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International Economic Crime Conference

The 2nd Economic Crime Conference 23 June from 4pm–6pm CET / 7am–9am PST Aliant is delighted to announce its second International Economic Crime Conference on the 23 June 2022, which will focus on current global trends in sanctions and Asset Rec...

The challenges of the future “restructuring and insolvency” ordinance

The law of May 22, 2019 relating to the action plan for the growth and transformation of companies, the "PACTE law", covers many areas of application with the objective of giving companies the means to adapt to an increasingly competitive market by s...

Corruption in France: the Anti-Corruption Act about to be amended

The French Parliament recently assessed the anti-corruption act of 2016 (“Sapin 2”). In their report of 7 July 2021, deputies Raphael Gauvain and Olivier Marleix issued 50 propositions aiming at “infusing new life to the anti-corruption policy ...

Grounds of appeal against a decision made after a referral from the French Supreme Court: the annulment of an annulment is now possible!

The French Supreme Court, meeting in Plenary Assembly, just overruled the praetorian rule, dating from 1971, according to which it is not possible to appeal against a decision made in a case referred back by French Supreme Court insofar as such decis...

Starting point of the five-year time limit applicable to the French legal guarantee against hidden defects: the Commercial court of Paris just set the cat among the pigeons

Legal actions between merchants are subject to the five-year time limit set forth by Article L.110-4 of the French code of commerce, pursuant to which "the obligations arising from their commerce between merchants or between merchants and non-merchan...