Brandford Griffith & Associés is an independent French law firm, set up in 2001, of about twenty lawyers and four partners.
The partners of the Firm have been involved in most public tender offers and stock exchange litigation matters since the stock market reform of 1989 and the Firm is one of the major players in stock exchange battles, mergers of listed companies and stock exchange litigation.
Brandford Griffith & Associés is regularly involved in matters requiring an international approach and maintains close relations with law firms in Europe, the United States of America and Asia, in order to satisfy its clients’ requirements in cross-border transactions.
The Firm has extended the scope of its activities and has acquired a certain expertise in the fields of corporate law, litigation and arbitration and tax law.
LITIGATION AND ARBITRATION
The Firm’s litigation team assists and represents its clients before the judicial and administrative courts, the constitutional court and the independent authorities (stock market authorities, banking and anti-trust authorities) and before the arbitral tribunals.
The litigation practice of the Firm is particularly well reputed in stock exchange law (the Firm’s partners have been involved in most of the significant recent proceedings) as well as in company law, in matters where the Firm regularly defends the interests of listed and unlisted companies and of senior executives. The Firm’s expertise also extends to business criminal law, bankruptcy, anti-trust litigation and arbitration.
More particularly, the Firm has represented the following parties:
- a former executive of EADS in the context of sanction proceedings before the Autorité des marchés financiers
- a former executive of Vivendi with respect to sanction proceedings before the Autorité des marchés financiers
- Se.Loger.com in a litigation matter before the Paris Court of Appeal and commercial courts
- IMS in a litigation matter before the Paris Court of Appeal and commercial courts
- a former executive of Moulinex in commercial and criminal matters following bankruptcy proceedings
- a family trust which had invested in a Madoff scheme
- financial institutions and listed companies in relation to sanction proceedings before the Autorité des marchés financiers