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Michael LOY

Affiliate Professor

Tax & Law

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Biography

Michael Loy has been within HEC Paris an Affiliate Professor since 2008, the Executive Director of the LLM in Law & International Management (2013), the Double Degree Master in Management & Business Law HEC Paris / Ecole de Droit de la Sorbonne (Université Paris 1) (2020) and the Tax & Legal Strategy Major at the “Grande Ecole” program (2020) and the Pedagogical Director of the Master 1 course of “Droit des Sociétés” at the “Grande Ecole” program (2016). In 2015, he received the “BNP Paribas Pierre Vernimmen Teaching Award” (HEC Paris Affiliate Professors category).

He was admitted to the Paris Bar (Avocat à la Cour) in 1993 and after having worked for various law firms and, inter alia, at the Corporate Law/Mergers & Acquisitions department of the Paris and London offices of Allen & Overy from 2000 until 2011, he set up his own practice in 2012. In 2016 he joined the AXA Group as the Legal Head Corporate of AXA Partners and he became in 2018 the Company Secretary of AXA Partners SAS.

His areas of teaching and work cover the incorporation of companies, carrying-out their legal corporate obligations including addressing their corporate governance issues, drafting shareholders’ agreements, setting-up joint-ventures (JV) and handling Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) transactions.

Scientific articles

Le régime des conventions réglementées et ses dernières évolutions

Actes pratiques & ingénierie sociétaires, September-October 2011, pp 27-31.,

L'augmentation de capital sans droit préférentiel de souscription par placement privé (ordonnance n° 2009-80 du 22 janvier 2009)

La Semaine Juridique - JCP, Edition Générale, July 2009, n° 931, pp 34-37.,

Les nouvelles règles de fusion au sein de l'Union européenne : à manier avec précaution !

Fusions et Acquisitions, May 11 2009, n° 226, pp 1-5., (in coll. with E. Dion, G. Olczak-Godefert)

Scientific articles

Le régime des conventions réglementées et ses dernières évolutions

Actes pratiques & ingénierie sociétaires, September-October 2011, pp 27-31.,

L'augmentation de capital sans droit préférentiel de souscription par placement privé (ordonnance n° 2009-80 du 22 janvier 2009)

La Semaine Juridique - JCP, Edition Générale, July 2009, n° 931, pp 34-37.,

Les nouvelles règles de fusion au sein de l'Union européenne : à manier avec précaution !

Fusions et Acquisitions, May 11 2009, n° 226, pp 1-5., (in coll. with E. Dion, G. Olczak-Godefert)

Education

  • DESS Droit des Affaires et Fiscalite, Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne - France
  • Certificat d'Aptitude a la Profession d'Avocat (C.A.P.A.), Barreau de Paris - France

Academic appointments

Academic Responsibilities at HEC

  • 2020- Executive Director Double Degree Master in Management & Business Law HEC Paris / Ecole de Droit de la Sorbonne (Université Paris 1) HEC Paris
  • 2020- Executive Director International Tax & Legal Strategy Major at the "Grande Ecole" program HEC Paris
  • 2016- Pedagogical Director Master 1 course of “Droit des sociétés” at the “Grande Ecole” programme HEC Paris
  • 2013- Executive Director LLM in Law International Management HEC Paris
  • 2008- Affiliate Professor HEC Paris

Awards & honors

  • 2015 BNP Paribas Pierre Vernimmen Teaching Award (Affiliate Professors)