International Deal Making – Assisting Acquirers

QUESTION ONE – In your experience, what are the key considerations that international clients should have the front of mind when assessing a target company for acquisition in your jurisdiction? When contemplating a cross-border acquisition, the main question for a potential buyer is whether the company considered for acquisition fits the buyer’s develop­ment strategy. A […]

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Relationship Tensions: protecting attorney/client privilege while respecting tax avoidance legislation

A number of legislative measures restraining the attorney-client privilege have been implemented in France during the past 20 years. The most controversial of these restraints affect tax attorneys, who are often authors of the out-lines of tax regularisation. As a fundamental ethi-cal principle of the profession, the attorney-client privilege is actively protected by French attorney […]

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Relationship Tensions: Protecting Attorney/Client Privilege while Respecting Tax Avoidance legislation

A number of legislative measures restraining the attorney-client privilege have been implemented in France during the past 20 years. The most controversial of these restraints affect tax attorneys, who are often authors of the outlines of tax regularisation. As a fundamental ethical principle of the profession, the attorney-client privilege is actively protected by French attorney […]

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GDPR: Same, Same But Different…

On 25 May this year, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force. This moment has been the focus of a large amount of attention, especially in terms of its scope and comprehensive obligations, which overstrain small businesses in particular. However, after thousands of data protection declarations from different companies have been put online, […]

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The conflict between the attorney – client privilege and the anti – money laundering legislation in France

Since two decades a number of legislative measures restraining the attorney-client privilege have been implemented in France. The most controversial consequences have affected the tax attorneys, who are often authors of the outlines of tax regularization. Being a fundamental ethical principle of the profession, the attorney-client privilege was actively protected by French attorneys associations on […]

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The arduous indemnification of France’s Jews

The Decree n° 99-778 of September 10th 1999 established a commission for the indemnification of victims of dispossessions caused by anti-Semitic legislation enforced in France from 1940 to 1944. This commission – the C.I.V.S. – is an ad hoc body whose services are attached to those of the Prime Minister. The CIVS exercises investigative powers […]

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Ways Of Making You Laugh – Rothpartners

he exception for parody – a now clearly outlined notion? Based on a case decided on September 3rd 2014 by the Court of Justice of the European Union (case 201/13, Vandersteen c/ Deckmyn – Vrijheidsfonds), judges were invited to further determine what is commonly qualified as “parody” in the sense of article 5 of Directive […]

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Call Of June 18TH 2014: For Rebalancing Of Lessor / Lessee Relations And Rent Temperance

The “PINEL” law on crafts, commerce and very small businesses was passed on June 18th 2014 and most of its provisions entered into force on September 1st 2014. It aims at rebalancing relationships between parties and further regulates rent increases for small businesses. It is the most important reform of the status for commercial leases since the […]

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rothpartners pursues its expansion and announces the opening of the DOHA office in QATAR

Founded two years ago and bolstered by the experience of its managing partner Christian ROTH, the rothpartners law firm just announced the opening of a Doha office in Qatar. Already active in the Middle East and North Africa, rothpartners confirms its presence in this promising destination of the world. The new office, a testimony to […]

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rothpartners in Qatar, opening 1st of September 2014

rothpartners confirms its position in the Middle East with the September 2014 opening of a new office in Doha, Qatar in cooperation with Qatar International Law Firm, founded by Sheikh Ahmed Ben Mohamed Al Thani. Expanding allows rothpartners, as well as its cooperation partner, to accompany clients as full service providers in the achievement of […]

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rothpartners Participates in the IR On the Road event in Dubai.

rothpartners actively partook in the International Referral « IR : On the Road Event » held from April 30th to May 1st 2014 in Dubai. This networking event organized by International Referral, one of the significant referral networks, gathered more than a hundred lawyers and accountants from around the globe. The participants of this particular […]

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