Thanks to continued experiences in foreign laws and working in several languages, the Law Firm partners and associates can assist foreigners who invest in France or who have business there, as well as expatriates faced with international private law in the management of their assets, or long-term expatriates wishing to reorganize their assets upon their return to France.
- Acquisition of real-estate in France by foreigners or non-residents: Notaries have a specific know-how related to financing, capital gains and the ownership structure adapted to the country of residence of the purchaser. They anticipate the resale of the property or its transfer at both legal and tax levels.
- Assistance with its correspondents in the management of property acquired in France by non-residents.
- Inheritance: the Law Firm, specializing in international private law, handles the European regulation on cross-border succession of estates of deceased persons, applicable laws and tax treaties. The Law Firm is part of a wide network of correspondents throughout the world to solve international problems.
- Divorce and Allocation of assets: the situation of a couple’s property in different countries or the residence of the spouses also involves the possibility of bringing special rules into play. It is necessary to ascertain the jurisdiction of the competent court, the applicable law to the liquidation of the matrimonial regime, the allocation of property, the applicable law to validity of deeds abroad. Again, the network of correspondents with the Law Firm is valuable.
- Estate planning: Knowledge of foreign holding rules and control of estate rules and taxation make it possible to structure an international estate. The Law Firm will check the enforcement in France of foreign instruments, such as the trust, and will be able to elaborate solutions adapted to the goal pursued by the non-resident with interests in France. They will help guide the thinking of non-resident or foreign couples about the structuring of their assets, such as the selection of the applicable law to their matrimonial regime or the adaptation of their matrimonial regime.
- The partners are specialized in this field and have experience working with foreign lawyers / consultants