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France

Administrative and public law

Bersay & Associés

FTPA

Pamina Avocats

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés

Herald Avocats

Foley Hoag

Aramis

Lacourte Raquin Tatar

DS Avocats

Reinhart Marville Torre

Eversheds Sutherland (France) LLP

Franklin

Banking and finance: Bank regulatory

Clifford Chance

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.

Spitz Poulle Kannan

Banking and finance: transactional work

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Shearman & Sterling LLP

DLA Piper

Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP

Goodwin

Jones Day

Dentons

Baker McKenzie

Capital markets: debt capital markets

DLA Piper

Compliance

Cohen & Gresser LLP

Jones Day

Bougartchev Moyne Associés

August Debouzy

Taylor Wessing

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.

Eversheds Sutherland (France) LLP

Derivatives and structured finance

CMS

Orrick Rambaud Martel

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.

Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP

Clifford Chance

Jones Day

Dispute resolution: International arbitration

August Debouzy

Altana

Fischer, Tandeau de Marsac, Sur & Associés

DWF (France) AARPI

Winston & Strawn LLP

Foley Hoag

Bird & Bird

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés

McDermott Will & Emery AARPI

Proskauer Rose LLP

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Simmons & Simmons

FTPA

Pinsent Masons LLP

Jeantet

Dispute resolution: White-collar crime

Clifford Chance

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Soulez Larivière et Associés

McDermott Will & Emery AARPI

Dethomas Peltier Juvigny & Associés

Schapira Associés

White & Case LLP

Visconti & Grundler

Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.

BG2V

Lantourne & Associés

Bochamp

August Debouzy

Chemarin & Limbour

Altana

Gutkès Avocats

Courrégé-Foreman

EU, competition and distribution

Bird & Bird

UGGC Avocats

August Debouzy

Cornet Vincent Ségurel

DS Avocats

Almain

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés

LPA-CGR avocats

Eversheds Sutherland (France) LLP

Dentons

DLA Piper

AyacheSalama

Borrel Avocats

Employment

Jeantet

Coblence Avocats

brL Avocats

Jones Day

UGGC Avocats

Clifford Chance

Squire Patton Boggs

Reinhart Marville Torre

AyacheSalama

Latham & Watkins

TNDA: Tuffal-Nerson Douarre & Associés

Baker McKenzie

Cohen & Gresser LLP

Franklin

Bird & Bird

Dechert LLP

Environment

DS Avocats

Foley Hoag

Baker McKenzie

Mergers and acquisitions

Simmons & Simmons

Norton Rose Fulbright

Viguié Schmidt & Associés

Lacourte Raquin Tatar

Veil Jourde

August Debouzy

Goodwin

Franklin

Villey Girard Grolleaud

FTPA

Jeantet

DLA Piper

Orrick Rambaud Martel

Dethomas Peltier Juvigny & Associés

Project finance

Norton Rose Fulbright

DLA Piper

Simmons & Simmons

Eversheds Sutherland (France) LLP

Pinsent Masons LLP

Gowling WLG

CMS

Jones Day

Real estate

Taylor Wessing

Sekri Valentin Zerrouk

Reinhart Marville Torre

King & Spalding LLP

UGGC Avocats

BG2V

Tax

Goodwin

Villey Girard Grolleaud

Delaby Dorison Avocats

Dentons

Fairway A.A.R.P.I.

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés

King & Spalding LLP

Racine

Scotto Partners

Archers A.A.R.P.I.

Cohen & Gresser LLP

Jeantet

LPA-CGR avocats

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Philippe Derouin

BDGS Associés

France: Intellectual property

Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs

FTPA

Gowling WLG

Baker McKenzie

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés

BCTG Avocats

Altana

Dechert LLP

Intellectual property: copyright

FTPA

Taliens

Laude Esquier Champey

Altana


Legal Developments in France

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to
  • CHINA - PERSONAL TAXATION AND SOCIAL SECURITY : CHINESE AND FOREIGN NATIONALS ON AN EQUAL FOOTING

    The People's Republic of China has initiated an overhaul of its social security system, reformed the personal taxation regime and has extended the scope of these laws to foreigners residing in China.
  • MOROCCO TO BECOME THE LEADING FINANCIAL PLACE IN AFRICA

    The Kingdom of Morocco is supporting the ambition of becoming the leading financial place for Africa. In this context, a wave of draft laws is to be passed and implemented within the following months, amongst which, the Law No. 53.08, setting up a new financial authority, and the Law No. 54.08, reforming public offering rules, are of paramount importance to Moroccan and foreign issuers, and financial institutions.
  • ACQUISITIONS IN CHINA : ASSET OR SHARE DEAL?

    The opportunities offered to foreign investors by the Chinese mergers and acquisitions market are increasing every year: in 2010, transactions involving foreign companies came to 60.1 billion euros, an increase of 21.2% compared with 2009. Seen from the West, where markets are declining, all sectors of the Chinese economy seem to be undergoing promising development and the statistics indicate that the Middle Empire will be a lasting springboard for growth.
  • Prime de Partage des Profits

    Le dispositif L’article 1er de la loi de financement rectificative de la Sécurité sociale pour 2011 oblige les sociétés commerciales de 50 salariés et plus, dont les dividendes par part sociale ou par action sont en augmentation par rapport à la moyenne des deux années précédentes, à verser une prime à l’ensemble de leurs salariés
  • BULGARIA MARKET OVERVIEW

    Types of investors The private equity (PE) funds that are active in Bulgaria are not raised or registered in the country. Some Bulgarian PE funds were raised recently, but there are no statistics as to the sources of their funding, their number, the funds that were accumulated, etc.
  • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS REGARDING COMMITMENTS

    THE PROCEDURE IS CLARIFIED, BUT MAY COMMITMENTS APPLY WITHOUT LIMIT?
  • Landmark decision by French Competition Authority in conditioned LPG case

    cartel case closed after discovery that leniency application was largely based on forgeries and rejection of collective dominant position objection.
  • 2012 supplementary budget

    The second supplementary budget published in the Official Gazette September 19, 2011 provides for two key measures that affect the deferral of tax losses and taxation of capital gains realized on the sale of equity securities .
  • Actualité législative fiscale

    Au delà des mesures applicables à l’ensemble des contribuables (telles que la limitation du report des déficits ou la réforme du mode de calcul des plus values sur cessions de participations),le plan de réduction des déficits annoncé le 24 août dernier par le gouvernement comprend des mesures qui intéressent spécifiquement les acteurs du secteur financier.
  • Réforme fiscale

    À la une Parmi les mesures annoncées par le Premier Ministre dans le cadre du plan de réduction des déficits, deux d’entre elles sont susceptibles d’affecter de nombreuses entreprises