State Reports - France

Legislative news from France
Author: Jean-Luc VALLENS (Honorary Judge, Professor Emeritus, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2021 Autumn edition

French pre-insolvency proceedings: A before and after the COVID period? 
Author: Georges-Louis HARANG (HOCHE Avocats) and Gaël COUTURIER (FHB)
Source: Eurofenix, 2021 Autumn edition

France: National courts should facilitate enforcement of foreign judgements
Author: Jean-Luc VALLENS (Honorary Judge, Professor Emeritus, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2021 Summer edition

Lessons to be learned from the Nortel Case
Author : Reinhard DAMMAN (Dammann Avocat/Sciences Po Paris, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2020-21 Winter edition 

In the digital-tech pipeline for 2021 and beyond
Authors: José CARLES, Laurent Le PAJOLEC and David ORSULA, (Co-chairs of the Insolvency Tech & Digital Assets Wing)
Source: Eurofenix, 2020-21 Winter edition 


La transposition de la directive « restructuration et insolvabilité » : ce qui va changer en Europe ? Opportunité pour la place de Paris ?
Authors: Reinhard DAMMAN (Dammann Avocat/Sciences Po Paris, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2020 Summer edition 

Time to stay calm and act rationally
Author: Jocelyn MARTEL (Professor of Finance, ESSEC Business School, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2020 Summer edition 

Cyber risks, corporate responsibilities and international challenges 
Author: Ludovic VAN EGROO (Institut d’Etudes Politiques Lille, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2019 Spring edition

An update of French Law on Insolvency
Author: Jean-Luc VALLENS (Honorary Judge, Professor Emeritus, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2019 Autumn Edition

Crypto-currencies in insolvency proceedings in France: Dealing with highly volatile assets
Author: Anja DROEGE GAGNIER and  Léa MARLIERE (BMH Avocats, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2019 Summer Edition

The Preventive Restructuring Directive: A French perspective
Author: Jean-Luc VALLENS (Court of Appeal of Colmar, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2019 Spring Edition

France is catching up
Authors: Reinhard DAMMAN (Clifford Chance, Paris)
Source: Eurofenix, 2018 Autumn edition

France: Decline in the number of French collective proceedings opened by the courts confirmed
Author: Catherine OTTAWAY (Hoche Société d'Avocats, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2018 Spring edition

The status of Judicial Administrators in France
Author: Isabelle Didier (CID, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2018 Spring edition

The French insolvency regime moves forward
Author: Jean-Luc VALLENS (Court of Appeal of Colmar, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2017 Summer Edition

Cyber-risk: A new factor for corporate insolvency?
Author: Ludovic VAN EGROO (Institut d’Etudes Politiques Lille, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2017 Spring edition

French insolvency statistics: Fluctuat nec mergitur?
Author: Emmanuelle INACIO (Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2017 Spring Edition

How do we value start-ups facing insolvency?
Author: Ludovic VAN EGROO (Altedia Lee Hecht Harrison and Institut d’Etudes Politiques Lille, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2016 Winter edition

France: Co-employment is strictly defined, but the notion is applied on a case-to-case basis
Author: Catherine OTTAWAY (Hoche Société d'Avocats, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2016 Autumn edition

Reform of the French “Civil code”
Authors: Catherine OTTAWAY and Georges-Louis HARANG (Hoche Société d'Avocats, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2016 Summer edition

The FRAM case and the French “Pre-Pack” solution
Authors: Didier BRUERE-DAWSON and Charles MOULETTE (Brown Rudnick, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2016 Spring edition

France: Nineteen specialised commercial courts to deal with the largest insolvencies
Author: Alexandre LE NINIVEN (Squire Patton Boggs, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2016 Spring edition

IP regulation in France set for a shake-up!
Author: Paul OMAR (Nottingham Law School, UK)
Source: Eurofenix, 2015 Winter edition

How the French are fighting money laundering & financial terrorism
Author: Hervé BALLONE (KPMG, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2015 Autumn edition

