Of Counsel

PRACTICE AREAS

Arbitration and Mediation

Transnational business deals

Litigation

NEWS

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CONTACT

T +33 (0) 1 40 53 09 90

sswartz@artuswise.com

EDUCATION

Admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar and Paris Bar.

ASSOCIATIONS

IBA (International Bar Association)

ABA (Association des barreaux américains)

ILEX

Council of foreign Relations

BACKGROUND

Salli is a dual national (France and United States) has practiced international business law in Paris since 1979. In July 2011 she created Artus Wise with a team of French attorneys specialized in litigation, arbitration, mediation, transnational business deals such as joint ventures and consortia; French, European and international mergers, acquisitions and corporate and commercial law.

Her practice is quite diverse and has involved the negotiation of aircraft leases, hydrocarbon development and production agreements, mineral extraction agreements and joint venture agreements in the hydrocarbon and extraction industries, transnational joint venture and consortium agreements.

BUSINESS CASES

  • Salli regularly advises French and other European subsidiaries of major American and English multinational companies…

    …in connection with their business activities in Europe, Asia (China, Japan and India).

  • She assists several European clients with respect to compliance and other issues arising out…

    …of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, anti-boycott laws and the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials. She is regularly lead counsel on due diligence and negotiations in connection with transnational acquisitions and mergers and has over 20 years experience in international arbitrations (in particular ICC arbitrations) and as well as mediations.

  • Salli was delegate to the ABA International Section International Legal Exchange Program…

    …in March 2007 to Accra (Ghana), Monrovia (Liberia) and Freetown (Sierra Leone) and Chaired the delegation to Jordan and Lebanon in March 2011. In March 2012, she visited Tanzania and Rwanda as part of the ILEX delegation of ABA International and in February 2014 she visited Burma and in February 2015 she visited Cuba as part of the ILEX delegation(s) of ABA International.

  • She is a founding architect with the International Office of Migration of the “International Recruiting Integrity System” (IRIS)…

    …to certify recruiting agencies which recruit migrant labor in order to which will have a documentary, training and certification system(s).

  • She is a Member of the Pennsylvania and Paris Bars, with specializations in the Law of International Relations…

    …and Commercial Law, is admitted to practice before the French Courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Court of International Trade and the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • Salli is the past Chair of the International Section of the ABA…

    …and served on the Board of Directors of the Rule of Law Institute (“ROLI”).

  • She is a member of “Femmes Business Angels” and…

    …Arbitral Women (an association of women arbitrators), Co Chair of the International Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, a contributor to the Rule of Law Index of the World Justice Project, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the Advisory Board of the ABA Center for Human Rights.

  • Salli is also a member of the Council of the International Legal Assistance Consortium and…

    …the ABA delegate to the United Nations Economic and Social Council in Geneva and Vienna.