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The Firm

Walter Billet Avocats is dedicated to assisting companies and investment funds in the fields of corporate law (M&A, Private Equity), innovative technologies (in particular IT and Internet), intellectual property and employment law.

Walter Billet Avocats is based on a global understanding of the innovation ecosystem and is positioned as a gateway to companies that have developed their corporate venture department, start-ups, investment funds and investment banks.

On complex or large-scale deals (e.g. mid-cap investments, IPOs, transnational issues), the firm is complemented with expertise in criminal law, real estate law and tax law.

The team

Areas of expertise

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Mergers / Acquisitions

  • Structuring acquisitions, sales and mergers;
  • Organisation of data-rooms and carrying out legal audits;
  • Drawing up and negotiating pre-contract documents (for example non-disclosure agreements, letters of intent, offers, MoU);
  • Drafting and negotiating contractual documents (e.g., SPA, representations and warranties, shareholder agreements, funding agreements).

Private equity

Assistance in minority or majority equity operations:

  • Letters of intent / Term-sheet;
  • Investment protocols / purchase agreements / Net worth guarantees;
  • Shareholder agreements;
  • Setting up management packages;
  • Company documentation in case of complex transactions.

Technologies (IT)

  • Drafting and negotiating contracts (e.g., Licences / maintenance/ Development / SaaS / Integration / Outsourcing / Public procurement and new technology;
  • Software and databases piracy;
  • Litigation: counterfeiting / IT projects;
  • Cybersecurity;
  • Unfair competition.

Intellectual Property

  • Trademark applications and portfolio management;
  • Counterfeiting and unfaire competion: Software and fashion articles;
  • Arts & entertainment (e.g., executive production, artists);
  • Transfer and licensing of rights (copyright, trademarks).

Data Protection / Privacy

  • Processing sensitive data (e.g., medical or banking);
  • Binding Corporate Rules («BCR»);
  • Transfer of personal data on an international scale;
  • AdTech & Digital Marketing (e.g., positioning, cookies, fingerprinting).

Labour law and criminal employment law

  • Collective relationships (e.g., election of staff representatives, collective agreements and internal regulations);
  • Individual relationships (e.g., employment contracts, disciplinary procedures, terminating employment contracts);
  • Restructuration, opening collective procedures;
  • Implementing professional warning systems (Whistleblowing);
  • Live performances (advising producers, directors and performers);
  • Individual and collective litigation;
  • Social Audits.

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Partners

numa

Launched in 2011, Numa Paris acceleration program receives 1000 applications per year and counts 150+ startup alumni. This program is designed to turn each participating startup into an execution engine.

As a preferred partner, Walter Billet Avocats assists participating start-ups in all their legal matters through a dedicated and streamlined program.

station-f

The Founders Program offers early-stage startups from anywhere in the world a full-time residency, a unique selection of workshops, experts and exclusive offers, all that at the core of STATION F campus.

As a partner of the Founders Program, Walter Billet Avocats dedicates time, energy and expertise, to make high-quality products and services accessible to young companies.

predictice

Walter Billet Avocats enjoys close relationships with Predictice, a research and analysis platform related to legal information, using artificial intelligence.

In the course of our digitalization process, this relationship with one of the pioneering legal-tech in the field of AI allows us to advise and defend our clients more efficiently, in particular by streamlining our strategic approach.

Clients

one-ragtime
blockchain
bap
etudes
fabrique
havaianas
carrefour
alliance-automotive-group
yellow-korner
latour
virtuo
mind

Contact

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27 rue La Boétie – 75008 Paris
Tel : 01 85 09 00 00
Fax : 01 85 09 00 01
Mail : avocats@walterbillet.com