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Litigation

The firm assists and represents its clients before all national and arbitral courts, at all stages of proceedings (lower and appeals courts), including in the pre-trial phase.

BG2V’s litigation team has approximately 10 lawyers.

The firm’s lawyers assist French and international companies of all sizes, as well as their top executives, in all fields of business litigation:

  • Company law (contentious governance, shareholders’ litigation, abuse of a majority/minority, executives’ liability, etc.)
  • Acquisition litigation (liabilities warranty, price complements, termination of negotiations, cancellation of sales due to lack of consent, etc.)
  • Contracts law (contractual breaches, termination of established commercial relationships, contractual liability, etc.)
  • Intellectual property (infringement, proceedings to confiscate works infringing copyright, opposition to trademark registration, IT forensics, etc.)
  • Distribution and competition (sudden termination of established commercial relationships and other practices restricting competition, anti-competitive practices, unfair competition, free-riding, DGCCRF prosecution, etc.)
  • Experts’ investigations (financial, industrial, telecom, IT, etc.)
  • Protective measures and court-ordered enforcement.

BG2V also assists its clients with defining their defense strategies, and, when appropriate, assists them with the practical aspects of alternative means of dispute resolution and with negotiating and implementing settlement agreements.

"BG2V has a team that is “always available and responsive”. The firm handles many disputes involving termination of established commercial relationships, notably on behalf of telecommunications companies. It also manages shareholder disputes and post-mergers and acquisitions litigation. Xavier Carbasse, Julien Vernet and Camille de Verdelhan are recommended."
Legal 500 Paris, 2018 Ed.
"BG2V represents several French and international groups. "
Guide Legal 500, Edition 2016

Latest News

BG2V, lawyers for Groupe M6 for acquisition of Ctzar, exemplar agency in influence marketing

September 2018. BG2V (Hervé de Kervasdoué, partner, and Arthur Anton, associate) assisted Groupe M6 in the acquisition of a majority stake in the capital of CTZAR, the exemplar agency in influence marketing, and of its international network SOCIADDICT, composed of more than 15,000 influencers.

BG2V lawyers for Groupe M6 for acquisition of Ctzar

BG2V, lawyers for Pléiade Investissement and Divalto for their 4th LBO

September 2018. BG2V advised Pléiade Investissement, a holding company of entrepreneurs, and Divalto, a publisher of management software suites for very small businesses, small and mid-sized businesses/intermediate-sized businesses, for their 4th LBO since having become partners in 2006, which also allows managers and key employees to take a capital stake.

BG2V, lawyers for Pléiade Investissement and Divalto for their 4th LBO

BG2V, lawyers for M6 Group in acquisition of FC Girondins de Bordeaux

July 2018. The parties to this sales project have announced that they were entering into exclusive negotiations. BG2V (Hervé de Kervasdoué, Guillaume de Saint Sernin, partners, and Jérôme Albertin, counsel) is assisting M6 in its sale to the American private equity fund General American Capital Partners (GACP) of 100% of FC Girondins de Bordeaux.

BG2V lawyers for M6 Group in acquisition of FC Girondins de Bordeaux

BG2V, Newfund’s lawyer for the acquisition of a majority of Monbento’s capital

July 2018. BG2V advised Newfund, a French investment fund, for Establissements Peugeot Frères’s acquisition of a majority of the capital of Monbento, a French brand specialized in the design and distribution of meal boxes, insulated containers and canteens.

BG2V, Newfund's lawyer for the acquisition of a majority of Monbento's capital

BG2V has been recommended by the Legal 500 Paris

July 2018. BG2V has been recommended by the Legal 500 Paris in its latest edition (July 2018) in in the following 6 practice areas: Dispute resolution - Commercial litigation; Dispute resolution - White-collar crime; Employment; Mergers & acquisitions; Real estate; Tax.  In addition, Karim Beylouni  has been recognised  as a “Next generation lawyer” in white-collar crime. To know more: http://www.preview.legal500.fr/firms/16874-bg2v/21898-paris-france


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