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Forrest Gillett Alogna

Partner

Bar admission Paris

Forrest specializes in international mergers and acquisitions, cross-border arbitration and litigation and corporate governance.

He began his career at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York.

Main areas of expertise
Corporate, mergers and acquisitions
Civil and commercial litigation
Arbitration

Education
Clerkship, Honorable Dolores K. Sloviter, United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit (2001-02)
J.D., summa cum laude Cornell Law School (2001) (Editor-in-Chief of the Cornell Law Review)
B.A., Philosophy, Reed College (1995)

Languages
French / English

Contact
Phone : +33 1 45 02 19 19
Mail : falogna@darroisvilley.com

Books

– France, chapter, The Shareholder Rights & Activism Review (Francis J. Acquila, editor) 2017 (forthcoming) (with Jean-Michel Darrois & Bertrand Cardi)

Articles

– The Versatile M&A Lawyer: Bridging the Gap Between Courtroom and Boardroom, The Business Lawyer, Vol. 72, Summer 2017, pp. 719-733 (with William Savitt)

– Cross-border mergers into and out of France, XBMA: International Institute for the Study of Cross-Border Investment and M&A (Apr. 27, 2017) (with Bertrand Cardi, Ben Burman, Laurent Gautier and Damien Catoir)

– M&A: Key Takeaways for Dealmakers on the Modernization of French Contract Law, XBMA: International Institute for the Study of Cross-Border Investment and M&A (Nov. 16, 2016) (with Laurent Aynès, Emmanuel Brochier, Bertrand Cardi)

– Activist Strategies and Defenses in France, XBMA: International Institute for the Study of Cross-Border Investment and M&A (Aug. 1, 2016) (with Bertrand Cardi and Ben Burman)

– Recent Legal Developments Affecting French Tender Offers, XBMA: International Institute for the Study of Cross-Border Investment and M&A (Mar. 2, 2015) (with Laurent Aynès, Emmanuel Brochier and Bertrand Cardi)

– Activist Strategies and Defenses in France, XBMA: International Institute for the Study of Cross-Border Investment and M&A (Feb. 26, 2014) (with Bertrand Cardi and Ben Burman)

– Emerging Strategies in French Restructuring Practice, Commerce in France (Jul. 2010) (with Nicolas Laurent)

– European Responses to the Financial Crisis, Butterworths Journal of Int’l Banking & Fin’l Law (Sept. 2009) (with Didier Martin & Olivier Saba)

– A Relic of a Rule, Opinion, Wall Street Journal Europe (Mar. 26, 2009) (with Didier Martin)

– New Delaware, Opinion, Wall Street Journal Europe (Dec. 20, 2007) (with Didier Martin)

– A European Delaware: the Nascent Regulatory Market in Europe, Revue Trimestrielle de Droit Financier (Dec. 2007) (with Didier Martin)

– Convergence, Real and Apparent, of Rules and Standards Applicable to Public Companies, Revue Trimestrielle de Droit Financier (Sept. 2006) (with Didier Martin & Benjamin Kanovitch)

– Double Jeopardy, Acquittal Appeals, and the Law-Fact Distinction, Note, 86 Cornell L. Rev. 1131 (2001)