Pierre Wolman

Associate, Paris

Pierre Wolman

Associate, Paris

Pierre Wolman’s practice encompasses advice and litigation on corporate and M&A transactions both for publicly listed and private companies as well as on a wide range of regulatory and compliance issues.

Prior to joining the firm, he was an associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton’s Paris office. He also completed legal internships at Bredin Prat and Hogan Lovells.

Pierre holds a Masters II Degree in business law and taxation from the University Paris II Panthéon – Assas and a Master in Financial Regulation and Risk Management from Sciences Po Paris. He also holds a Bachelor of Civil Law from University College Dublin, Ireland. He is fluent in French and English.

Pierre Wolman’s practice encompasses advice and litigation on corporate and M&A transactions both for publicly listed and private companies as well as on a…

Education

Sciences Po Paris (Master in Financial Regulation and Risk Management, 2016); University Paris II Panthéon - Assas (Master II, business law and taxation, 2015); University Paris II Panthéon - Assas (Master I, business law, 2014)

Bar Admissions

Paris

In this article for Finascope, Muriel Goldberg-Darmon, Guillaume Guérin, and Pierre Wolman discuss how the implementation of the European CSRD (Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive) in France will significantly strengthen companies’ sustainability reporting obligations and increase their litigation risks. In particular, they address the disputes that could arise from the French Financial Market Authority (AMF) or from investors.

In this article for Finascope, Muriel Goldberg-Darmon, Guillaume Guérin and Pierre Wolman discuss the new guidelines regarding the conduct of an internal anti-corruption investigation, published in March 2023 by the French Anti-Corruption Agency and the French Financial Prosecutor's Office. Muriel Goldberg-Darmon, Guillaume Guérin and Pierre Wolman also analyze the importance of the internal anti-corruption investigation in the context of the negotiation of a judicial public interest agreement (the equivalent of the Deferred Prosecution Agreement in the United States).

In this article for Finascope, Muriel Goldberg-Darmon, Guillaume Guérin and Pierre Wolman discuss the reinforcement by the French Financial markets authority of its policy with respect to dilutive financing transactions. In particular, they describe the new disclosure requirements for listed companies, namely the obligation to publish a press release and a warning in the event of a dilutive financing transaction concluded with an intermediary.
In this article for Finascope, Muriel Goldberg-Darmon, Louise Le Guilchet, and Pierre Wolman address the complexity of the new European regulations, Taxonomie and CSRD (Corporate Sustainable Reporting Directive), that strengthen the requirements for companies in terms of extra-financial reporting. They also analyze the risks litigation companies now face as a result of the new regulations.

In this article for Finascope, Muriel Goldberg-Darmon, Guillaume Guérin, and Pierre Wolman discuss how the new Control Guidelines published by the French Anticorruption Authority (AFA) clarify the sequence of the control procedure and integrate the current practices of the AFA in terms of control.

In this bylined article for Finascope, Muriel Goldberg-Darmon, Guillaume Guérin, and Pierre Wolman discuss the main contributions of the guide published on 16 March 2022 by the Strategic Information and Economic Security Service (SISSE), the French Business Federation (MEDEF), and the French Association of Private Companies (AFEP). This guide offers companies a methodology for classifying their “sensitive” data following the reform of the French blocking statute.

In this article for Finascope, Muriel Goldberg-Darmon, Guillaume Guérin and Pierre Wolman discuss France’s new whistleblower protection framework, which follows the adoption of the European whistleblowing Directive of 2019. In particular, they analyze the changes made to the “Sapin 2” law adopted in France in 2016.

In this article for Actes Pratiques et Ingénierie Sociétaire, Muriel Goldberg-DarmonGuillaume Guérin, and Pierre Wolman summarize and explain the different steps of a SPAC from a French-law perspective. They also address the issue of public information that must be provided to the public. (Subscription required.)

In this article for Finascope, Muriel Goldberg-Darmon, Guillaume Guérin, and Pierre Wolman discuss the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF's) modification of the Investigations Guidelines (Charte de l’enquête et du contrôle) regarding the right to remain silent. They also examine its articulation with a potential obstruction and/or cooperation with the AMF during an investigation.

 
In this C&G client alert, lawyers from our New York, London, and Paris offices discuss the evolution of SPAC investment in the U.S., UK, and French financial markets and provide an in-depth analysis of the position taken by the regulatory authority in each of these prominent financial hubs to help potential sponsors, investors, and target companies determine the right market for their needs.

In this C&G client alert, Muriel Goldberg-Darmon, Guillaume Guérin, and Pierre Wolman discuss the implications of two recent French rules that are meant to strengthen France’s control over foreign investment.