HIGHLIGHT: DECEMBER 2016

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JANUARY 2017

Acquisition of SRID by Infodis IT


The law firm Thomas, Mayer & Associés advised the French company Infodis IT which specializes in information systems management and transformation in the acquisition of 100% of SRID.

 

Established in 1985 by Mr. Vighen Papazian, Groupe Infodis is a 100%-French medium-sized company, with a turn-over of 38 million euros and more than 400 employees. Leading player in the consulting and IT services market in France, the Group comprises two entities: Infodis IT, specializing in the engineering expertise and user services, and Visualdis for digital videos solutions.

 

SRID, Entreprise de Services du Numérique, with 140 employees is specialized in IT outsourcing business and information technologies. This acquisition is in keeping with the expansion strategy of Infodis Group initiated one year ago and confirmed in 2016 with the OBO carried out by Ciclad Gestion.

 


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Thomas, Mayer & Associés (TMA), advises Infodis IT in the acquisition of 100% of SRID



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Le Monde du Droit



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12 DECEMBER 2016

Best Wishes 2017 from Thomas, Mayer & Associés


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SEPTEMBER 2016

Registration of Emma Bensoussan-Crémieux on the Paris Bar’s list of the Lawyers sports agents


Emma Bensoussan-Crémieux, managing partner of TMA’s Paris office is now registered on the Paris Bar’s list of the Lawyers sports agents.

 

TMA assists football Clubs and professional football players in all transfer agreements.

 


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Annuaire | Ordre des avocats de Paris



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23 JUNE 2016

Hywin Financial Holding Group Co Ltd acquires 35% of the share capital of Odalys


The law firm Thomas, Mayer & Associés advises the Chinese society Hywin Financial Holding Group Co LTD in the acquisition of 35% of the share capital of the society Holding Tourisme and the concurrent creation of a joint venture in China in order to import there Odalys’s brand and know-how.

 

Odalys is a French society created in 1998, specialised in tourist accommodation in France, Italia and Spain. Odalys is a leader in tourism, student and aparthotel accommodation management, with a large portfolio of 357 residences, hotels and campsites covering the most touristic areas and located in exceptional sites.

 

Hywin Financial Holding Group was established in 1989 and is an international financial holding group with the headquarters in Shanghai. The group has more than 20 wholly-owned and subsidiaries with the AUM of USD10billion. Its business presents in over 40 cities in China with over 4,000 staff and also in USA, Germany, Singapore and Hong Kong.

 


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Thomas, Mayer & Associés (TMA), advises the Chinese conglomerate Hywin Financial Holding Group Co LTD in its acquisition of 35% of the capital of Holding Tourisme (Odalys Group / Financière Duval)



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30 MAY 2016

Opening of Infodis Group capital to Ciclad


The law firm Thomas, Mayer & Associés advised the French company Groupe Infodis which specializes in information systems management and transformation.

 

Established in 1985 by Mr. Vighen Papazian, Groupe Infodis is a 100%-French medium-sized company, with a turn-over of 26 million euros and more than two hundred fifty employees. Leading player in the consulting and IT services market in France, the Group comprises two entities: Infodis IT, specializing in the engineering expertise and user services, and Visualdis for digital videos solutions.

 

Appearing for fifteen years in the top 100 of the most profitable French medium-sized companies – EY ranking (Ernst&Young), Groupe Infodis counts among its active clients leading companies in their field, public services and associations.

 


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Thomas, Mayer & Associés (TMA), advises Groupe Infodis on the majoritary OBO (Owner Buy Out) carried out by Ciclad Gestion on Groupe Infodis



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19 MARCH 2016

TMA sponsors the 7th edition of the Interuniversity Oratory Contest of the Delta Pearl River


TMA sponsors the 6th edition of the Interuniversity Oratory Contest of the Delta Pearl River. "How can I make contributions to promote the French language in the Delta?" was the theme of this seventh edition of which came to confront candidates from universities in Hong Kong and in the Guangdong province.

 


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Inter-university French Speech Competition 2016



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29 FEBRUARY 2016

Sale of the company MyMaille to Biobject


The law firm Thomas, Mayer & Associés advised MyMaille on the transfer of its shares to Biobject.

 

Biobject is a company specializing in the design and manufacture of high-end contemporary furniture. It designs, manufactures and distributes furniture, lamps and ornaments for offices, hotels and homes.

 

MyMaille is a French company existing since 2008. It specializes in the import-export and sale of high-quality furniture, mainly outdoor furniture, high-end acessories (lights, designer pieces) as well as luxury outdoor fabric.

 


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27 JANUARY 2016

TMA celebrates this year its 20 years of establishment in Hong Kong


In 1995, TMA was established as a law firm in Hong Kong. It is a partnership registered with the Law Society of Hong Kong.

 

In 2010 TMA opened its French subsidiary, registered with the Paris Bar. Eric-Jean Thomas is the Senior Partner of the firm whereas Eric Mayer is the Managing Partner of the Hong Kong Office and Emma Besoussan Crémieux the Managing partner of the Paris office.

