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Subscribe to our Retail news list to receive the invite The pace of change across the retail sector continues to escalate thanks to the disruptive nature of new technology, greater...

Written on: 6 Aug 2018


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The Digital Revolution: transformation and disruption

Digital Revolution Knowledge Lawyer Catherine Hammon considers the disruption and transformation that new technology is bringing – along with the potential impact and legal issues that it poses. You can watch the...

Written on: 6 Aug 2018


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FinTech Update | July 2018

The FinTech sector is red-hot right now. It is becoming a major focus for nearly all firms, from traditional financial institutions significantly increasing their FinTech investments, to the tech start-ups...

Written on: 30 Jul 2018


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French Minister of Economy triggers Phase III and decides to examine a merger operation already cleared by the French Competition Authority

On 14 June 2018, the French Competition Authority (FCA) cleared a merger in the canned pre-prepared meals market involving the sole control acquisition by Financière Cofigeo (Cofigeo) of certain securities...

Written on: 26 Jul 2018


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French Competition Authority announces measures aimed at simplifying merger control rules

On 7 June 2018, the French Competition Authority (FCA) released a statement regarding changes and measures to simplify and modernise its merger control rules. Based on a review of recent cases...

Written on: 26 Jul 2018


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French Supreme Court rules that the notion of economic entity is not applicable to torts resulting from unfair competition conduct

On 14 February 2018, the French Supreme Court confirmed the Paris Court of Appeal's recent interpretation of "single economic entity" (or "undertaking"), finding that a parent company cannot be held...

Written on: 26 Jul 2018


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TOP SECRET! How have Member States implemented the new EU Trade Secrets Directive?

All businesses hold confidential information. For some, confidential know-how can be at least as important as registered IP such as patents. Yet the legal protections given to trade secrets across...

Written on: 8 Jun 2018


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French Competition Authority concludes its market inquiry into online advertising and announces possible investigations

On 6 March 2018, the French Competition Authority (FCA) released the result of its 2-year inquiry into the online advertising sector. The report describes a thriving yet increasingly complex market,...

Written on: 23 May 2018


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French Anti-Corruption Authority issues precise and detailed guidelines on compliance programs

The French anti-corruption law issued on 9 December  2016 (Sapin II) requires companies with more than 500 employees and a turnover of more than EUR 100 million to have implemented...

Written on: 17 May 2018


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