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Allen & Overy Award, 14th Edition - Winners

First Prize * :

  • Camille  Marpillat (Major) – « La territorialité de l'impôt sur les sociétés à l'ère de l'économie numérique »

Second Prize * :

  • François Capoul (Major) – « La rémunération des mandataires sociaux à l'aune des nouvelles règles de gouvernance »

Third Prize *:

  • David Goldblatt (Masters) – « The UK & France in the EU Energy Sector: forms of state aid for nuclear power a case in point »

* Awards:

  • 1st  prize5,000 euros and a paid internship for a minimum of three months at the Allen & Overy Paris office.
  • 2nd  prize3,500 euros
  • 3rd  prize1,500 euros

2017 Jury

  • Bertrand ALLAIN – Legal Counsel – JCDecaux
  • Sophie DANGU – Legal Counsel – Steria
  • Nathalie DEBEIR – General Secretary – Adisseo
  • Thibault DELORME – DJG Deputy Director – Lagardère
  • François FUNCK-BRENTANO – Managing Partner – Lazard Frères & Compagnie
  • François GRAUX – Legal Counsel – Engie
  • Marianna NITSCH – General Secretary Europe – Chanel
  • Hugues de POMMEREAU – Legal Counsel – Mobilis
  • Philippe PROUVOST–  Legal Counsel – Pernod Ricard
  • Virginie REBILLON – Legal Officer – Allianz
  • Emmanuel STRAUSS  – Fiscal Director- Natixis
  • Bénédicte WAUTELET – Legal Counsel – Le Figaro
  • Alexandre ANCEL – Associate – Allen & Overy
  • Fabrice FAURE-DAUPHIN – Associate – Allen & Overy
  • Brice HENRY– Associate – Allen & Overy
  • Frédéric JUNGELS – Associate – Allen & Overy
  • Romaric LAZERGES – Associate – Allen & Overy
  • Florence NINANE – Associate – Allen & Overy
  • Jean-Claude RIVALLAND – Associate – Allen & Overy


Also present (as neutral observers):

  • Michael Loy – Affiliate Professor - Executive Director of the MS/LLM Droit et Management International  - HEC Paris
  • Nicole Stolowy – Professor - Head of the Majeure Stratégie Fiscale et Juridique Internationale , Master in Management Grande Ecole – HEC Paris

A highly integrated international structure

Allen & Overy LLP is an international business law firm with 5,400 employees, with 550 partners in 44 offices worldwide.

Allen & Overy Paris has approximately 150 lawyers, including 31 associates specializing in French, English and American law in key areas of business law:

  • Banking and finance
  • International Capital Markets
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Tax
  • International Arbitration
  • Social Law
  • Competition law and European law
  • Public and environmental law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Innovation and Digital
  • Real Estate Law


The Award was created in 2004 after Allen & Overy joined the HEC Foundation.

Organizers: Allen & Overy, a key player in international business law and HEC, one of the most recognized French business schools in the world.

  • The Award is attributed to the three best research papers by HEC students.
  • Each year, 6 to 10 candidates are selected according to criteria of excellence.
  • A judging panel, made up of various personalities from the business world and Allen & Overy Paris associates, test the candidates in an oral defense and nominate three winners.

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