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Jean-Jacques Uettwiller
Partner
Paris's office
Casablanca's office

jj.uettwiller@uggc.com
Phone: +33 1 56 69 70 00

Languages : French English

Biography
Partner and cofounder of UGGC Law Firm (1993)
Member of the Bar Council (2012-2014)
Admitted to the Paris Bar (1986)
Certificates of Specialisation: Corporate Law and Tax Law
Postgraduate Degree (DES) in Civil Law.
Laureate, Paris X-Nanterre Law School

ICC Arbitrator
Expert IFEJI (Institut Français d'Experts Juridiques Internationaux)
Financial Director, International Association of Lawyers (since 2005)
Member, Board, Conseil National des Barreaux (2006-2008)
President of the Prospective Commission of Conseil National des Barreaux (National Bars Council) (2003-2005)
Honorary President, Association des Avocats Conseils d’Entreprise (ACE), (1998-2003)
Former President, Foreign Investments Commission, UIA (1996-2002)

Blog : http://jean-jacques.uettwiller.uggc.com/

Career
Partner, Berlioz & Co (1987-1993)
General counsel, Bongrain Group (1982-1986)
General counsel, Groupe Revillon (1975-1982)
Senior executive officer, Société Nancéienne et Varin Bernier (1970-1975)

Practice Areas
Corporate law: mergers & acquisitions, capital markets
Banking and Finance: finance, structured finance, project finance
Tax law
Private Client
Litigation and arbitration: internal and international arbitration

+ Publications


July 2014
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Executive Compensation
Les Echos-Le Club des juristes
June 2013
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The various components of executive compensation
Journal des Sociétés
October 2012
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Compensation of corporate executives : a controversial issue
Journal des Sociétés
October 2012
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Editorial / Give it time
Journal des Sociétés
October 2012
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The responsibility of the lawyer writing an act
Droit & Patrimoine
May 2011
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Turnaround capital, an oxymoron
Journal des Sociétés
December 2010
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The act of attorney to act controversy
Journal des Sociétés
December 2010
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Actualité du droit des sociétés français
13ème séminaire Franco-Allemand
April 2009
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La règle des 3 tiers... « on va leur faire comprendre » !
Journal des sociétés
March 2009
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Dossier spécial - Corporate Governance : Fixation et transparence des rémunérations des dirigeants
Journal des sociétés
March 2009
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L'avocat et les groupes de sociétés ou qui est mon client?
Juriste International
March 2009
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Special report – Legal and tax aspects of LBOs: main stages of acquisition by way of LBO
Journal des Sociétés
February 2008
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Is the absorption of an SA by an SAS a transformation into an SAS?
La Gazette du Palais
March 2007
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The remuneration of corporate executives
Juriste International
February 2007
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Will trusts ever exist under French law?
La revue de l’Avocat Conseil d’Entreprises
June 2006
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Preliminary agreements in transfers of corporate rights
JurisClasseur
May 2006
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Transparency of corporate executives’ remunerations
JCP / La semaine juridique
March 2006
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Particularités des sociétés de presse en matière de fusion-acquisition
Fusions & Acquisitions
October 2005
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La Fiducie à nouveau. Enfin
Magazine Avocat & Droit
October 2005
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Préparation de votre assemblée générale ordinaire 2005 : Etes-vous prêt ?
Option Finance
April 2005
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Les conventions de garantie dans les souscriptions de droits sociaux
Bulletin Joly Sociétés
December 2004
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La modification du régime des clauses d’agrément dans les sociétés anonymes par l’ordonnance n 2004-604 du 24 juin 2005
Le Tout Lyon en Rhône-Alpes
November 2004
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La modification du régime des clauses d’agrément dans les sociétés anonymes par l’ordonnance n 2004-604 du 24 juin 2004
Journal des Sociétés
November 2004
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Les principales modifications des règles relatives aux augmentations de capital
Journal des Sociétés
September 2004
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Les acteurs de la convention de garantie dans une opération de capital investissement
Journal des Sociétés
June 2004
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L’utilisation des structures sociétaires pour transmettre le pouvoir
Journal des sociétés
November 2003
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La Suir, un nouveau véhicule pour les business angels
Option Finance
October 2003
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Impôt de solidarité sur la fortune
Les Annonces de la Seine
June 2003
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Comment organiser efficacement la liberté contractuelle statutaire de la SAS
Lamy Droit des Affaires
February 2003
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Les augmentations de capital dans la Loi sur l'épargne salariale
Les Annonces de la Seine
June 2001
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Epargne salariale
Les Annonces de la Seine
June 2001
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+ Awards


