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Shearman & Sterling LLP
Partner Emmanuel Gaillard (Paris–International Arbitration) delivered the 2018 Lalive Lecture in Geneva on July 5, 2018. In the lecture titled "The Myth of Harmony in International Arbitration,"
August Debouzy
Après une première lecture, on ne peut sentir qu'une forme de compassion pour les particuliers parties au litige qui vient d'être définitivement tranché par la Cour de cassation le 5 juillet 2018[1].
Soulier Avocats
Consacré par l'Assemblée Plénière de la Cour de cassation en février 2009[1], le principe de l'estoppel permet une cohérence des débats en interdisant ...
Soulier Avocats
Laid down by the plenary assembly of the cour de cassation in february 2009, the principle of estoppel ensures a consistency in litigants' discussions before a court of law as it prohibits a party to...
Soulier Avocats
Procedural issues, recourses, expert investigations and other delaying tactics are primarily the main cause for delay.
Dentons
By a decision dated March 28, 2018, the social chamber of the French Supreme Court has provided unprecedented clarification concerning the rules for the computation of periods in terms of recurring consultations...
Jones Day
Class actions (action de groupe) were implemented in France in 2014. Three-and-a-half years after its entry into force, the French class action has not met the expected results.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The new international divisions of the Paris Commercial Court and the Paris Court of Appeal, also known as the "International Chambers," will start operating imminently.
August Debouzy
On February 7th, 2018, the protocols establishing the CICAP were signed in the presence of the Minister of Justice Nicole Belloubet, the President of the Paris Bar Marie-Aimée Peyron, and Chantal Arens and...
Vannin Capital
In this edition of Who Wins, Where and Why?, I have the privilege to write about my adoptive home – Paris, France.
Vannin Capital
The popularity of international arbitration in Paris has been established for decades.
Orrick
France's highest court has put an end to a high-profile and long-running litigation challenge by French businessman Bernard Tapie and his group of companies against Orrick client Consortium...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Dresser-Rand Companies challenged part of the arbitral award at the Paris Court of Appeal.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
New French contract law provisions are now in force and apply to any contracts concluded after 1 October 2016.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 9 November 2016 and for the first time, the French State Council (Conseil d'Etat) set aside an international arbitral award. The award related to a public contract performed in France.
McDermott Will & Emery
The foreign discovery rules under 28 US Code Section 1782 provides countries where discovery is either forbidden or severely restricted, with a competitive advantage in international litigation.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 1 October 2016, the French consumer class action celebrated two years of existence. The initial assessment is rather reassuring for companies...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In France, a failure to mediate, conciliate or even negotiate prior to initiating claim, can be a source of significant risk to a claimant in arbitration and court proceedings.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
We sent out a client alert in April on the approaching entry into force of the new French civil code. We highlighted four innovations arising out of this major legal reform.
Fieldfisher LLP
A general overview of the French rules of civil and commercial procedure, and how they differ from those in the US.
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Vannin Capital
In this edition of Who Wins, Where and Why?, I have the privilege to write about my adoptive home – Paris, France.
Soulier Avocats
Procedural issues, recourses, expert investigations and other delaying tactics are primarily the main cause for delay.
Soulier Avocats
Consacré par l'Assemblée Plénière de la Cour de cassation en février 2009[1], le principe de l'estoppel permet une cohérence des débats en interdisant ...
August Debouzy
Après une première lecture, on ne peut sentir qu'une forme de compassion pour les particuliers parties au litige qui vient d'être définitivement tranché par la Cour de cassation le 5 juillet 2018[1].
Vannin Capital
The popularity of international arbitration in Paris has been established for decades.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The new international divisions of the Paris Commercial Court and the Paris Court of Appeal, also known as the "International Chambers," will start operating imminently.
McDermott Will & Emery
The foreign discovery rules under 28 US Code Section 1782 provides countries where discovery is either forbidden or severely restricted, with a competitive advantage in international litigation.
August Debouzy
On February 7th, 2018, the protocols establishing the CICAP were signed in the presence of the Minister of Justice Nicole Belloubet, the President of the Paris Bar Marie-Aimée Peyron, and Chantal Arens and...
Soulier Avocats
Laid down by the plenary assembly of the cour de cassation in february 2009, the principle of estoppel ensures a consistency in litigants' discussions before a court of law as it prohibits a party to...
Dentons
By a decision dated March 28, 2018, the social chamber of the French Supreme Court has provided unprecedented clarification concerning the rules for the computation of periods in terms of recurring consultations...
Jones Day
Class actions (action de groupe) were implemented in France in 2014. Three-and-a-half years after its entry into force, the French class action has not met the expected results.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 9 November 2016 and for the first time, the French State Council (Conseil d'Etat) set aside an international arbitral award. The award related to a public contract performed in France.
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