Financial law

Capital Market

UGGC Avocats has developed a recognised expertise in financial law regulatory and has a great experience in market operations to serve the needs of its clients.

In relation with the French Financial Markets Authority, UGGC Avocats advises its clients on their initial public offerings on the regulated markets (Euronext Growth and Euronext Access) and on all subsequent transactions involving their securities (crossing of thresholds, delisting, etc.). UGGC Avocats also acts during the life of listed companies (exemptions from mandatory public offerings, permanent financial information in the context of specific transactions …).

UGGC Avocats also advises on the issuance of securities, the issuance and placement of financial securities, and the reporting of transactions in the company’s securities. UGGC Avocats has also developed an expertise in the field of equity investments in listed companies, LBOs on listed companies in the context of an investment or reinvestment.

UGGC Avocats advises its clients on all corporate governance issues in listed companies, including the drafting and negotiation of shareholders’ agreements and concerted actions and the implementation of a share buyback program.

UGGC Avocats also advises clients on litigation matters, including insider trading, price manipulation, and dissemination of false and misleading information. UGGC Avocats also assists companies and individuals in litigation proceedings before the Enforcement Committee of the French Financial Markets Authority (AMF) and in proceedings before the courts in connection with stock market or financial litigation. The firm also acts in shareholder disputes, in litigation initiated by minority shareholders against issuers.

The firm also advises and litigates on the legal and technical issues raised by blockchain and cryptocurrency. The practice covers all means of legal protection of this technology considered revolutionary, through the financial law regulation, but also to assess the legal and contractual limits framing this new technology and its applications.

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