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Securities law in France: 9 recent legal developments
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France
  • January 28 2015

In the last six months, various legal developments have taken place in the field of securities law in France.The Law of 29 March 2014 introduced


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


French Export Credit Agency Changes
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France
  • June 27 2017

After seven decades as France’s export credit agency (ECA), on 31 December 2016, Compagnie Française d’Assurance pour le Commerce Extérieur (Coface


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


LMA updates- quarter one 2016
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • Belgium, European Union, France, Russia, United Kingdom
  • May 5 2016

Article 55 of the EU Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive 201459 (BRRD) requires European Economic Area (EEA) firms and other in-scope entities to


French Civil Code Reform Sparks Quiet Revolution in Management
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France
  • December 21 2016

Since the era of Napoleon Bonaparte, French contract law has largely been governed by the same Civil Code. This year has seen a quiet revolution in


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


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


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