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Founded in 2009, ADVANT Altana is an independent law firm with 25 partners and 85 lawyers, and is one of the leading business law firms in France. It offers top-level expertise on both advisory and litigation matters to its clients.

ADVANT Altana is highly regarded for its:

. Technical and strategic expertise in advice and litigation with deep understanding of clients’ constraints, activities and cultures.
. Global view of markets, institutions and administrations, providing with new perspectives and insights.
. True collaborative approach to working alongside clients and partners, through specialised and transversal teams.
. Particular know-how on complex issues in highly regulated sectors such as health and life sciences, insurance and banking, construction, TMT and renewable energy
. Strong emphasis on adding value to clients’ activities and projects.

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ADVANT Altana is a member of ADVANT – a European law firm association which is uniquely positioned to give clients the advantage as they navigate the complex and nuanced legal and commercial landscape of Europe. ADVANT member firms are leading legal and tax advisors in their respective jurisdictions. ADVANT is one of the largest European legal advisors. Our combined team is comprised of more than 600 professionals, including more than 145 equity partners in 15 locations across Europe and around the world. The association was established in 2021 by three founding member firms – Altana in France, Beiten Burkhardt in Germany, and Nctm in Italy.

ADVANT Altana is an active member of numerous influential legal and industry associations around the world, including the International Bar Association (IBA), l’Union International des Avocats (UIA), International Trademark Association (INTA), the American Bar Association (ABA) and INSOL International. In addition, the firm is a founding member of LCLIA, an international alliance dedicated to the construction sector.


  • Discussion Group

    Design Build in Public
    Infrastructure: What leads to Success or Failure & Where is Design Build the right fit?

    Thursday, January 13, 2022
    Los Angeles: 8:00 am – 9:30 am
    New York: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
    Paris, Berlin, Vienna: 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

    Last Spring the LCL discussion topic covered Evolving Project Delivery Globally and was conducted as more of a presentation.
    This program will be a moderated discussion among those invited – select key leaders in the construction industry globally.

  • Webinar

    «Loi climat et résilience : impacts en matière immobilière»

    Wednesday, November 24 2021 - 11:00 am – 13:00 pm

    L’encadrement de l’artificialisation des sols
    L’optimisation de la densification
    La prise en compte du risque de recul du trait de côte
    Extension du Dispositif Eco Energie Tertiaire, issu du décret dit « tertiaire » du 23 juillet 2019 aux immeubles existants
    Les nouveaux enjeux pour la performance énergétique de l’immeuble

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  • Webinar

    Raison d'être, devoir de vigilance, anticorruption, cybersécurité : quelles nouvelles sources de responsabilité pour les dirigeants ?

    Mercredi 9 juin 2021 de 8h30 à 10h00

    Valérie Lafarge-Sarkozy, Associée et Benjamin Dors, Counsel ont le plaisir de vous convier à leur prochain webinar sur le thème :
    "Raison d'être, devoir de vigilance, anticorruption, cybersécurité : quelles nouvelles sources de responsabilité pour les dirigeants ?"

    Speakers : Valérie Lafarge-Sarkozy, Associée et Benjamin Dors, Counsel

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  • Webinar

    The impact of the evolving FDI regimes in the EU on investment strategies for international investors

    Thursday, 18 March 2021 - 2pm CET / 9am EDT

    Virtual Roundtable Discussion

    We cordially invite you to join the law firms ALTANA, BEITEN BURKHARDT and Nctm for a virtual roundtable discussion on the impact of the evolving FDI regimes in the EU on investment strategies for international investors.
    Our speakers will discuss the main governing principles of FDI control in the EU, including the affected sectors and the expected impact on crossborder transactions and investments.

    Speakers : Gilles Gaillard (ALTANA | Paris), Dr Rainer Bierwagen (BEITEN BURKHARDT | Brussels), Dr Christian von Wistinghausen (BEITEN BURKHARDT | Berlin), Francesco Mazzocchi (Nctm | Milan)

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  • Webinar

    Amélie Pinçon, associée, droit immobilier, animera un webinar dédié à :

    Actualité des baux commerciaux

    Mardi 9 février 2021 de 9h00 à 10h30

    Actualités législatives et réglementaires

    • La saga du Covid-19
    • Le bail commercial à l’épreuve du décret tertiaire du 23 juillet 2019 et son arrêté d’application du 10 avril 2020
    • Les nouveautés pour le DPE
    • La loi d’orientation des mobilités du 24 décembre 2019 et les mises en conformité à venir

    Actualités jurisprudentielles

    • Les jurisprudences les plus impactantes de l’année 2020

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  • Webinar

    An international discussion on contractors’ assumption of design liability

    Wednesday, February 17, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

    Leading Construction Law practitioners discuss the range of ways that contractors assume or are exposed to design liability, and how that risk differs internationally.

    • What is Meant by “Design”
    • General Legal Principals of Design Risk Allocation Among Jurisdictions
    • History and Evolution of Design Responsibility
    • Common Contractual Practices
    • The Role of “Duty to Warn” and “Notice”
    • Emerging Delivery Methods and Delegated Design
    • The Role of Technology

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  • Webinar

    What involvement does the Board of Directors have in external growth operations?

    Wednesday, January 27, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

    This webinar will be moderated by Jean-Nicolas Soret, Altana's corporate M&A associate lawyer and an associate member of the IFA, a partner of the ETI club, with the testimony of Olivier Ferrand, Secretary General of the Monnoyeur group.

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We have been dealing with the effects of COVID-19 for several months now. As a global health crisis, this unprecedented situation has forced us to rethink the way we interact. We have adapted to new standards, to restrictions on movement. We are coping with this situation in order to maintain our activities as normally as possible while preserving everyone's health.

As always, we are committed to working with you to answer all your questions and requests. Do not hesitate to contact your usual contacts by e-mail or phone.

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