Claire de BUSSY
Founding Partner

Tél. + 33 (0)1 55 73 26 40
Fax +33 (0)1 55 73 26 41
cdebussy@dbg-avocats.com

**Education and Experience

  • Université Paris X Nanterre : Master’s degree (Maîtrise) in Business Law (1990)
  • Université de Paris II Panthéon-Assas : Post-graduate degree (D.E.A.) in Business Law and Economic Law (1991)
  • Member of the Paris Bar (1992)
  • GIDE LOYRETTE NOUEL (1992 – 2000) : Arbitration and Mergers & Acquisitions Departments
  • DUBARRY LE DOUARIN VEIL (2001 – 2007) : Partner, Head of Litigation Department
  • DE BUSSY Law Offices (2007 – 2010)

**Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Domestic and International Arbitration
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Commercial Agreements - Distribution
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications
  • Employment Law – Advising Management
  • Insurance Law
  • Competition Law

**Recent Experience

Claire de Bussy regularly advises and represents clients in the following matters :

  • Unfair competition
  • Termination of strategic partnership agreements and distribution agreements
  • Purchase price adjustments and representations & warranties
  • Expulsion of partners, departure of corporate officers and directors
  • IT outsourcing
  • Industrial loss claims
  • Construction disputes
  • Liability insurance
  • Press law, image rights issues

Claire de Bussy also advises businesses in connection with restructurings and external growth transactions, as well as entrepreneurs in connection with LBOs, capital increases and sales.

Frédéric GIANCARLI
Founding Partner

Tél. + 33 (0)1 55 73 26 40
Fax +33 (0)1 55 73 26 41
fgiancarli@dbg-avocats.com

**Education and Experience

  • Université de Paris II Panthéon-Assas : Master’s degree (Maîtrise) in Business Law and Taxation and Post-graduate degree (D.E.A.) in International Law (1995)
  • Member of the Paris Bar (1997)
  • GIDE LOYRETTE NOUEL (1997 – 2000) : Arbitration and Mergers & Acquisitions Departments
  • SHEARMAN & STERLING LLP (2001 – 2009) : European Counsel, Mergers & Acquisitions Department

**Practice Areas

  • Mergers & Acquisitions – Joint Ventures
  • Corporate Law
  • Private Equity
  • Stock Exchange Law – Tender Offers
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications
  • Bankruptcy

**Recent Experience

Frédéric Giancarli specializes in mergers & acquisitions. In recent years, he has handled domestic and cross-border acquisitions, mergers and private equity transactions, as well as tender offers and reorganizations, in the following fields :

  • Financial services (brokerage, asset management)
  • Telecoms, Internet
  • IT services
  • Insurance
  • Automobile industry
  • Agri-food industry
  • Renewable energies

Frédéric Giancarli also advises clients on all corporate law issues (capital increases and decreases, issuing securities, mergers, demergers and spinoffs, liability of corporate officers and directors) and in connection with bankruptcy proceedings (protective proceedings, court-ordered reorganization and liquidation).

Frédéric Giancarli has significant experience in Telecom and Information Technology matters.