Covington & Burling, Latham & Watkins, Mayer Brown and French firm Franklin are among the firms advising in Altice’s acquisition of US rival Suddenlink, in a deal valued at $9.1bn (£5.86m)
A Paris employment tribunal has landed Dentons with a €60,000 damages bill after finding that the firm unlawfully made a secretary redundant immediately prior to the 2013 merger between legacy Salans and SNR Denton.
French boutique Villey Giraud Grolleaud has made its first lateral hire since launching two years ago, picking up Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) corporate partner Frédéric Grillier.
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.
The French Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by magazine owners against a decision of the Paris Court of Appeal that it could not claim infringement of marks MATCH and PARIS MATCH by the dating website Match.com.
Courts split over distinctiveness of Guerlain’s Samsara trademark download subscription
The General Court and the Italian Tribunals disagree on the distinctive characteristics of Guerlain’s Samsara trademark
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.