France’s legal reforms reinforce its business attractiveness for foreign investors: overview of the business practice and legal updates

09 novembre 2017

Tax and Regulations Committee

France is implementing new reforms in several fields of the economy which may create business opportunities for existing players and potential new entrants.

France’s regulatory environment should enhance and sustain the growth of business in France, with the deregulation of certain markets (transportation, health industry, energy, etc.),  an increased flexibility and foreseeability in employment relationships brought by the recent labor law reform, more flexible rules applicable to corporations, and a new framework for Data Protection in the EU (GDPR). In the context of the Brexit, these changes should also increase the attractiveness of Paris as one of the major world financial centers. 

What are the key French regulations impacting the investments and businesses of Japanese and foreign companies in France? How will these reforms help the development and enhance the profitability of their businesses in France?

This seminar will be delivered by Raphaël Chantelot and Emmanuel Tricot, Partners at the head office of LPA-CGR avocats in Paris. LPA-CGR avocats (formerly named Lefèvre Pelletier & Associés), is one of France’s leading independent law firms, with 10 offices worldwide, including Algiers, Casablanca, Douala/Yaounde, Dubai, Hong Kong, Munich, Brussels, Shanghai and Tokyo. LPA-CGR Avocats is the only French law firm established in Tokyo.


About the speakers


Raphaël Chantelot, Member of the Paris and New York Bars, is specialized in M&A transactions and joint ventures. Based in the M&A department in Paris, Raphael advises French and Foreign clients on corporate and financial matters, including cross-border mergers and acquisitions, project finance and capital market transactions, in deals involving listed and unlisted companies, in Europe and Asia, notably in Tokyo and Shanghai.
 


Emmanuel Tricot, PhD, Member of the Paris Bar also active in Brussels, is focusing on EU and French competition and distribution regulations. His practice covers several areas of business, such as industry, physical and online distribution networks, telecom, railroad, energy, insurance and reinsurance. His team provides services on merger control,  cartel and abuse of dominance, antitrust disputes, compliance, antidumping and State aids issues.

Date Thursday, November 9, 2017
Time From 18:30 to 20:30 (doors open at 18:00)
Venue French Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Address Iida Bldg 1F, 5-5 Rokubancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Admission fee (includes networking buffet and wines)
Members and guests from LPA-CGR: free of charge
Non-members: 7,000 yen/person (to be paid online by credit card or in cash at the door)
Language English (with Japanese translation) 
Deadline for registration/cancellation Thursday, November 2, 2017, 17:00


Any cancellation after the deadline or no-show will be charged. 

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