What we do

Franklin focuses on the main areas of national and international business law to offer a full range of legal services to its French and foreign clients.

Practices areas

Competition – Distribution

  • Anti-competitive Agreements
  • Antitrust
  • Competition Investigations
  • Concession Contract Renewals
  • Distribution Agreements
  • Industrial Strategy
  • Merger Control
  • Regulatory Proceedings & Disputes
  • State Aid

Corporate Finance – M&A

  • Corporate Governance
  • IPOs
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Privatization
  • Rights Issues
  • Tender Offers
  • Venture Capital

Employment Law

  • Codes of Conduct
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Corporate M&A Labor Advice
  • Criminal Labor Law
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employee Outsourcing
  • Employee Representative Elections
  • Employee Savings Plans
  • Employment Policies
  • Executive Severance
  • Global Mobility
  • Individual & Collective Dismissals
  • Reorganizations & Restructurings
  • Senior Executive Disputes
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Union Negotiations & Inspections
  • Whistleblowing

Environment

  • Classified facilities law
  • Waste law
  • Contaminated land law
  • Renewable energy law
  • Water law
  • Health and safety law
  • Nuclear law
  • Biodiversity law

India Practice

  • Joint Ventures
  • Setting up and acquisition of companies
  • Foreign exchange regulations
  • Labour
  • Tax
  • IT and Outsourcing
  • IP

Intellectual property

  • Copyright
  • Licensing
  • Trademarks

Litigation – Arbitration

  • Bankruptcy Proceedings
  • Commercial Disputes
  • Company Law
  • Distribution
  • Industrial Risk Litigation
  • Information Technology
  • Intellectual Property
  • Interim Relief & Debt Collection
  • Officers’ & Directors’ Liability
  • Product Liability
  • White Collar Crime
 

Outsourcing

  • Business Process Outsourcing
  • IT and Telecoms Outsourcing

Public Law – Regulatory

  • Environment
  • Privatizations
  • Public Competition Law
  • Public Contracts
  • Public Procurement
  • Regulation
  • State-Owned Land
  • Urban Planning

Private Equity

  • Fund-Raising
  • Leverage Build-Up (LBU)
  • Leverage Buy-Out (LBO)
  • Leverage Management Buy-In (LMBI)
  • Leverage Management Buy-Out (LMBO)
  • Management Buy-Out (MBO)
  • Management Packages
  • Mezzanine Debt
  • Private Investment in Public Equity (PIPE)
  • Seed Funding
  • Senior Debt

 Projects – Energy

  • Competitive Tenders
  • Contracts
  • Power
  • Solar
  • Wind

Real Estate

  • Corporate Real Estate Services
  • Private Equity Real Estate
  • Real Estate Asset Management
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Investment
  • Real Estate Litigation

 Technology – Media – Telecommunications

  • Data Privacy
  • Encryption
  • Information Technology Contracts
  • Internet & E-Commerce Agreements
  • ISP Liability
  • Telecoms
  • TMT Corporate/M&A

Wealth Management & Corporate Tax

  • Art Law
  • Business Transfers & Succession
  • Charities
  • Corporate Taxation
  • Executive Compensation
  • Executives Tax Issues
  • Family Leveraged Buyouts
  • Foreign Asset Reporting
  • Income Tax & Asset Planning
  • Inheritance
  • Inpatriation
  • Intercession with Trade Associations
  • International Tax Law
  • Life Insurance
  • Lobbying
  • Offshoring
  • Pre-Litigation Tax Reviews
  • Real Estate Tax
  • Recovery
  • Tax Audits
  • Tax Investigation
  • Tax Litigation
  • Tax Returns
  • Tax Structuring
  • Trusts
  • Vineyards, Farms & Forestry