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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


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:


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


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


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


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


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


The Macron law modifies French competition rules and procedures
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France
  • August 26 2015

After seven months of discussions before the French Parliament, the bill on "Growth and Activity and Equality of Economic Opportunities" known as the


France's CNIL announces a record fine of 100,000
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France
  • March 28 2011

In a 32-page-long decision adopted on March 17, 2011, the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) determined that Google Inc.’s collection of data in the course of its Street View application and Latitude service breached the French Data Protection Act No. 78-17