November 26, 2022
The Digital Services Act enters into force

The new European regulation 2022/2065 Digital Services Act aims to improve the fight against illegal content by online intermediary services such as internet service providers, cloud services and marketplaces. It modernizes and thus replaces the E-commerce directive dating back to …

October 25, 2022
European Council approves the “Women on Boards” Directive

On October 17th, 2022, the European Council approved the “Women on Boards” Directive that aims at fostering equal treatment and opportunities between women and men on the European employment market by imposing gender quotas within corporate boards. According to this …

September 16, 2022
Adoption of the EU Digital Markets Act

The DMA European regulation n°2022/1925 was definitively adopted on September 14, 2022.

It aims at regulating the position of “gatekeepers” companies such as intermediation services (marketplaces, application stores), search engines, social networks or even online messaging.

In particular, it requires …

January 5, 2020
Pacte Act coming into force

The “Pacte” Act no. 2019-486 has entered into force on January 1st, 2020. It brings minor modifications on French corporate law, but also impacts entrepreneurs and investors since:

  • A single platform will be available online for all corporate legal formalities;
April 20, 2017
Raphaël Tawa interviewed by Les Echos

Raphaël Tawa interviewed by Les Echos on the Bad and Good Leaver clause under French law

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January 2, 2015
Tawa Choisy in Affiches Parisiennes

Raphaël Tawa interviewed by Affiches Parisiennes regarding the growth of the firm

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Tawa Choisy conducts My Art Invest’s defence before the FCA

Tawa Choisy successfully defends My Art Invest before the Financial Conduct Authority (UK)

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Towards an introduction of class actions under French law?

The national consumers council has been asked by the French government to hold a consultation on the opportunity to introduce class action procedure under French law and on its framework. Contributions must be sent before December 1st, 2012.

Publication of the Directive on Orphan Work in the European Official Journal

The directive n°2012/28/EU on certain permitted uses of orphan works has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union on October 29, 2012, after its adoption by the European Parliament and the Council.

The Directive establishes common rules


Decree n° 2012-894 dated July 20, 2012, relating to the evolution of certain rents pursuant to Article 18 of Statute n° 89-462 dated July 6, 1989 entered into effect on August 1st, 2012.

This decree sets a maximum amount of