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Our lawyers act for French and foreign financial institutions, corporates, shareholders, and managing directors on a broad range of complex financial and commercial disputes, often involving multiple jurisdictions and international arbitration.

Le 16 Law also includes a team of experienced lawyers dedicated to the tech industry and innovation.

Our lawyers have worked on some of the most high profile cases of the last decade in the following areas:

Financial Disputes

  • AMF (French Financial Markets Authority) and ACPR (French Prudential Supervision and Resolution Authority) sanctions
  • financial products litigation
  • lenders’ liability
  • termination of banking facilities
  • guarantees


White Collar Crime

  • global investigations
  • letters of request for evidence in foreign proceedings
  • insider trading / market abuse
  • directors’ liability


Corporate Disputes

  • crisis management
  • shareholders’ disputes
  • expert assessments for minority shareholders
  • liabilities warranties
  • directors’ liability


Industrial risks

  • product liability
  • court-ordered expert assessments
  • contractual and tort liability
  • wrongful termination of negotiations
  • wrongful termination of established contractual relations
  • unfair competition


Restructuring and Insolvency

  • cross-border insolvencies
  • financial restructurings
  • purchase of distressed assets or businesses
  • shareholders and directors’ liability


Dawn raids

  • dawn raids (AMF (French Financial Markets Authority)), DGCCRF (French General Directorate for Fair Trading, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control), tax authorities,…)
  • international cooperation in multi-jurisdictional investigations



  • implementation of codes of conduct/ABC policies
  • international sanctions


Real Estate Disputes

  • commercial leases
  • construction
  • court-ordered expert assessments


Private International Law

  • letters of request for evidence in foreign proceedings
  • jurisdictional clauses and applicable law


Mediation and arbitration

  • mediation
  • international arbitration
  • annulment of arbitration awards
  • immunity and enforcement



  • e-regulation
  • contract mapping (BtoB, BtoC…)
  • software & IP (Cloud, SaaS…)
  • IT transactions
  • data protection (GDPR /e-Privacy / IoT)
  • electronic Communications