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Benoît Provost


CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats
2 rue Ancelle
92522 Neuilly-sur-Seine
Languages French, English

Benoît Provost joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in 1990.
Benoît specialises in all matters relating to consolidation and restructuring for listed and unlisted companies.

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  • Post-graduate degrees in Business Law and Taxation, University of Paris I and II (1989/1990)
  • Certificates of specialisation in corporate law and taxation (1994)
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  • Plan d'attribution gratuite d'actions : une limite de 10 % du capital en revolving ?, co-author - Capital Finance (08/07/2018)
  • LBO/Capital transmission, Dossiers Pratiques collection (2° édition 2013) - Editions Francis Lefebvre, co-author
  • Guide LBO, Dossiers Pratiques collection, Editions Francis Lefebvre, 2012, co-author
  • Les difficultés pratiques d’ordre juridique et fiscal des opérations de fusions transfrontalières – Cahiers de droit de l’entreprise n° 6 (November-Décember 2011)
  • Fusions transfrontalières 2011 : attention à l’échéance du 31 décembre 2010, co-auteur –Option Finance (06/12/2010)
  • Guide de la fusion transfrontalière : premier retour d’expérience – Hors série Option Finance (25/01/2010)
  • Ingénierie Financière. Le trust à la française au secours des opérations de LBO ?, co-auteur, Revue Banque (01/07/2009)
  • Author of various papers : la Lettre de l’Immobilier/ Option Finance
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Trans­fers of cross-bor­der re­gistered of­fices
How the mar­ket de­veloped a prac­tice al­low­ing such trans­fers...


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Trans­fers of cross-bor­der re­gistered of­fices
How the mar­ket de­veloped a prac­tice al­low­ing such trans­fers...
Trans­fers of cross-bor­der re­gistered of­fices: how the mar­ket de­veloped...
The gen­es­is In 2003, the draft 14th Dir­ect­ive on cross-bor­der trans­fers of re­gistered of­fices was ini­ti­ated by the European Com­mis­sion. It was sub­sequently aban­doned in 2007, par­tic­u­larly due to the res­ist­ance from cer­tain Mem­ber States which were op­posed to.
CMS Bur­eau Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre names 23 Coun­sels
Share-based in­cent­ive plans for em­ploy­ees and cor­por­ate of­ficers (stock...
Pro­spect­ive For nearly half of a cen­tury, suc­cess­ive meas­ures and re­forms have been ad­op­ted to in­tro­duce mech­an­isms in­to French law, aim­ing at grant­ing em­ploy­ees an easi­er ac­cess to the share cap­it­al of the stock cor­por­a­tion they are em­ployed by; cor­por­ate.
Second edi­tion of the "LBO/Cap­it­al trans­mis­sion" work,...
Coface’s cross-bor­der mer­gers with its European cred­it...
Pub­lic­a­tion of “LBO” (Lever­aged buy-out)
CMS Bur­eau Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre ad­vises Finesco-Scomedica
Wealth and es­tate plan­ning
CMS BFL and DS Avocats provided ad­vice to XL Air­ways...