Aliant® France

Paris, France

Aliant France provides mid-sized to listed corporate clients in France or abroad, with legal assistance in transactional and litigation matters.

Driven by the will to favour the achievement of their objectives by our clients and to protect their interests, the Aliant France offers clear and concrete legal solutions.

Aliant® France

Paris, France

Aliant France provides mid-sized to listed corporate clients in France or abroad, with legal assistance in transactional and litigation matters.

Driven by the will to favour the achievement of their objectives by our clients and to protect their interests, the Aliant France offers clear and concrete legal solutions.

Aliant France is centrally located in Paris and led by Jefferson Larue. The practice provides corporate clients ranging from mid-sized to listed companies, which are located in France or abroad, with legal assistance in both transactional and litigation matters.

The firm is organized in three hubs: corporate and transactions (contract law, company law, intellectual property law, IT law, bankruptcy law, real estate law …), dispute resolution and litigation, employment and labor. The teams multidisciplinary approach enables our lawyers to provide our clients with a global vision of the legal issues at stake, taking into account social and economic realities.

The lawyers of this office strive to master hot topics likely to impact their Clients on a one-off or long-term basis (management of constraints arising from the GDPR , amend of contract law, the PACTE law, et seq.).

The team has also developed expertise in highly technical areas such as company takeovers in the context of insolvency proceedings, support in fund-raising or external growth projects, support in setting up franchise or distribution networks, litigation cases relating to the installation of wind turbines and relay antennas, urban planning and construction litigation cases relating to the deployment of fibre optics, litigation cases relating to the termination of established commercial relationships, optimisation of compensation and profit-sharing schemes for employees and managers, management of French authorities contrals, et seq.).

Driven by the will to favour the achievement of their objectives by our clients and to protect their interests, the Aliant France offers clear and concrete legal solutions.

France is the leading business creator in Europe. More than 691,000 businesses were created in 2018. It takes only 3.5 days to create a business in France, compared to 4.5 in the UK and 10.5 in Germany. The French “entrepreneurial intentions” rate is one of the highest in Europe. In 2018, 50% of the 18-24 years old people stated that they wanted to set up a company. France is stepping forward as a “Start-up Nation.” With capacity to host 1,000 start-ups, Station F, based in central Paris, aims to become the world’s biggest startup campus.

Business Activity

France is the world’s seventh-largest economy after the United States, China, Japan, Germany, India and the United Kingdom. According to the International Monetary Fund, France GDP was worth $2,762 billion at current prices in 2019. France is also Europe’s second-largest market with over 67 million consumers. It is home to 29 of the world’s 500 leading businesses (Fortune Global 500, 2017). The French economy goes beyond the well-known economic sectors of luxury goods and agrifood as it also has strong banking and insurance sectors as well as well-established energy and automotive industries.

Taxation

French parliament approved a gradual reduction of the corporate tax rate from 33% to 25% in 2022. For 2020, the company tax rate for companies with an annual turnover below 250€ million is 28%. For companies with a turnover above €250 million, Corporate tax rate is 28% on taxable income up to €500,000 and 31% on taxable income up to €500,000.

For 2021, the standard rate will be as follows:
– 27.5% for large companies on their entire taxable profit
– 26.5% for companies and tax-consolidated groups with a revenue below EUR 250 million

QUICK FACTS

  • Population: 66.99 million (2019)

  • Government Type: Semi-Presidential System of Government with President and Prime Minister

  • Legal System: Civil Law System

  • Economy: GDP—$2,762 billion at current prices in 2019 (IMF) Currency – Euro

    Firm Overview

    Aliant France is centrally located in Paris and led by Jefferson Larue. The practice provides corporate clients ranging from mid-sized to listed companies, which are located in France or abroad, with legal assistance in both transactional and litigation matters.

    The firm is organized in three hubs: corporate and transactions (contract law, company law, intellectual property law, IT law, bankruptcy law, real estate law …), dispute resolution and litigation, employment and labor. The teams multidisciplinary approach enables our lawyers to provide our clients with a global vision of the legal issues at stake, taking into account social and economic realities.

    The lawyers of this office strive to master hot topics likely to impact their Clients on a one-off or long-term basis (management of constraints arising from the GDPR , amend of contract law, the PACTE law, et seq.).

    The team has also developed expertise in highly technical areas such as company takeovers in the context of insolvency proceedings, support in fund-raising or external growth projects, support in setting up franchise or distribution networks, litigation cases relating to the installation of wind turbines and relay antennas, urban planning and construction litigation cases relating to the deployment of fibre optics, litigation cases relating to the termination of established commercial relationships, optimisation of compensation and profit-sharing schemes for employees and managers, management of French authorities contrals, et seq.).

    Driven by the will to favour the achievement of their objectives by our clients and to protect their interests, the Aliant France offers clear and concrete legal solutions.

    About France

    France is the leading business creator in Europe. More than 691,000 businesses were created in 2018. It takes only 3.5 days to create a business in France, compared to 4.5 in the UK and 10.5 in Germany. The French “entrepreneurial intentions” rate is one of the highest in Europe. In 2018, 50% of the 18-24 years old people stated that they wanted to set up a company. France is stepping forward as a “Start-up Nation.” With capacity to host 1,000 start-ups, Station F, based in central Paris, aims to become the world’s biggest startup campus.

    Business Activity

    France is the world’s seventh-largest economy after the United States, China, Japan, Germany, India and the United Kingdom. According to the International Monetary Fund, France GDP was worth $2,762 billion at current prices in 2019. France is also Europe’s second-largest market with over 67 million consumers. It is home to 29 of the world’s 500 leading businesses (Fortune Global 500, 2017). The French economy goes beyond the well-known economic sectors of luxury goods and agrifood as it also has strong banking and insurance sectors as well as well-established energy and automotive industries.

    Taxation

    French parliament approved a gradual reduction of the corporate tax rate from 33% to 25% in 2022. For 2020, the company tax rate for companies with an annual turnover below 250€ million is 28%. For companies with a turnover above €250 million, Corporate tax rate is 28% on taxable income up to €500,000 and 31% on taxable income up to €500,000.

    For 2021, the standard rate will be as follows:
    – 27.5% for large companies on their entire taxable profit
    – 26.5% for companies and tax-consolidated groups with a revenue below EUR 250 million

    QUICK FACTS

    • Population: 66.99 million (2019)

    • Government Type: Semi-Presidential System of Government with President and Prime Minister

    • Legal System: Civil Law System

    • Economy: GDP—$2,762 billion at current prices in 2019 (IMF) Currency – Euro

    Aliant® France Attorneys

    Fanny Hurreau

    Fanny Hurreau

    France

    Bankruptcy & Insolvency, Business Law, Commercial Agreements, Family Law, Litigation, Real Estate Law, White Collar Crime & Investigations

    Jefferson Larue

    Jefferson Larue

    France

    Administrative, Business Law, Civil Law & Civil Asset Recovery, Commercial Agreements, Energy Law, Litigation

    Juliette Sellier

    Juliette Sellier

    France

    Business Law, Commercial Agreements, Corporate Restructuring, Corporate Transactions, Joint Ventures, Mergers & Acquisitions, Personal Tax, Startups & Startup FinancingMore