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New law forces companies in France to try to sell plants before closing them

Companies in France will only be able to close down sites after making a closely scrutinised attempt to sell them following the introduction of a new law which is designed to promote stability in the French economy.  17 Jun 2014

New French law offers takeover targets more defences against hostile bids

Businesses attempting to take over companies in France should adopt a friendly rather than hostile approach following the introduction of new laws which give French companies more powers to defend themselves against takeovers, a legal expert has said. 28 May 2014

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Companies planning takeovers in France must disclose true intentions to workers under new law

Companies in France must be better prepared to disclose their future plans for companies they are trying to take over following the introduction of new legislation which gives employees more rights to know what prospective takeovers could mean for them, according... 15 May 2014

New law increases cyber attack risks for French companies

FOCUS: Businesses in France are being asked to compile a database of commercially sensitive information that will potentially attract increased interest from cyber criminals. 03 Apr 2014

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