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France - Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • European Union, France, Global
  • January 5 2017

The long awaited reform of French contract law has now happened. Although it consists for a large part in the codification of existing case law, the


Antitrust and Competition - The EU Weekly Briefing (7 November 2016)
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • European Union, France, Hungary, United Kingdom
  • November 7 2016

On 28 October 2016, the European Commission (Commission) granted conditional approval to Imerys on its proposed acquisition of fellow specialty


Antitrust and Competition - The EU Weekly Briefing (15 November 2016)
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Colombia, Ecuador, European Union, France, Peru, United Kingdom
  • November 15 2016

On 7 November 2016, the European Ombudsman (Ombudsman) published a decision finding no maladministration by the European Commission (Commission) in


EU General Court finds French aid to SeaFrance (SNCF) incompatible with state aid rules and confirms that it has to be paid back
  • Nctm Studio Legale
  • European Union, France
  • February 3 2015

Another chapter in the long running saga about keeping SeaFrance financially afloat has come to an end. On 15 January 2015, the General Court of the


ECJ dismisses Belgian appeal against General Court decision to annul Commission approval of state aid to La Poste
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, France
  • September 26 2011

On 22 September 2011, the ECJ dismissed an appeal by Belgium against a General Court ruling which annulled the Commission’s decision to approve state aid in favour of La Poste, the Belgian public postal entity


EU & Competition Law Review 10 November 2016
  • Roschier
  • European Union, France, Germany
  • November 10 2016

On 7 November 2016, the European Ombudsman ("Ombudsman") published a decision finding no maladministration by the Commission in its handling of a


ECJ rules on recovery of unnotified aid later declared lawful
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, France
  • March 12 2008

On 12 February 2008, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) gave a ruling on a preliminary reference from a French court (CELF C-19906) clarifying the obligations of a Member State to recover unnotified aid in a situation where the European Commission subsequently approves aid


Corporate Crime & Investigation Update - 1 July 2016
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • Chile, China, European Union, France, South Africa, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 1 2016

Chinese state media has reported that Chinese prosecutors accused Zhang Lijun, a former deputy environment minister, of taking 2.4 million yuan ($361


EU court orders France Telecom to repay illegal aid
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • European Union, France
  • October 26 2007

France Telecom (FT) must return 798 million (U.S. $1.1 billion) in illegal tax breaks that it received from the French government between 1994 and 2002, according to a ruling handed down last Thursday by the European Court of Justice


ECJ dismisses Bouygues Telecom’s appeal on 3G licences
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, France
  • April 24 2009

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has upheld a Court of First Instance (CFI) judgment, which found that the retroactive reduction of fees due by Orange and SFR did not constitute State aid and was not discriminatory