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29 December 2018 | Flore Foyatier

In a chain of contracts transferring ownership, the arbitration clause is automatically transferred

In order to deny the jurisdiction of the Commercial Court of Saint-Malo before which proceedings had been initiated against one of our clients, a Swedish company, the Court of Appeals of Rennes, with which we filed a jurisdictional objection, ruled that an arbitration clause was enforceable against our opponent event though it had not signed […]

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30 March 2018 | Anaëlle Idjeri

The arbitration clause included in a Bilateral Investment Treaty concluded between two Members States is incompatible with EU law

On March 6, 2018, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union issued a judgment stating that the UNCITRAL arbitration clause included in a Bilateral Investment Treaty that establishes a mechanism for settling disputes between an investor and an EU Member State is incompatible with EU law. On March 16, 2018, […]

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28 February 2018 | Flore Foyatier

Paris Court of Appeals: Creation of a Chamber specialized in international commercial disputes

On February 7, 2018, a new Chamber dedicated to international commercial disputes was created within the Paris Court of Appeals. With the prospects of Brexit and as part of a strategy aimed at re-positioning France on the international economic scene, Paris is increasing its attractiveness for foreign investors. Article authored in collaboration with Marie Stervinou, […]

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31 March 2017 | Geoffroy Lacroix

DGCCRF’s 2016 activity report

On February 23, 2016, the Direction Générale de la Concurrence, de la Consommation et de la Répression des Fraudes (General Directorate for Competition, Consumer Protection and Frauds, hereinafter “DGCCRF”) released it 2016 activity report. In this report, the DGCCRF – which monitors the proper operation of the markets to the benefit of consumers and businesses […]

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