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Incoming Changes for Corporate ESG Accountability in European Union

European Union - August 2 2021 Companies doing businesses in the European Union should note an important development that could introduce a duty of care for companies. On 10 March…

Chris Warren-Smith, Jessica Gordon.

What to Know When Terminating Contracts Governed by French Law or Involving French Parties

France - September 14 2020 Article L. 442-1 II of the French Commercial Code, implemented in 1996 (and recently modified), prohibits the sudden termination of an established…

Alexandre Bailly.

Recognition and Enforcement in France of Foreign Arbitral Awards Set Aside in Their State of Origin

France - September 14 2020 Historically, French law is very favorable to arbitration, and to international arbitration in particular. It is against this background that it has…

Alexandre Bailly.

COVID-19 and Force Majeure Under French Law

France - April 6 2020 The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in France has led to travel bans and restrictions, including the quarantine of individuals. These measures have…

Alexandre Bailly.

New Report Proposes Reforms to ‘Blocking Statute’ to Protect French Companies

France - April 17 2019 A recent report by French MP Raphael Gauvain recommends reinforcing the protection of the economic interests of French companies by reforming the…

Charles Dauthier.