France, French law, French labour law

6 September, 2017

French entrepreneur body calls for wider application of labour law reforms

Planned labour law reforms in France should be applied to a wider range of companies, according to Medef, a syndicate which represents more than 300,000 French enterprises. The reforms, announced l...
Emmanuel Macron, France

11 July, 2017

France: Macron and the future of corporate governance

The election of president Emmanuel Macron in May, and the success of his representatives in...
Philippines, Metro Manila, Makati

5 July, 2017

Legal and Regulatory Roundup – Europe & Asia

Philippines faces corporate governance 'obstacles'  The biggest obstacle to raising corporate governance standards in the Philippines to a regional and global par is the failure of l...
Paris, France

3 July, 2017

France: update to Sapin II Law aims to improve transparency

Several measures designed to support transparency, modernise business activity and combat corruption are included in France’s new
whistleblowing, businessman, corporate culture

20 June, 2017

Details revealed of new French whistleblowing protections

All French companies employing at least 50 workers must implement a framework for whistleblowing by 1 January 2018, it has been decreed. The Law on Transparency and Anti-Corruption was enacted in D...
Paris, France

30 March, 2017

France: large firms face new ‘duty of care’ on risk management

New legislation has been introduced in France which places a new "duty of vigilance", or "duty of care", on large French corporates. Qualifying legal entities will have to develop and implement yea...
gender diversity, gender quotas

15 January, 2017

New gender quotas come into force for large French companies

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Paris, France

18 November, 2016

French companies increase resource for ESR reporting

French financial services regulator, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), has published its third report on social, societal and environmental responsibility (ESR) information disclosed by a s...

1 November, 2015

Nissan governance causes clash with French minister

French economy minister Emmanuel Macron has challenged Carlos Ghosn, the chief executive of car makers Renault and Nissan, who is advocating an overhaul of the cross-shareholdings that underpin the F...