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McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Dresser-Rand Companies challenged part of the arbitral award at the Paris Court of Appeal.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
New French contract law provisions are now in force and apply to any contracts concluded after 1 October 2016.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 9 November 2016 and for the first time, the French State Council (Conseil d'Etat) set aside an international arbitral award. The award related to a public contract performed in France.
McDermott Will & Emery
The foreign discovery rules under 28 US Code Section 1782 provides countries where discovery is either forbidden or severely restricted, with a competitive advantage in international litigation.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 1 October 2016, the French consumer class action celebrated two years of existence. The initial assessment is rather reassuring for companies...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In France, a failure to mediate, conciliate or even negotiate prior to initiating claim, can be a source of significant risk to a claimant in arbitration and court proceedings.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
We sent out a client alert in April on the approaching entry into force of the new French civil code. We highlighted four innovations arising out of this major legal reform.
Field Fisher
A general overview of the French rules of civil and commercial procedure, and how they differ from those in the US.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
This alert draws attention to the approaching entry into force of the new French civil code. This will be of interest to all parties with French law-governed agreements or that do business in France – especially regarding contracts that are due for renewal after 1 October 2016. Terms and conditions should be reviewed and, where necessary, legal advice taken on some of the innovations under the new law.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The subsidiary transferor entered into an SPA for the sale of shares in another company to the transferee, a holding company.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Partner Emmanuel Gaillard (Paris-International Arbitration) delivered concluding remarks at a symposium held in Paris on 27 June 2013 on the Financial Aspects of Arbitration.
Jones Day
The Conseil d'Etat recently referred to the Conseil constitutionnel three interesting QPC in the field of taxation.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
A significant difference between the French and U.S. and UK legal systems is in the understanding of legal privilege: it does not exist for in-house counsel in France.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 2 July 2014, the 1st Civil Chamber of the French Cassation Court reaffirmed that a tortfeasor is liable for all consequences resulting from his or her tort. The victim of the tort has no duty to mitigate losses in the interests of the tortfeasor.
Jones Day
On October 1, 2014, the French accredited consumer association UFC–Que Choisir filed the first class action (action de groupe) in France.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
National consumer protection associations are allowed to seek damages in order to obtain compensation for material losses suffered by consumers placed in a similar or identical situation.
Baker & McKenzie
Thirty years have passed since the arbitration decrees of 1980 and 1981, which, at the time, were considered to provide a modern framework for arbitration.
Jones Day
On January 13, 2011, the French Ministry of Justice issued its Decree no. 2011-48 regarding reform of arbitration.
DLA Piper
The French Supreme Court has ruled that arbitration proceedings involving a French company will be suspended if that company becomes subject to insolvency proceedings.
Hammonds
Question: "How can you benefit from a conflict?"
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Reed Smith (Worldwide)
New French contract law provisions are now in force and apply to any contracts concluded after 1 October 2016.
McDermott Will & Emery
The foreign discovery rules under 28 US Code Section 1782 provides countries where discovery is either forbidden or severely restricted, with a competitive advantage in international litigation.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 9 November 2016 and for the first time, the French State Council (Conseil d'Etat) set aside an international arbitral award. The award related to a public contract performed in France.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The subsidiary transferor entered into an SPA for the sale of shares in another company to the transferee, a holding company.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
We sent out a client alert in April on the approaching entry into force of the new French civil code. We highlighted four innovations arising out of this major legal reform.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 1 October 2016, the French consumer class action celebrated two years of existence. The initial assessment is rather reassuring for companies...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In France, a failure to mediate, conciliate or even negotiate prior to initiating claim, can be a source of significant risk to a claimant in arbitration and court proceedings.
Jones Day
The Conseil d'Etat recently referred to the Conseil constitutionnel three interesting QPC in the field of taxation.
Field Fisher
A general overview of the French rules of civil and commercial procedure, and how they differ from those in the US.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
This alert draws attention to the approaching entry into force of the new French civil code. This will be of interest to all parties with French law-governed agreements or that do business in France – especially regarding contracts that are due for renewal after 1 October 2016. Terms and conditions should be reviewed and, where necessary, legal advice taken on some of the innovations under the new law.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Partner Emmanuel Gaillard (Paris-International Arbitration) delivered concluding remarks at a symposium held in Paris on 27 June 2013 on the Financial Aspects of Arbitration.
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