Virgile, lawyers offering a full business law service

VIRGILE is a lawyers’ office registered at the Paris Bar, which was created by highly specialized attorneys stemming from international law firms. The foundation of VIRGILE especially aimed at offering legal services to non-French companies seeking for a combination of broad-based proficiency and focused specialization.

The firm advises and represents its foreign-based clients in almost any legal issue they may be faced with : business law, corporate law and capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, tax law, French and EU competition law, distribution, employment law, public and international law.

Our financial practice areas

-Financial regulations
The firm helps banks, investment firms and other intermediaries comply with all regulations governing their activities in France, in particular.
• registration and conversion of financial institutions (including banks, investment firms and other financial intermediaries),
• creation, registration and conversion of mutual funds (including venture capital funds),
• distribution of financial products or life-insurance products, preparation and updating of mandatory documents (services agreement, subscription form, prospectus etc.),
• formalities with French market authorities (AMF, CECEI and Bank Commission),
• legal compliance audits on internal control regulations (money laundering, codes of conducts, contracts etc.)

In order to provide the best services to our clients, we keep regular relations with the French Market Authorities (AMF, Banque de France, etc.) and various professional associations (AFG-ASFFI, AFEI, AFIC).

We also assist all financial professionals in disputes relating to the topics above.

-Banking law
We assist financial institutions and borrowers on all types of financing transactions.

We advise on a wide range of transactions, including acquisition finance, structured product offerings, real estate loans and subordinated loans.

-Litigation and arbitration
We assist financial institutions and corporate claimants in any financial disputes in which they may be involved.

Our commitments

Our high specialization, our international culture as well as our emphasis on clarifying our clients’ specific goals and situations enable us to act as strategic partners.

Our clients

Virgile is proud to have earned the confidence of well-known foreign and domestic industrial or commercial groups as well as of a wide variety of other entities, including public administrations and national states. Our advice is also sought by financial institutions (private equity funds, investment firms, investment banks, portfolio management firms etc).

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See online : www.virgileavocats.com


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