With a focus on internationalisation and a determination to forge bonds with clients, European firms are finding their City bases increasingly important
Those chic Parisian boutiques keep making bread, but international firms are finding the French market has passed its best
The glass ceiling is still in place in the French legal profession as, although there are far more young women than men involved, they are not making partner
With senior lawyers quitting the muscle outfits in France to do their own thing, the trend towards boutique firms is gathering pace, says James Swift
The clarity of Anglo-Saxon M&A contracts has given them prominence in French transactional law, and helped France compete on the global stage. By William Curtin
Gide Loyrette Nouel is adding a team of nine lawyers from German firm Beiten Burkhardt in Ukraine, as the latter closes down its presence in the country.
Speechly Bircham has launched in Paris, just three months after opening a base in Geneva.
French independent August & Debouzy is launching a scheme to support young entrepreneurs, inviting French start-up companies to bid for one of 10 low-priced support packages.
What next for Iran and sanctions? download subscription
Talks took place in Geneva between Iran and high level delegates from the US, the UK, France, Germany, Russia and China, facilitated by the European Union.
Interim deal on Iran sanctions policy involves limited changes download subscription
Despite confusing media reports, the interim nuclear deal reached by Iran and the P5+1 would change very little in US and multilateral sanctions policy.
Iran sanctions — November 2013 agreement subscription
Over recent weeks, the P5 1 have been engaged in discussions with Iran with the aim of reaching an agreement over Iran’s nuclear programme.
Jurisdiction in online copyright infringement download subscription
Mr Pinckney lived in France and wrote songs protected by copyright in France.
Subject access rights and their use in France download subscription
The access right is the right for an individual to ask whether an organisation holds and/or processes personal data relating to the individual and enables the individual to obtain a copy.
France: introduction of class actions expected in early 2014 download subscription
On 2 May 2013, a ‘Consumer’ Bill was submitted to the French Council of Ministers aimed at improving the information provided to consumers.
Real-estate news download subscription
Commercial real estate remains an attractive investment. Investors are seeking to take advantage of opportunities created by favourable exchange rates and access to foreign capital.
Anti-abuse measure on indebtedness involving related parties download subscription
On 25 September 2013, the French government released the key measures of the draft Finance Bill for 2014 that would have a notable impact on French companies.