Law and their Impact on Multi-National Corporations
    • 28 avril 2007
      L&E Aspects of Corporate Transactions
    • April 28, 2007
      L&E Aspects of Corporate Transactions
    • April 26, 2007
      European Labor and Employment Issues Facing the Financial Services Industry
    • 26 avril 2007
      European Labor and Employment Issues Facing the Financial Services Industry
    • December 4, 2006
      Une GPEC effective et préalable au PSE, Club Droit social des DRH et Juristes en droit social
    • 4 décembre 2006
      Une GPEC effective et préalable au PSE, Club Droit social des DRH et Juristes en droit social
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