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Dechert Paris partner Mayer quits firm citing conflicts

24-Mar-2015 | By Joanne Harris

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.

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Wragge Lawrence Graham expands Paris team with WFW infrastructure hires

24-Mar-2015 | By Joanne Harris

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.

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France's Darrois makes rare lateral hire of A&O corporate partner

10-Mar-2015 | By Joanne Harris

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.

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Very positive changes in French capital gains tax on the sale of French real estate download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 5-Mar-2015

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

Eversheds 11-Feb-2015

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 5-Feb-2015

NCTM has released the February-March 2015 edition of its Shipping and Transport Bulletin.

Fashion matters: falling out of fashion download subscription

Collyer Bristow 3-Feb-2015

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

Shepherd and Wedderburn 2-Feb-2015

There have also been several attempts to register the phrase ‘Je suis Charlie’ as a trademark.

Competition News — January 2015 download subscription

Dentons 27-Jan-2015

Competition news from across Europe. 

Serbia updates tax legislation download subscription

Karanovic & Nikolic 22-Jan-2015

New social security treaty signed between Serbia and France.

Competition News — December 2014: Paris Court of Appeal and the Competition Authority download subscription

Dentons 6-Jan-2015

Dentons has released the December 2014 edition of its Competition News publication.

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