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French Competition Authority adopts revised leniency procedural notice
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France
  • April 21 2015

On April 3rd 2015, the French Competition Authority (the FCA) issued a revised version of its procedural notice related to the leniency program


Class actions enter into force in France as of 1st October 2014
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France
  • September 30 2014

On 24 September 2014, the French Government enacted a decree implementing the class action mechanism created by the “Loi Hamon” n 2014-344 (enacted


New French regulations tighten control on foreign investments
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France
  • May 16 2014

The French government issued a new decree 2014-479 dated 14 May, 2014 expanding the list of strategic sectors in which foreign investments in France


M&A word of the day: squeeze out
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France
  • May 16 2014

Partner Olivier du Mottay explains Squeeze Out, a term from the Book of Jargon - Global Mergers & Acquisitions


Recent French legal developments in securities law
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France
  • March 11 2013

Various legal developments have been implemented in France during the last nine months regarding securities law:


Anonymous job applications in Germany and in France
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France, Germany
  • October 14 2010

Job applicants in Germany usually send a "complete application dossier" to the prospective employer which includes their name and age or date of birth


Securities law in France: 9 recent legal developments
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France
  • January 28 2015

In the last six months, various legal developments have taken place in the field of securities law in France.The Law of 29 March 2014 introduced


Despite the regulatory hurdles France is open to investment
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France
  • March 23 2015

Even though France is perceived to have a burdensome regulatory regime, it is clearly open to investment. M&A transactions involving French targets


Introduction of class actions in France: a growing threat to professionals?
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France
  • March 25 2014

The question of the introduction of class actions has caused much turmoil in France’s legislative and political sphere over the past decades. After


London Steam Ship Owners Mutual Insurance Ltd v. Kingdom of Spain and another
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France, Spain, United Kingdom
  • January 27 2014

In November 2002, a ship carrying 70,000 tonnes of oil sank off the coast of Spain, causing significant oil pollution to the Spanish and French coasts