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CMS BFL, adviser to UNIBAIL-RODAMCO and CCIP [Trade & Industry Chamber of Paris]

29/01/2008

CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre and Clifford Chance, White & Case advise UNIBAIL-RODAMCO and CCIP for merging their activities as owner and manager of congress-and-exhibition planning websites with the ones of the Trade & Industry Chamber of Paris (CCIP) whose achievement occurred on 28 January 2008.


The merger of the two entities has been authorized on 6 December 2007 by the Ministry of Finance & Treasury & Employment on account of the monitoring of concentrations.

White & Case has advised UNIBAIL-RODAMCO in the matter of competition law. Jean-Patrice de La Laurencie, partner, Séverine Sanglé-Ferrière and Jeremy de Douhet, lawyers have teamed up.

Clifford Chance has advised UNIBAIL-RODAMCO on corporate and real estate aspects. The team comprised Marcus Billam, partner, Frédéric Jungels and Alexandre Poupard in the matter of corporate, and Aubry d'Argenlieu, counsel, in real estate.

CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre was adviser to UNIBAIL-RODAMCO in tax law with a team headed by Jean-Yves Charriau, partner and David Sorel.

Clifford Chance also counselled CCIP [Trade & Industry Chamber of Paris] on competition law issues of this deal, with the team made up of Claude Lazarus, partner, Stanislas Martin, of counsel, and Julie Catala Marty.

Gide Loyrette Nouel has advised CCIP [Trade & Industry Chamber of Paris] on corporate, real estate and tax aspects of the deal.

For further information, please contact:
CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre
Florence Jouffroy / Tel: +33 1 47 38 40 32
Laetitia Mostowski / Tel: +33 1 47 38 40 74