 

TMA specializes in the economic migration of companies from Europe to Asia and from Asia to Europe.

 


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20 bougies pour TMA!



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20 JANUARY 2016

TMA receives the Law Firm (PLATINUM AWARD) at the Hong Kong Business High Flyers Awards outstanding entreprises of 2015


The Awards gave due credit to outstanding companies that have set examples on how businesses can excel through constant innovation, customer centricity and social responsibility.

 

This year, the 12th year that the awards are handed out, the magazine also gave special recognition to three companies that have been awardees since 2006.

TMA is one of them.


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TMA receives the Law Firm (PLATINUM AWARD) at the Hong Kong Business High Flyers Awards outstanding entreprises of 2015



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8 JANUARY 2016

TMA advises Aviagen Turkeys Limited on the acquisition of the company SA Le Sayec – Couvoir du Mont du Salut in France


The law firm Thomas, Mayer & Associés advised the British company Aviagen Turkeys Limited which is part of the international group Aviagen, owner of strains of poultry and supplier of breeding turkeys and chickens genetically selected from them.

Company Le Sayec - Couvoir du Mont du Salut is a family owned business existing for fifty-eight years, with a turn-over of €25 million euros and more than sixty employees. It specializes in the farming of poults and in the hatching and supply of turkey eggs, for end-users located both in France and abroad.

 


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TMA advises Aviagen Turkeys Limited on the acquisition of the company SA Le Sayec – Couvoir du Mont du Salut in France



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01 JANUARY 2016

Best Wishes 2016 from Thomas, Mayer & Associés


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15 JULY 2015

TMA advises Tech Pro Technology and Ledus Club Limited on the acquisition of the Sochaux Football Club (FCSM) in France from Automobiles Peugeot SA (PSA)


The law firm Thomas, Mayer & Associés advised the Hong Kong listed company Tech Pro Technology which is principally engaged in the manufacturing and sales of LED lighting products and LED lighting parts under the international brand Ledus.

The acquisition of FC Sochaux will strengthen Tech Pro Technology group's hold on the LED market in Europe, and particularly in France, as well as affirm Ledus' expansion through both the media and FC Sochaux related products.

 


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Lawinfrance, portail et actualités juridiques du droit des affaires en France

Association France Hong Kong | A bridge between France & Hong Kong. A gateway to China

French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Hong Kong FCCIHK



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28 MARCH 2015

TMA sponsors the 6th edition of the Interuniversity Oratory Contest of the Delta Pearl River


TMA sponsors the 6th edition of the Interuniversity Oratory Contest of the Delta Pearl River. "Emergence of a common society in the Delta?" was the theme of this sixth edition of which came to confront candidates from universities in Hong Kong and Guangdong province.

 


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[La Presse en Parle] Concours oratoire interuniversitaire 2015 à Guangzhou

Beau succès du concours oratoire inter-universitaire en langue française



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24 MARCH 2015

Finally master the technicality of asian markets!


Asian countries remain the engines of the today's world global growth. You can not miss this area of opportunities for your export expansion. To ensure your success on these markets, TMA invites you to participate to the seminar "Special ASIA 2015" this Tuesday March 24th at the WORLD-EXPAT exhibition, Espace Champeret - Paris 17th.



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29 DECEMBER 2014

Best Wishes 2015 from Thomas, Mayer & Associés


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19 NOVEMBER 2014

Classe Export Fair in Lyon 2014: interview of Eric-Jean Thomas - Télé Lyon Métropole


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18-19 NOVEMBER 2014

Classe Export Fair in Lyon 2014


Classe Export Fair in Lyon annually brings together international traders in the Rhône-Alpes region. Thomas, Mayer & Associates will attend the 2014 edition, held on the18 and 19 of November. Mr. Thomas and Mr. Mayer will answer questions from entrepreneurs and companies interested in projects of investment and development in Hong Kong and the Asia-Pacific region. The Export Class Lounge is reserved for professionals.



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1 NOVEMBER 2014

TMA supports the second edition of "Study in France - Virtual Education Fair Asia 2014"


This show, dedicated of the promotion of French higher education offer to the Asian audience, will open on November 1st and will remain online until 31 January 2015. Two periods of real time interviews will allow visitors to ask questions to the 66 French institutions representing a wide range of courses.



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NOVEMBER 2014

Taxation of Companies and Individuals in Hong Kong


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28 OCTOBER 2014

Think ASIA, think HONG KONG


TMA is participating at the event "think ASIA, think HONG KONG" organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) at the Carrousel du Louvre in Paris.



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21 OCTOBER 2014

Think Asia Think Hong Kong presents Thomas, Mayer & Associés


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1 MAY 2014

TMA sponsor in the Beijing Marathon held on the Great Wall of China


TMA sponsors Vincent Colombié, intern in the firm in Hong Kong, for his participation in the Beijing marathon organized on the Great Wall of China.



