François-Xavier GRIGNON-DERENNE

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Specialities

  • Corporate restructuring
  • Companies in difficulty
  • Business law litigation
  • Arbitration

Languages

  • French
  • English

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Experience

François-Xavier Grignon-Derenne, a Doctor of Law, was a lecturer and research associate at the Parisian Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) for several years during which he lectured on many occasions on contract, business and finance law as well as on businesses in financial difficulty.

François-Xavier Grignon-Derenne has been a member of the Paris Bar since 2000 and has practised at several high-ranking business law firms both as counsel and in the context of litigations and arbitrations.

Thanks to his high-level academic background and his perfect command of the legal world and its practices, François-Xavier Grignon-Derenne’s scope involves cases of corporate restructuring, litigation and arbitration where the interests at stake often exceed 10 million euros.

François-Xavier Grignon-Derenne regularly publishes articles relating to companies in financial difficulty.

Principal Publications And Contributions

  • Le fabuleux destin du centre des intérêts principaux dans les groupes de sociétés en difficulté, Mélanges Christian Larroumet, Economica, 2010, p. 211
  • Mandat ad hoc et conciliation : deux bouées de sauvetage pour éviter la faillite, published in the periodical Chef d’entreprise magazine, May 2009, p. 65
  • Méthodes d'exercices juridiques, co-author of this book alongside Sarah Bros, editor Francis Lefèbvre, 2007
  • An introduction to the French civil procedure, a conference held before the members of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Monte-Carlo, May 2007
  • À propos du cautionnement disproportionné, annotation on case law following the Paris Court of Appeal’s decision of 27/06/2000 published in the periodical Dalloz 2001, cahier droit des affaires, p. 1382
  • Contribution à l’étude des accessoires de la créance, doctoral thesis, 336 pages, under the supervision of Christian Larroumet, 1999

Education

  • Doctor of Law, UniversitéPanthéon-Assas (Paris II), 1999, very honourable distinction with commendation from the jury
  • DEA (advanced postgraduate diploma) in Corporate and Economic Law, Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), 1993, graduated cum laude, valedictorian
  • Certificat d’Aptitude à la Profession d’Avocat (Professional Lawyer’s Certification), Centre régional de formation des barreaux du ressort de la Cour d’Appel de Paris (Bar Admission Course of the Paris Court of Appeal), 1993
  • Master’s Degree in Private Law, speciality Corporate Law and Tax Law, Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), 1992, graduated cum laude