Dechert arbitration partner Pierre Mayer is quitting the firm’s Paris office to set up his own practice, citing his reasons for leaving as increasing conflicts of interest and a wish to focus on working as an arbitrator.
Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has added an infrastructure and projects team from Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) to its Paris office, giving it the ability to compete for francophone African deals.
French firm Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier has made its first lateral hire for two years, picking up Allen & Overy (A&O) corporate partner Marcus Billam along with a counsel from the magic circle firm.
Very positive changes in French capital gains tax on the sale of French real estate download subscription
Last year there were positive and interesting developments regarding French capital gains tax applicable to non-French tax residents. News that these developments are now confirmed will be welcomed by many.
Global labour law update: France download subscription
French employers are regularly subject to social security audits performed by URSSAF to check whether social security contributions have been duly paid.
Shipping and Transport Bulletin: new Italian rules on road haulage; French aid to SNCF incompatible with state aid rules; and more download subscription
NCTM has released the February-March 2015 edition of its Shipping and Transport Bulletin.
Fashion matters: falling out of fashion download subscription
Following a protracted dispute, a Paris employment court rejected John Galliano’s £10m claim against his employers at Christian Dior SA and his own eponymous label for his dismissal in 2011.
La moralité de ‘Je suis Charlie’ download subscription
There have also been several attempts to register the phrase ‘Je suis Charlie’ as a trademark.
Competition News — January 2015 download subscription
Competition news from across Europe.
Serbia updates tax legislation download subscription
New social security treaty signed between Serbia and France.
Competition News — December 2014: Paris Court of Appeal and the Competition Authority download subscription
Dentons has released the December 2014 edition of its Competition News publication.