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1 MARCH 2014

TMA sponsors the 5th edition of the Interuniversity Oratory Contest of the Delta Pearl River


TMA sponsors the 5th edition of the Interuniversity Oratory Contest of the Delta Pearl River. "Living in the Delta the XXI Century" was the theme of this fifth edition of which came to confront candidates from universities in Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Nanhai.



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20-22 NOVEMBER 2013

TMA funded the first edition of the virtual exhibition « Study in France: Virtual Education Fair »


Organized by the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau, the show takes the concept of a real fair but by virtualizing it! Visitors of the faircan now, from home and behind their computer,s visit the various booths and interact with exhibitors through their webcam.



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23 FEBRUARY 2013

TMA sponsors the 4th edition of the Interuniversity Oratory Contest of the Delta Pearl River


For the 4th consecutive year, TMA sponsors the Interuniversity Oratory Contest of the Delta Pearl River. This contest is organized by the AFLE (French Foreign Language Association of Hong Kong and Macao) and the Consulates General of France in Hong Kong, Macao and Guangzhou. In 2013, the contest theme was "Successful life in the Delta."



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16 JANUARY 2013

TV5MONDE: Interview Mondissimo Hong Kong


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25 FEBRUARY 2012

TMA sponsors the 3rd edition of the Interuniversity Oratory Contest of the Delta Pearl River


TMA is sponsoring the 3rd edition of the Interuniversity Oratory Contest of the Delta Pearl River. The contest theme was "The Delta of the Pearl River, gateway to China."



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25 JANUARY 2012

TMA awarded in Hong Kong Business Outstanding Enterprise 2011


TMA was given ''Hong Kong Business Outstanding Enterprise' 2011 award in the law firm category.



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16 DECEMBER 2011

Comprehensive Double Taxation Agreement between France and Hong Kong


Press release by the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macao relating to the Comprehensive Double Taxation Agreement between France and Hong Kong. The French Consul General of Hong Kong and Macao and locally based journalists attended the presentation by Eric Mayer of the Comprehensive Double Taxation Agreement at the French Consulate in Hong Kong.


This presentation was made relying on a Power Point which can be found, together with an article commenting the general impact of such Comprehensive Double Taxation Agreement, in the “Publication” area of this website.



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NOVEMBER 2011

Creation of the TMA Student Scholarship in French and law


TMA is happy to announce the creation of a scholarship which provides for a six months stay in France (“Un semestre en France”) to study French and Law.


The “TMA Scholarship in French & Law” is intended to promote the learning of French as a foreign language and to introduce students to French law, whose civil law principles are radically different from Hong Kong’s common law.


Successful applicants will have the chance to live with a French family for two months and to attend French language courses for foreigners at the CAVILAM language study centre, a partner organization of the University of Vichy.


Subsequently they will join the final year undergraduate law program at the French partner University of their Home University for one semester before starting a three-to-six-month internship with TMA.



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OCTOBER 2011

TMA 15th Anniversary


On 12 October 2011 Thomas, Mayer & Associés (TMA) Hong Kong celebrated its 15th anniversary. This highlights not only the expertise of the firm but also that of its members.


On the occasion TMA announced the Launch of the academic scholarship: "TMA Scholarship in French and in Law" in cooperation with the Cultural Service of theGeneral Consulate of France in Hong Kong, this scholarship is for young francophones Hong Kong lawyers in cooperation with the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong.



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26 FEBRUARY 2011

TMA reiterates its support for the 2nd edition of the Interuniversity Oratory Contest of the Delta Pearl River


After the success of the first edition, TMA reiterates its support for the Interuniversity oratory contest of the Delta Pearl River Called to vote this year on the future of the Delta, the "Delta 2050", 10 candidates from Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Guangzhou, faced off in a friendly mood.



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SEPTEMBER 2010

Opening of an Office in Paris


The Hong Kong-based firm Thomas, Mayer & Associés opened an office in Paris in September 2010. The Paris subsidiary consists of five lawyers, all of whom are registered with the Paris Bar Association. The core business of our law firm is to provide legal advice in business law. Thanks to our experience in Hong Kong, the Paris office has the ability to assist Chinese investors in France as well as to provide initial advice to French investors in Asia.


The opening of the Paris office means Thomas, Mayer & Associés is close to the decision-making centres of its French and Chinese clients and can provide them with legal advice at every step of their economic development in France and in Asia.



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6 MARCH 2010

TMA is sponsoring the 1st edition of the Interuniversity Oratory Contest of the Delta Pearl River


TMA is sponsoring the first edition of the Interuniversity oratory contest of the Delta Pearl River co-organized by the Consulates General of France in Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Macao and French Foreign Language Association of Hong Kong. Real contest of eloquence, this event aims to highlight the Francophonie and to reward students of the Delta Pearl River from universities in mainland China, Hong Kong and Macao. The theme of the first edition was "The Delta of Pearl River: Situation and Challenges".



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