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The Fiducie-sûreté: The Most Effective French Security Interest?
The French fiducie, introduced following years of debate into French law in 2007, is directly inspired by the English trust mechanism.
4 Nov 2015
Further Changes To French Corporate And Insolvency Legislation
In this article, Anker Sorensen, a partner of the Financial Industry Group of the Paris office of Reed Smith LLP, practicing predominantly in the area of corporate and restructuring, shortly describes and comments the main changes which have been introduced by the "Macron law" in the insolvency/corporate restructuring area
20 Oct 2015
French Supreme Court Rules Out Liability For Undercapitalising Companies
In this article, Anker Sorensen, a senior partner of the Financial Industry Group of Reed Smith in Paris, practicing predominantly in the area of Corporate and Restructuring, discusses two recent decisions rendered by the Commercial chamber of the French Supreme Court.
10 Aug 2015
The Versailles Court Of Appeal Fine-Tunes The Duty Of Loyalty Owed By Managing Directors
A Managing Director of a French Société Anonyme has a statutory duty of loyalty towards the shareholders of such company.
18 Apr 2015
Storms Gathering For Restructuring Of Group Entities Underscore Need For Up-To-Date Advice
In this article, the author Anker Sorensen, a senior partner of the Financial Industry Group of Reed Smith Paris, practising predominantly in the area of Corporate and Restructuring, sets out various recent labor related reforms applicable in France in 2014 and discusses recent court decisions, ..
30 Dec 2014
ROME II – Opportunities And Risks For The Financial Sector
This alert reports a French case that relates to a hedge fund registered in the Cayman Islands, the investment agreement of which was governed by Cayman law, and where the actions complained about (withdrawing from the fund) were arguably strongly connected with the Cayman Islands.
22 Nov 2013
French Ruling Reinforces Board Members’ Right To Information Prior To Their Revocation
The French Court of cassation recently decided that it is a prerequisite that board members of public companies be informed of the reasons for their revocation, prior to this issue being put to a vote.
30 Sep 2013
Distribution Of Dividends In Kind: A Useful Way To Divest Company Holdings In Favour Of Shareholders: TCI, EADS, Dassault And Co.
Like English and U.S. laws, French law allows, under certain conditions, public joint stock companies or simplified joint stock companies to distribute dividends in kind to their shareholders.
30 Sep 2013
Creditors Beware - Time To Health Check Your Terms And Conditions Of Sale & Invoicing Practices
In France, it is an irony that EU legislative provisions intended to encourage prompt payment of invoices by debtors should result in criminal prosecutions against creditors.
European Union
13 Mar 2013
Petroplus Group Enters Insolvency Proceedings
Petroplus, the largest independent refiner and wholesaler of petroleum products in Europe entered into various insolvency proceedings in Switzerland, England and Wales, France, Germany and Belgium on 24-27 January 2012 after the group failed to reach agreement with its creditors to extend the deadline of its loan repayments.
European Union
7 Feb 2012
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