White & Case French merger collapses

Author: | Published: 1 Nov 2000

White & Case and French firm Jeantet & Associés have called off their proposed merger. It is a disappointing end to a summer that has seen the US firm add 10 partners to its London practice and secure a merger with German firm Feddersen.

Although negotiations with the French firm began over a year ago, it was only in September that the White & Case team, led by Jean-Luc Boussard, decided that negotiations...