The ICC Expedited Procedure Provisions four years after their entry into force – a success story

Four years ago, the International Chamber of Commerce’s Expedited Procedure Provisions (EPP) entered into force. An impressive number of 261 cases have been conducted under the EPP since, allowing faster and more efficient proceedings. Our partner Detlev Kühner explains the reasons for this success in our latest newsletter:   Prior to giving a feedback on how the EPP…

[Trust & Trustees] Contributions to charitable foundations – French tax perspective

Abstract Gifting assets to foreign charitable foundations could constitute a taxable event in France under French gift or inheritance tax. Such gifts thus require careful planning, as, depending on the localization and nature of that foreign charitable foundation, they might be taxed in France and hence jeopardize the initially intended charitable project, at least from…

[COMMERCIAL LEASES] What you need to know about commercial lease agreements under French law

If you operate a commercial, industrial or artisanal business within premises (offices, such as headquarters, are concerned as well), you are affected by the rules on commercial lease agreements under French law. The latest edition of our monthly “Less Is More” newsletter highlights the main points you need to know about the matter. Download the fact…