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Christophe Lefaillet


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

Christophe Lefaillet joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in 1989 and became a partner in 2005. He specialises in all matters relating to consolidation and restructuring operations for listed and unlisted companies.

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Key partner: également impliqué dans les dossiers : Christophe Lefaillet

Legal 500 Paris 2016

Relevant experience

  • Member of the Supervisory Board (2015-2018)
  • Former member of the Supervisory Board (2010-2013)
  • Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of Cergy Pontoise
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  • Post-graduate degree (DESS) in Business Law, University of Montpellier (1987) 
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  • Member of ACE (French Association of Corporate Legal Advisors)
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  • Actualité des fusions : bilan de l’année 2015 (February 2016)
  • Associés, dirigeants et salariés la délicate équation de l’obligation de non-concurrence - Capital Finance (November 2015)
  • Chroniques juridiques ou fiscales parues dans la revue Option Finance (dernières parutions : july 2015, june 2015, february 2015…)
  • Le Say on pay, vecteur de transparence et de concurrence (co-auteur Magazine des Affaires/SBF, 20/03/2014)
  • Immobilier de l’Entreprise, contribution à la partie fiscale (droits d’enregistrement) – Economica, Collection L’immobilier en perspectives (November 2013)
  • LBO/Capital transmission, co-auteur - Dossiers Pratiques - Editions Francis Lefebvre (2° édition 2013)
  • LBO Juridique Fiscal Social, co-auteur - Collection Dossiers Pratiques - Editions Francis Lefebvre (2012)
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