Across Borders

At the heart of globalisation

Altana Stratégie Internationale

Altana intensifies its international development year after year, taking on cases under multiple jurisdictions with complex and cross-border issues at stake.

Our independence allows us to select the partner firms best suited to meet the unique expectations of each client and the complexities of each case from across the globe.

While we act regularly on behalf of clients in Europe, North America and North Africa, Altana is  particularly focused on Asia where we assist an established clientele in Japan, South Korea and China.

Distinctions & awards

  • BEST LAWYERS 2019

    • Altana – Best Law Firm (Construction Law)
    • Julien Balensi
    • Louis des Cars
    • Guillaume Forbin
    • Philippe Goossens
    • Marie Hindré
    • Michel Jockey
    • Valérie Lafarge-Sarkozy
    • Christophe Lapp (Lawyer of the Year, Construction)
    • Cédric Meiller
    • François Muller
    • Mathieu Rambaud
    • Frank Valentin

  • WHO’S WHO LEGAL 2017

    • Philippe Goossens (Business Crime Defence)

    • Frank Valentin (Data)

  • Chambers Europe 2018

    • Real Estate : Construction

    Christophe Lapp of Altana is praised as “one of the best in his subject.” He focuses on construction law, including complex disputes. One source states: “He has great intelligence and a real international reach.””

  • Chambers Europe 2018

    • White-Collar Crime

    “Interviewees confirm that Philippe Goossens is “renowned for his work on criminal matters,” within which he is notably active on fraud cases. His areas of expertise extend to financial and employment issues.”

  • Chambers Europe 2018

    • Restructuring / Insolvency

    “Michel Jockey is described by interviewees as a “very experienced lawyer in insolvency-related matters,” and is also praised for his “pragmatism, availability and independence.” He advises clients from a broad range of industries on domestic and cross-border debt restructurings and distressed M&A matters.”

    “Pierre-Gilles Wogue frequently assists companies and their shareholders with distressed M&A and financial restructuring matters. One source states: “I am always impressed by his dedication on each engagement, his attention to detail and his negotiation skills.””

  • Décideurs 2017 [Leaders League]

    Contentieux commercial

    • Incontournable

  • Décideurs 2017  [Leaders League]

    Droit de la distribution & Pratiques restrictives

    • Incontournable

  • Décideurs 2017 [Leaders League]

    Construction et Contentieux de la construction

    • Incontournable

Across borders

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Deals

Altana serves its French clients abroad as well as its foreign clients in France

Europe
  • Germany
  • Belgium
  • Denmark
  • Spain
  • Finland
  • France
  • Italy
  • Luxembourg
  • Netherlands
  • Romania
  • United-Kingdom
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
Asia
  • China
  • South Korea
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Hong Kong
  • Israel
  • Japan
  • Lebanon
  • Macao
  • Russia
America
  • Argentina
  • Canada
  • United-States
Africa
  • South Africa
  • Algeria
  • Guinea
  • Morocco
  • Sierra Leone
  • Tunisia
  • International arbitration

    Abu Dhabi: a Lebanese company in an arbitration ag...

  • Business litigation

    The United States: several subsidiaries of America...

  • Mergers-acquisitions

    Denmark: a French company listed on Euronext in th...

  • Mergers-acquisitions

    ALTANA ADVISES THE AMERICAN GROUP BANDSINTOWN IN T...

  • International arbitration

    20/11/2015

    Abu Dhabi: a Lebanese company in an arbitration against an English company concerning the construction of a pipeline in Abu Dhabi.

  • Business litigation

    20/11/2015

    The United States: several subsidiaries of American banks and companies in the context of litigation relating to “CEO scams”.

  • Mergers-acquisitions

    20/11/2015

    Denmark: a French company listed on Euronext in the context of a cross-border merger with a Danish company listed on Nasdaq OMX, the first merger between two listed companies under the aegis of the 2005 directive on cross-border mergers.

  • Mergers-acquisitions

    23/11/2015

    ALTANA ADVISES THE AMERICAN GROUP BANDSINTOWN IN THE SALE OF THE CELLFISH GROUP •Seller : Bandsintown Media LLC •Legal Counsel : Altana (Jean-Nicolas Soret / Fabien Pouchot) •Financial Consel : Wagram Corporate Finance (Daniel Giroux / Christophe Tymen) •Purchaser : Aspin Management / Perfectis / HLD Europe •Legal Counsel : Gide (Anne Tolila / Paul Jourdan-Nayrac) •Financial Consel : Exelmans •Bank : Bank of America •Legal Counsel : Jeantet (Jean-François Adelle / François Poirier) •Managers •Legal Counsel : Balthazar Associés (Véronique Lacarelle) •Financial Consel : Scotto & Associés (Jérémie Jausserand)

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