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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


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


Non EU-based companies using French data processors for payroll, customers and prospects data exempted from prior notification
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France
  • April 4 2011

In a decision published on February 16, 2011 (Deliberation No. 2011-023), the French data protection authority (CNIL) exempted non EU-based companies from any prior notification obligation with regard to their payroll, customer and prospects data processed in France


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


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


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:


Representation of women on corporate boards of French listed companies
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France
  • October 8 2010

In January 2010, a bill was adopted by the French National Assembly increasing the representation of women on boards of directors (the Bill