Yves Pollak started his career by practicing during ten years in the mergers & acquisitions and private equity areas, within first rank international law firms (Gide Loyrette Nouël, Borden Ladner Gervais, Clifford Chance, RMT). He founded his own firm in 2007.

His in-depth experience of equity financing operations and his multidisciplinary network allow him to deal with all kinds of national or international operations. Amongst his clients are start-ups, private equity investors and international groups.
He has a passion for the Internet’s business and legal framework since its creation. He advises direct marketing players such as software and IT companies and their clients and partners.
He has taught at University Paris Il – Panthéon-Assas, from which he holds a graduate and a post graduate degree, and at Elegia (Dalloz, Editions Francis Lefebvre group).

Yves Pollak is a member of the AFCDP – French Association of the Correspondents to the protection of Personal Data.

Recent operations

  • WEB – IP

                                                            • Software license of data gathering and processing on Facebook.
                                                            • General terms and conditions, terms of use and privacy policy of a SAAS provider.
                                                            • Advising advertisers and software companies on cross data processing with social networks (such as Facebook, Twitter) and social marketing campaig(applications, sites, pages, games, sweepstakes).
                                                            • Community management agreements and charters of a web consulting agency.
                                                            • Defending an architect designer on a production agreement.
                                                            • Contractual documentation of a multimedia and social marketing production.
  • M&A – Private equity

                                  • Restructuring and recapitalization of a worldwide group of assistance services companies operating in more than 30 countries.
                                  • Mergers of two IT Services & Software Engineering companies.
                                  • Capital fundraising of a software company with an investment fund and business angels.
                                  • Setting-up of stock-options plans (BSPCE, BSA).
                                  • IPO of a publishing company on the Marché Libre.
                                  • Joint venture between two IT companies for the development and marketing of a software.
                                  • Sale of the shares of a founder of an IT company and amicable settlement of the calls in warranty.