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“Action de groupe” - Class actions in France

France - August 26 2016 In 2014, France introduced a class action regime providing for “action de groupe” limited to the reparation of consumers’ material injuries in the…

Patricia Matthews, Peta Stevenson

Anti-bribery and corruption guide: France

France - August 1 2016 French Criminal Law prohibits payment or receipt of a bribe and influence peddling in both the public and private sectors. This includes: (i)…

French Supreme Court reaffirms the importance of arbitrators’ independence and impartiality

France - May 13 2016 On 16 December 2015, the French Court of Cassation, in Sociétés Colombus v Société AGI, confirmed the importance of arbitrators’ independence and…

法国最高法院重申仲裁员独立和公正的重要性

France - May 13 2016 2015年12月16日,法国最高法院在“哥伦布公司诉AGI公司案”中,维持了巴黎上诉法院的判决,明确了仲裁员独立和公正的重要性。…

The introduction of class actions in France

France - December 23 2014 The French Consumer Rights Act of 17 March 2014 introduced a form of class actions in France. The French "action de groupe" is an opt-in system…

Marc Lévy