Provided by Jacques Sivignon
Mr. Sivignon's principal activity is acting for multinational clients in complex commercial litigation, product liability, industrial risk and post-acquisition matters with a particular focus on pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. Mr. Sivignon also represents funds, investment advisers and related entities in investors’ litigation, securities and other financial disputes. His practice includes advising clients on compliance issues and working on a number of investigations dealing with corruption, fraud and violations of securities regulation.
Mr. Sivignon also acts as counsel for various state entities and multinational clients in ICC arbitrations concerning general corporate, license, construction and energy-related disputes. His practice includes the setting aside or enforcement of international arbitration awards, including attachment and tracing of assets.
Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Sivignon was a member of the International Litigation/Arbitration Department in the Paris office of another international law firm. He has also worked in the firm's Brussels and Sydney offices.
Jacques Sivignon is recognised for his experience in handling litigation in the life sciences sector. He additionally offers expertise in product liability, breach of contract cases and shareholder disputes. Interviewees laud his pragmatism as well as "great expertise, very good understanding of the business and ability to work with international companies."