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The ECJ judges that BIT are not applicable between EU States (Achmea, 6 March 2018)

In an important judgment dated 6 March 2018, the ECJ has ruled on an eagerly awaited issue. The difficulty came from claims under bilateral investment protection treaties brought by investors…

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BREXIT: the end of “European passport” for UK companies ?

BREXIT is not a meaningless word: it also means “exit” for British companies, which will not benefit from the “passport” enabling them to sell goods and services in the EU…

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BREXIT: the announced end of “passporting” in the insurance and insurance broking sector

“Passporting“, provided for by the Directive 2009/138, enables insurance companies, once authorized by their regulator of origin, to conclude policies in any European country. The passport is “the faculty for…

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Headquarters, fictivity and fraud

The French case law regarding company private international law is “overcome by doubt”. The judgments Artifax Trading (Commercial Chamber, 21 October 2014) and Protesic (Criminal Chamber, 25 June 2014), commented…

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