French Commercial Code in English 2007 (Le Code de Commerce Francais Traduit en Anglais 2007)

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-02-26
  • Publisher: Oceana Pubns
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This unique volume features an up-to-date expert English translation of the French Commercial Code and includes all amendments to the Code over the past year. The Code includes all commercial matters, including corporate, anti-trust, and bankruptcy law. Areas with extensive coverage includegeneral provisions on commerce, commercial companies and economic interest groupings, certain types of sales and exclusivity clauses, freedom of prices and competition, negotiable instruments and guarantees, the organization of commerce, and certain regulated professions. This edition also includesfootnotes explaining hard-to-translate terms, an extensive glossary of French legal terms and a practical topic index. This translation is especially useful for non-French speakers requiring a precise understanding of those matters governed by the Code as well as for those practitioners needing toexplain the Code to English-speaking clients. The new 2007 edition incorporates changes to five of the eight Books of the Code - Books I, II, III, VI, and VII. The majority of the changes appear in Book II in the sections relating to the management and administration of public limited companies, as well as the many changes made to the sectionsrelating to share capital and the shareholdings of employees. Also addressed in this edition are amendments to sections relating to commercial transactions, commercial persons, public auction sales, undertakings in difficulty and the registry of the Commercial Court. In addition to the full translation of the text of the Code, this volume includes useful footnotes to define French terms, and a glossary of French words translated into English.

Author Biography

Philip Raworth is a Professor Emeritus of the School of Business, Economics & the Law of the University of Alberta. He has also practiced law in Canada and Europe, in the areas of the European Union and international commercial law. He is the editor of the Constitutions of Dependencies and
Territories, the International Regulation of Trade in Services, the European Union Law Guide, and the author of the Introduction to the Legal System of the European Union, and Trade In Services: Global Regulation and the Impact on Key Service Sectors.

Table of Contents

The French Commercial Code
General Provisions on Commercep. 1
Commercial Companies and Economic Interest Groupingsp. 81
Certain Types of Sales and Exclusivity Clausesp. 305
Freedom of Prices and Competitionp. 325
Negotiable Instruments and Guaranteesp. 363
Undertakings in Difficultyp. 417
Commercial Courts and the Organization of Commercep. 511
Certain Regulated Professionsp. 555
Provisions with Respect to Certain Overseas Territories [Omitted]p. 591
Select French Legal Termsp. 593
Indexp. 625
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