Global biopharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb has promoted Betty Edery to the post of general counsel for France, just over a year after making its last local head of legal appointment.
Ashurst and Linklaters have won top roles on the £1.3bn reverse takeover of engineering software company Aveva Group by French-based Schneider Electric.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Linklaters have acted on the £992m sale of Anglo American’s 50 per cent interest in Lafarge Tarmac.
Eli Lilly succeeds in overturning award of DNIs regarding UK, FR, IT and ES designations of its European patent download subscription
The Court of Appeal has delivered its long-awaited judgment in the Actavis v Eli Lillydispute, ruling that Actavis is not entitled to a declaration of noninfringement (DNI) of Eli Lilly’s European patent.
Buying and owning a French residential property in 2015 download subscription
This brochure looks at the tax aspects of buying and owning a property in France in 2015 in line with the most recent tax changes.
ECHR ruled dawn raids violated fundamental rights in France download subscription
In a recent ruling, the ECHR stated that inspections and seizures carried out by investigators at the premises of two companies suspected of anticompetitive practices violated the European Convention on Human Rights.
Businesses displaying non-French trademarks on commercial signage do not contravene Quebec's language laws download subscription
A unanimous decision of the Quebec Court of Appeal has confirmed that businesses are under no obligation to add a French-language description to their trademarks displayed exclusively in a language other than French
Capital gains of non-French tax residents download subscription
Principle of the free movement of capital upheld in recent decision.
Cross-border insolvency: who can apply for the opening of a secondary procedure? download subscription
The ECJ has held a secondary insolvency proceeding in the member state where the debtor has its registered office may be opened at the request of creditors entitled under the law of that state.
French dawn raids violated fundamental rights, ECHR rules download subscription
Ruling has significant consequences on dawn raids by French competition authorities, who must now be sure to exclude privileged and unrelated documents.
Franco-German tax treaty amended download subscription
After the amendment to the Franco-Luxembourg tax treaty of September 2014 it is the turn of the Franco-German tax treaty, with an amendment concluded on 31 March.