December 2014
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UGGC Law Firm is recommended in the International Reference Guide 'Legal 500' (2014/2015 edition) in Dispute resolution
Legal 500
September 2014
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UGGC Law Firm is 5th in the ranking of law firms 0-75 M€ LBO-CAPDEV VE counsellors
Private Equity
April 2014
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UGGC recognized for its high reputation in International groups taxation
Décideurs 2014
March 2014
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UGGC Law Firm is 4th in the ranking of law firms 0-75 M€ LBO-CAPDEV VE counsellors
Private Equity
March 2014
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UGGC Avocats law firm recognized as one of the best law firm in M&A
Décideurs January 2014
January 2014
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UGGC Avocats reconnu comme excellent cabinet d'avocats en fusions-acquisitions pour les opérations entre 75 et 500 M€
Décideurs
January 2014
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UGGC Law Firm is recommended in the International Reference Guide 'Legal 500' (2013/2014 edition) in Dispute resolution
Legal 500 2013/2014
July 2013
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UGGC Law Firm is recommended in the International Reference Guide 'Legal 500' (2013/2014 edition) in Tax Law
Legal 500 2013/2014
July 2013
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UGGC recognized for its High reputation in taxation of international groups
Guide Décideurs 2012-2013
April 2013
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Specialized lawyers in tax law
Guide Décideurs 2012-2013
April 2013
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UGGC Law Firm is recognized for its strong reputation in the ranking of the best law firms specialized in taxation of heritage
Guide Annuaire Décideurs, 2012-2013
March 2013
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UGGC Law Firm is recommended in the International Reference Guide 'Legal 500' (edition 2012/2013) in Litigation & Arbitration
Legal 500 2012/2013
July 2012
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UGGC Law Firm ranked in the 3 most active law firms for M&A Smid Cap in 2011
Magazine des Affaires, January-February 2012
March 2012
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UGGC Law firm ranked in the 7 most active law firms for M&A
Le Magazine des Affaires, January-February 2012
March 2012
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UGGC Law Firm is recognized for its strong reputation in the taxation of international groups
Decideurs guide 2011-2012
February 2012
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UGGC law firm is recognized for its strong reputation in inheritance tax.
Decideurs Guide 2011-2012
February 2012
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UGGC & Associés elected second best French firm 2010
International Legal Alliance Summit & award
July 2011
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UGGC & Associés ranked in the 5 most active law firms for Mergers & Acquisitions Mid-Cap in 2010
Magazine des Affaires
February 2011
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UGGC Law Firm is recommended in the Legal 500 international guide for Mergers and Acquisitions
Legal 500 2011/2012
January 2011
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UGGC Law Firm is recommended in the Legal 500 international guide for Private equity
Legal 500 2011/2012
January 2011
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UGGC & Associés is Recommended for its Disputes Resolution activities
Legal 500 Africa
December 2010
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UGGC & Associés is Recommended in Legal Market Overview
Legal 500 Africa
December 2010
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UGGC & Associés is Recommended for its Corporate and M&A activities
Legal 500 Africa
December 2010
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UGGC & Associés is classified in the first third of the law offices in Morocco in the finance and corporate domains.
IFLR1000
October 2010
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UGGC & Associés ranks 9th in the most active law firms in volume for Merger & Acquisitions in 2010.
Magazine des Affaires
August 2010
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UGGC & Associés is Recommended for its activities in Mergers and Acquisitions
Legal 500 Paris
August 2010
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UGGC & Associés elected Best French firm 2009
International Legal Alliance Summit & award
June 2010
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UGGC & Associés is Ranked among the Leading law firms on the market
Magazine Décideurs
May 2010
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UGGC & Associés ranks 9th in the most active law firms in volume for Merger & Acquisitions in 2009
Magazine des Affaires
February 2010
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UGGC & Associés is commended for its Quality Practice in International Arbitration
Décideurs magazine
January 2010
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UGGC & Associés is Recommended for its Corporate and M&A activities in Morocco
Legal 500 Africa
August 2009
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+ Deals
UGGC Law Firm legal adviser of Bongrain in the asset deal with Terra Lacta.
October 2013
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UGGC Law Firm legal adviser of Aximum in the acquisition of SES Nouvelle (100%).
February 2013
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UGGC & Associés legal counsel to Bongrain for the restructuring of Potel & Chabot's LBO
October 2010
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UGGC & Associés legal counsel of AXIMUM in the increase of its share capital
July 2010
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FinanceCom and RMA Watanya acquire 31.94% of the capital of Moroccan telephone operator Meditel from Telefonica Moviles España SA Unipersonal and PT Servicios de Telecommunicaceos SGPS SA.
March 2010
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FinanceCom and RMA Watanya acquire 31.94% of the capital of Moroccan telephone operator Meditel from Telefonica Moviles España SA Unipersonal and PT Servicios de Telecommunicaceos SGPS SA.
December 2009
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UGGC & Associés appointed as counsel for Bongrain for its disposal of an industry site to the company Duc.
June 2008
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UGGC & Associés counsels to Hersant family for the sale of Le Figaro newspaper to the company Dassault group
June 2004
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UGGC & Associés assists Groupe du Louvre with the regrouping of its hotel divisions
March 2004
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