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, gender equality

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...

7 September, 2015

France’s AMF investigates exec on ‘corporate behaviour’

An article in Le Journal du Dimanche has criticised Michel Combes, former chief executive of Alcatel, for departing the company in the midst of a takeover by Nokia. The weekly paper has cr...