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Liability of de facto directors vs de jure directors: a very fine line

What are the elements characterizing the de facto direction? In a recent ruling, the French Court of Cassation once again recalled the main principles applicable in this area (Com. 2 June 2021, n°20-13.735). As a rule, any person who carries out pos...

The Ultimate Beneficial Owner register is now available online for free!

How to access the register? What type of information can you get? Since its introduction by the Ordonnance n°2016-1635, of December 1, 2020, the register of ultimate beneficial owners of legal entities whose registered office is located in France ...

Shareholders’ Meeting Requirements: further Extension of Ordinance No. 2020-321 to July 31, 2021

Measures adapting Shareholders' Meeting Requirements to adress the Covid-19 pandemic are extended Ordinance n° 2020-321 of March 25, 2020, issued in application of article 11 of Law n° 2020-290 of March 23, 2020 on the emergency response to the Cov...

Key steps to create your own company in France

Choose the main characteristics of your company Prepare legal documentation Deposit of the share capital Signature of the company's incorporation documents Carry out the compulsory formalities Filing of the registration file with the Trade and Compa...

Registration of electronically signed documents

Since 1 January 2021, companies have been able to register electronically signed private deeds with the competent registration services, with the exception of unilateral promises of sale mentioned in Article 1589-2 of the Civil Code. The curren...

The organization of general meeting at the time of Covid-19: prorogation and clarification of the applicable legal regime

Although the exceptional and derogatory regime resulting from the Ordonnance n°2020-321 of March 25, 2020 had come to determine the new rules applicable to the general meetings of shareholders convened and held during the period of health crisis rel...