Pierre Ollivier Former General Counsel to St Microelectronics NV Joins Wilk Auslander’s Geneva Office to Head Transborder Technology Transactions Team

June 26, 2014

Jack Wilk managing partner of Wilk Auslander is pleased to welcome Pierre Olliver to the firm in our Geneva office as Special Counsel, member of our European Practice Group, and to head the Geneva office’s newly created Transborder Technology Transactions Team.

Pierre has recently ended a 23-year career as General Counsel at STMicroelectronics NV, Europe’s leading semiconductor company with over $8 billion dollars in revenues in 2013. Prior to STM, Pierre worked in house at the corporate headquarters of the electronics group Thales (formerly known as Thomson-CSF) and as head of the legal department at the engineering company Stein-Heurtey. He started his professional career as an associate with the Paris Office of Clifford Chance. Pierre is a French lawyer.

Pierre’s legal expertise and experience is in multifaceted transborder transactional matters involving technology. It encompasses work in the fields of international litigation, contracts for supply, development, licensing, “know-how” transfers, intellectual property matters, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, transborder capital market transactions and related securities issues, as well as on regulatory matters impacting business in multiple jurisdictions, such as business conduct and ethics, anti-trust, anti-bribery, trade, privacy rights and conflict minerals . Pierre also has specific experience with Sarbanes Oxley, Exon-Florio, and Dodd-Frank Acts and how these U.S. laws apply to European-based corporations with activities or listings in the US.

Pierre is a dual French and British citizen. Please see his full professional bio here: http://www.wilkauslander.com/lawyers/Olliver-Pierre