Alain Georges retired from Partnership on January 1st, 2011.
Alain Georges was a partner in the Paris and Brussels offices of Latham & Watkins. He practiced competition and distribution law at the French and Community level, as well as European law.
He advised and represented large French and foreign companies, trade associations and professional entities. He was active in the banking sector, in particular with respect to payment systems and interbank settlement systems and in the press distribution sector as well as in the areas of telecommunications and new technologies.
He practiced from 1974 through 1981 as a conseil juridique in a US law firm in Paris and New York. After thirteen years at Salès Vincent Georges & Associés, a French law firm whose Brussels office he opened and managed, Alain Georges joined the EU Department of Stibbe which was merged into Latham in 2001.
He is the author of "L'utilisation en bourse d'informations privilégiées dans le droit des Etats-Unis" (Editions Economica, 1976) based on his doctoral thesis on the use of inside information in the law of the United States.