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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


France's new tax diminshes advantages of stock plans in employee compensation
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France
  • July 8 2013

The French government has decided to increase taxation of the wealthiest taxpayers, and to align the tax treatment of income derived from employment


Disclosure v. blocking statutes
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France, United Kingdom
  • December 19 2013

The recent decision in Secretary of State for Health and others v Servier Laboratories Ltd and others; National Grid Electricity Transmission plc v


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


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


Focus on the new French restrictions applicable to the tax deduction of interest incurred on debt financings contracted in connection with certain leveraged acquisitions
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France
  • January 12 2012

Article 40 of the 4th Amended Finance Act for 2011 introduces new restrictions to the deduction of financial expenses (i.e., mainly interest) for French corporate income tax purposes in cases where the corresponding debt financings can be deemed contracted in relation to artificial acquisitions of shares


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:


Avoiding pitfalls in drafting and using unilateral option clauses
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 16 2013

There are number of reasons for a party to choose arbitration over litigation as the means of dispute resolution. For example, a key feature of


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