Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Paris)

Wesley Laine

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Paris)
Lawyer (Associate)

Wesley Laine is an Associate with Skadden in the firm’s Paris office, where he is part of the practice Financial Institutions Regulation and Enforcement. Mr. Laine holds an LL.M. from Harvard Law School, and a Master of Economic Law from Sciences Po. He is admitted for the New York Bar.

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Pascal Bine, Wesley Laine The French Government vetoes the acquisition of a medium-sized company specialized in the development of technologies and the production of light equipment by an American firm (Photonis / Teledyne)


On December 18, 2020, the French authorities officially vetoed the proposed acquisition of Photonis, a leading French optronic technologies firm, by the U.S. group Teledyne. While Teledyne is an important business partner to France and employs 850 people in the country, Ms. Parly stated that (...)

Wesley Laine, Pascal Bine The French Government extends COVID-19 interim rules on foreign investments and vetoes American industrial conglomerate’s acquisition of national optronic technologies firm (Teledyne / Photonis)


France Extends COVID-19 Interim Rules on Foreign Investments and Vetoes Teledyne’s Acquisition of Photonis* On December 18, 2020, French Minister for the Economy (MoE) Bruno Lemaire announced that the COVID-19 interim rules on foreign investment control (interim rules) — which were issued on (...)

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