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French Finance Acts for 2018

The Finance Act for 2018, the Rectifying Finance Act for 2017 and the Social Security financing Act for 2018 were published in the Official Gazette. The main measures relating to...

Written on: 12 Jan 2018


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Whistleblowing: a new regulation in France in January 2018

While members of the European Parliament are calling for a whistleblowing program to protect whistleblowers who contribute to protect the EU financial interests, France recently enacted the Sapin II Act...

Written on: 10 Jan 2018


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Influencer Marketing: a guide to regulation across Europe

Our at-a-glance guide to influencer marketing regulation across Europe examines the law in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK, considering: What does the law say? Who...

Written on: 17 Nov 2017


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IP@OC | November 2017

Welcome to the latest edition of Osborne Clarke’s international Intellectual Property update. In this edition we focus on trade marks. With cross-border commerce and international expansion increasingly causing international brands...

Written on: 3 Nov 2017


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Significant Labor reforms in France: what do employers need to know and do?

On 22 September 2017, the French President, Emmanuel Macron, executed five legal ordinances making important changes to French Labor law. The reforms are wide-ranging and extensive – significantly changing the...

Written on: 10 Oct 2017


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Osborne Clarke’s recent growth and successes

Osborne Clarke’s growth and successes over the past year

Written on: 25 Sep 2017


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Looking ahead: competition litigation in 2018

In this article published in the international comparative legal guides, Alexandre Glatz, Partner and Charles Meteaut, Associate at Osborne Clarke discuss the competition litigation environment in 2018. Read the article...

Written on: 13 Sep 2017


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French Competition Authority leaves uncertain the antitrust scrutiny of major players in the Online Advertising sector

The President of the French Competition Authority (FCA), Isabelle de Silva, recently provided some interesting information regarding the on-going inquiry in the online advertising sector. Launched in the spring of...

Written on: 21 Aug 2017


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EU Legislation Watch: New Rules for Consumer Contracts under the Digital Content Directive

As part of the Digital Single Market initiative, European legislators are in the final stages of implementing a new Directive that will fundamentally change the contractual regime for selling digital...

Written on: 21 Aug 2017


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