The former managing partner of Olswang’s Paris office has quit the firm with a team of lawyers to become banking head at French firm UGGC.
Gide Loyrette Nouel has hired Baker & McKenzie’s Paris general director as its first secretary-general, responsible for implementing the firm’s corporate strategy.
Fieldfisher has cast a wide net to snare lateral hires in Europe, but what is its strategy on the continent?
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.
Governments’ efforts to curb what they perceive to be aggressive international tax planning is leading many multinational companies to question their tax advice.