Harlay Avocats’ cases in Biotech & Life Sciences

Member firm: Harlay Avocats
  • Legal assistance to a French company for the transfer of a pharmaceutical establishment: transfer of employees, filing of an application for the creation of a pharmaceutical entity for the exploitation of medicines with the “Agence Française de Sécurité Sanitaire des Produits Pharmaceutiques” (AFSSAPS), obtainment of an authorization in order to transfer the AMM (marketing authorization).
  • Legal counsel to a US company for legal issues relating to medical surveys in France, in particular epidemiological surveys: registration with the National Medical Association (“Conseil National de l’ordre des médecins”), remuneration of physicians, information requirements, advertising, data protection, etc.
  • Legal assistance for Reserved capital increase / Issue of equity warrants and stock-options (in start-up companies with tax privileges) / Tax planning and acquisition of interest of a French company of research and development in physical and natural sciences.
  • Legal assistance to French as well as foreign investment funds with respect to their investment in healthcare companies (term sheet, share-holders’ agreement, issue of securities, warranty agreement including due diligence of the target company) as well as with respect to contemplated exits in particular through sale transactions to French or foreign companies, whether listed or not.
  • Assistance for the implementation of a distribution network for the sale of medical devices for the benefit of an Israeli company.