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Doriane Shannon is an associate in the Corporate Department. Based in the Paris office, Doriane’s work focuses on cross-border M&A and private equity transactions in…

Doriane Shannon is an associate in the Corporate Department. Based in the Paris office, Doriane’s work focuses on cross-border M&A and private equity transactions in addition to general corporate matters, including corporate restructurings.

Doriane initially joined Proskauer as part of the Paris Bar training program. In the context of this program, Doriane interned at a major insurance company where she was involved in M&A transactions as well as in the company’s investments in professional funds and securitization vehicles. In addition, she interned at the French legal department of one of the worldwide leaders in IT and networking, focusing on the negotiation of international commercial agreements and agreements with governmental bodies.

Doriane received a Master’s Degree in economic law, specializing in companies, markets and regulation, from the Law School of the Paris Institute of Political Studies (“Sciences Po”) and studied law and politics at the University of Manchester in England.

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The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted, in a dramatic way, the issues that a country may face if it loses control over certain strategic sectors of its economy to foreign interests. Like other countries in the world, France has had in place for many years a mechanism to screen foreign direct investments (”FDI”) in strategic sectors, but over the last year it has adopted legislation to markedly reinforce that mechanism, consistent with a global trend developing even before the COVID-19 pandemic. Foreign investors contemplating an investment in France should expect an environment of stricter scrutiny of proposed transactions from the perspective…

About

Doriane Shannon is an associate in the Corporate Department. Based in the Paris office, Doriane’s work focuses on cross-border M&A and private equity transactions in…

Doriane Shannon is an associate in the Corporate Department. Based in the Paris office, Doriane’s work focuses on cross-border M&A and private equity transactions in addition to general corporate matters, including corporate restructurings.

Doriane initially joined Proskauer as part of the Paris Bar training program. In the context of this program, Doriane interned at a major insurance company where she was involved in M&A transactions as well as in the company’s investments in professional funds and securitization vehicles. In addition, she interned at the French legal department of one of the worldwide leaders in IT and networking, focusing on the negotiation of international commercial agreements and agreements with governmental bodies.

Doriane received a Master’s Degree in economic law, specializing in companies, markets and regulation, from the Law School of the Paris Institute of Political Studies (“Sciences Po”) and studied law and politics at the University of Manchester in England.