French Insolvency Statistics
Author: Emmanuelle INACIO (Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2015 Autumn Edition

New rules for the biggest troubled companies and their shareholders
Author: Jean-Luc VALLENS (Court of Appeal of Colmar, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2015 Autumn Edition

New trends and opportunities in France
Authors: Nicolas THEYS and Diane RICAUD (Dentons, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2015 Summer Edition

A special unit to avert entrepreneurs’ relocation to a better world
Author: Marc BINNIÉ (Commercial Court of Saintes, France
Source: Eurofenix, 2014 Winter edition

Tax treatments in France
Author: Hervé BALLONE (KPMG, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2014 Winter edition

French insolvency law recognises insolvency of groups of companies
Author: Judge Jean-Luc VALLENS (Court of Appeal of Colmar, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2014 Winter edition

New reform covering financial difficulties and insolvency in France
Author: Marc ANDRE (Etude Marc André, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2014 Autumn Edition

Seeking amicable proceedings in France: From out of court to pre-pack sale
Author: Jean BARON (CBF Administrateurs Judiciaires, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2014 Summer Edition

The liability of shareholders of French companies
Author: Delphine Caramalli and Guilhem Bremond (Bremond & Associés, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2014 Summer Edition

Reforms planned in France
Author: Judge Jean-Luc VALLENS (Court of Appeal of Colmar, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2014 Spring Edition

France: Commercial code or the civil procedure code?
Author: Judge Jean-Luc VALLENS (Court of Appeal of Colmar, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2014 Spring Edition

The Limits of Protective Measures Applicable to Insolvency Proceedings in France
Author: Marc ANDRE (Etude Marc André, France)
Source: Eurofenix, 2012 Winter Edition

De la conciliation à la sauvegarde financière accélérée - La combinaison est-elle efficace? (French version)
Authors: Jean-Emmanuel KUNTZ et Valentine NURIT (Cabinet Kunz et Associés, France)
Source: Bulletin Joly Entreprises en difficulté, novembre-décembre 2012, p. 389-390 (reproduced with the kind authorization of the authors).

Avocats et administrateurs judiciaires, quelles places respectives au soutien du debiteur? (French version)
Authors: Éric ETIENNE-MARTIN (AJ Partenaires, France) et Gilles PODEUR (Clifford Chance, Paris)
Source: Bulletin Joly Entreprises en difficulté, septembre-octobre 2012, p. 311 (reproduced with the kind authorization of the authors).

Le droit social a l'épreuve de l'instrumentalisation des procédures collectives (French version)
Authors: Reinhard DAMMAN et Samuel FRANCOIS (Clifford Chance, Paris)
Source: Recueil Dalloz, 27 septembre 2012, n°33, p. 2212 (reproduced with the kind authorization of the authors).

Immixtion fautive d'un actionnaire et indemnisation des salariés (French version)
Authors: Reinhard DAMMAN et Mylène BOCHE-ROBINET (Clifford Chance, Paris)
Source: Bulletin Joly Sociétés, juillet-août  2012, p. 201 (reproduced with the kind authorization of the authors).

Le fonds allemand Aurelius condamné pour immixtion dans la gestion du Groupe Quelle La Source (French version)
Authors: Reinhard DAMMAN et Mylène BOCHE-ROBINET (Clifford Chance, Paris)
Source: Option finance as printed on 25 June 2012 (reproduced with the kind authorization of the authors).

Dérives financières (French version)
Authors: Reinhard DAMMAN et Mylène BOCHE-ROBINET (Clifford Chance, Paris)
Source: La Lettre des juristes d'affaires, 25 juin 2012, n°1074 (reproduced with the kind authorization of the authors).

Responsabilité pour soutien abusif de l'article L. 6501 du code de commerce: la fin des incertitudes (French version)
Authors: Reinhard DAMMAN et Alexis RAPP (Clifford Chance, Paris)
Source: Recueil Dalloz, 7 juin 2012, n°22, p. 1455 (reproduced with the kind authorization of the authors).
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