Legal and financial security are an on-going requirement for corporate leaders in the business world.
We advise you at every stage of your business. Our firm can advise you on projects related to incorporation, as well as the company law aspects of your business affairs.
Our firm assists you in choosing the legal form best suited for your company.
We can provide you advice on a broad range of matters including the sale of your business or company, the sale of shares and investment interests, as well as advice on tax considerations.
Liability and Insurance Law
The course of business always involves taking out an insurance policy in accordance with the Insurance Code (Code des Assurances). This is why our firm is there to assist you in disputes related to this area.
Insurance litigation is frequently related to contractual and criminal liability claims associated with insurance contracts and physical damage insurance covering company assets and professional civil liability. Regarding personal insurance, we advise on individual and collective insurance, insurance litigation and appraisals.
The Firm provides you advisory and litigation support on all issues related to labour law, including:
Negotiating and drafting work contracts with specific clauses such as a non-competition, confidentiality and mobility clauses;
Different types of redundancies;
Various disputes such as disputes related to the non-payment of premiums, moral harassment, disciplinary sanctions, and issues related to the right to strike.
In the banking sector in particular, our Firm is involved in providing advice to banks and in litigation.
Bank/Client relationships and financial services.
Payment security, negotiating credit and warranties agreements.
Loan disputes, particularly consumer loans.
Factoring contract, banker’s liability, accounts opening and administration, professional privacy, banking information, duty to provide information and advice, liability caused by bank clerks, faulty credit issuance, wrongful credit termination.
Public Business Law
The Firm is involved in negotiating, drafting and dispute resolution related to public contracts between local authorities and public entities and more generally, public private partnership (PPP) contracts.
The Firm’s lawyers assist public entities, particularly in structuring and putting in place legal arrangements needed to fulfil their business, cultural or social purpose, or adding value to their real estate assets, or even auditing a current ongoing legal situation.
We are also involved in recovering receivables and monitoring the enforcement of bank guarantees.
We can also advise or defend you in litigation involving security interests that guarantee the course of business and related obligations: deposits, collateral, pledges, mortgages, and applying these guarantees in connection with recovering receivables.
Companies in both the public and private sectors monitor the ordinary and quick recovery of receivables in order not to jeopardize their business longevity.
This is why the Firm provides services in:
– Amicable recovery
– Compulsory recovery
– Follow-up on the enforcement of judgments
– Putting safeguards in place
The Firm handles all disputes related to concluding and executing commercial contracts. We are also involved in negotiating and drafting such contracts.
We can also provide you advice and assistance in the following areas:
– OHADA Law/International Arbitration
– Preventing white-collar crime (breach of trust, fraud, bankruptcy, money laundering, etc.)
– Competition and Distribution Law
– Advice to companies in different areas in relation to various contracts
– Civil, commercial, criminal and administrative litigation
The Firm is involved in maritime disputes related to sea transportation. The Firm is particularly involved in advising and defending the interests of shipping companies and their insurance companies with regard to maritime law. The Firm is generally involved either when the liability of the transporter is brought into question (for example, in the event of damages or late delivery, destroyed goods or stolen shipment) or in recovering unpaid invoices, either in the event of seizure or release of goods from seizure.
The Firm also defends the interests of companies and individuals who have suffered damages caused by the shipping of their goods entrusted to a designated transporter (or to a sub-contractor), the purchase, resale and maintenance of vessels and maritime incidents