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The following publications illustrate the research works which members of our firm wrote

The Costs of The Deal
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Marc Deschenaux

The Costs of The Deal

Many businesspeople come to me to ask me help them close multimillion and sometimes multibillion deals. They are broke but in their mind, this is

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The Roadshow
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Marc Deschenaux

The Roadshow

The Roadshow is a presentation organized by an issuer of securities and the syndicate of brokers and investment banks underwriting an issue of securities, aiming

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The Securities Brokerage Network
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Marc Deschenaux

The Securities Brokerage Network

A company was just transformed into a Securities Issuer by Deschenaux Hornblower & Partners, LLP who prepared a Private Offering Memorandum describing its securities issue and filed

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Equity Dilution
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Marc Deschenaux

Equity Dilution

Equity Dilution, also known as Stock Dilution or Share Dilution, is the decrease in percentage of existing shareholders’ ownership of a company as a result

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Compliance, a Spy Pretext
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Marc Deschenaux

Compliance, a Spy Pretext

Under the pretext of fighting against dirty money, banks mandated but also threatened by the financial authorities of governments, supported by duly enacted laws and

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Business Conceptualization
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Marc Deschenaux

Business Conceptualization

Conceptualization is the phase during which the Entrepreneur writes his ideas on paper to identify the concepts that will later layout the foundations of his

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Breeding a Unicorn
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Marc Deschenaux

Breeding a Unicorn

In the world of business,Unicorn is the new jargon name given to start-up companies that will ideally create their market or become the market leader

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Offer and Acceptance
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Marc Deschenaux

Offer and Acceptance

The offer must be precise and complete, it may be tacit, implied or express and can not be withdrawn before the fixed date or a

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How to get Financing
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Marc Deschenaux

How to get Financing?

Financing is the act of finding solutions to bring to completion. By extension, the solution most often used being money, it represents the act of

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Consent
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Marc Deschenaux

Consent

In law of obligations, Consent is the act of pronouncing in favor of a legal act, in the broad sense, and especially of any convention,

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The Smart Contract
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Marc Deschenaux

The Smart Contract

The smart contract is a small computer application simulating the operation of a contract: The manifestation of reciprocal and concordant wills, materialized by several valid

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Mezzanine Financing Plan
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Marc Deschenaux

Mezzanine Financing

Mezzanine Financing or Mezzanine Capital refers to subordinated debt or preferred equity securities that often represent the most junior portion of a company’s capital structure,

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Due Diligence
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Marc Deschenaux

Due Diligence

Due Diligence is an English term used to describe all procedures that verify the situation and the verbal or written statements of a legal (or

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Private Equity
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Marc Deschenaux

Private Equity

In finance, private equity is a type of investment where the investor participates in the ownership of the company contrarily to a creditor or debt

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Stock Swap
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Marc Deschenaux

Stock Swap

When we organize the initial public offering of a foreign company in the United States, we usually need to make the foreign company become a

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Work for Hire
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Marc Deschenaux

Work for Hire

In almost all jurisdictions, a work made for hire (work for hire or WFH) is a work created by an employee or a subcontractor as

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Financing
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Marc Deschenaux

Financing

Deriving from the word Finance, the definition of the word Financing is therefore the Act of finding solutions to carry out. By extension, the most

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Investor’s Moods
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Marc Deschenaux

Investor’s Moods

Abstract from Investment Madness by John R. Nofsinger In order to operate in the financial markets, it is crucial to understand the investor’s psychology. Every

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Recognize a Manipulator
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Marc Deschenaux

Recognize a Manipulator

Excerpt from Isabelle Nazare-Aga’s book “The manipulators are among us”. I have been hesitating a long time to publish an article where more than 80%

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The Protocol of Agreement
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Marc Deschenaux

The Protocol of Agreement

The Protocol of Agreement is – an act under private seal, between natural or legal persons, or – a public or international act between subjects

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The Cycle of the Action
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Marc Deschenaux

The Cycle of the Action

Every action produces a reaction and a result which in turn produce repercussions. The child throws the ball (action) which pushes the air (reaction) which

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Gentlemen’s Agreement
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Marc Deschenaux

Gentlemen’s Agreement

A gentlemen’s agreement litterally agreement among gentlemen is an informal agreement between two or more parties. It can be written, oral, or implicit by communicating

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Parley - Talks - Powwow
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Marc Deschenaux