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First-ever French Fine for Integrating Before Merger Clearance
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France
  • November 16 2016

On 8 November 2016 the French Competition Authority (FCA) imposed a hefty fine on Altice for implementing two acquisitions in the telecoms sector


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


The Notion of “Ecological Prejudice” Now in the French Civil Code
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France
  • January 17 2017

With the Biodiversity Law n2016-1087 of August 8, 2016, the French Civil code now formally recognises “ecological prejudice” (préjudice écologique


Nouvelle loi Sapin 2 : quelles conséquences en matière de lutte contre la corruption ?
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France
  • December 14 2016

Aprs un dernier examen en lecture dfinitive par l'Assemble nationale et un contrle du Conseil constitutionnel, le projet de loi dit Sapin 2 est devenu


France's Major Anti-Corruption Reform: What's Next for Companies and Their Top Management?
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France
  • December 14 2016

After a new examination of the bill by both Chambers of Parliament and the consultation of the Constitutional Council, France has enacted its Law


French Digital Republic Law Expands Rights of Users and Regulators (Law No. 2016-321 of 7 October 2016)
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France
  • November 15 2016

On 7 October 2016, the president of the French Republic promulgated the Law for a Digital Republic. This promulgation closes the legislative process


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


French Anti-Corruption Reform Expected In 2016
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France
  • April 11 2016

The French Parliament is expected to enact “Sapin II” on transparency, anti-corruption and economic modernization in 2016. With this reform, France


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


La Loi pour une République numérique n 2016-1321 du 7 octobre 2016
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France
  • November 15 2016

Le 7 octobre 2016, le Président de la République a promulgué la loi dite pour une République numérique. Cette promulgation clôt le processus