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Nov 24
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Brexit: Thaima Samman heard by Parliament

Founding Partner of SAMMAN Law & Corporate Affairs, Thaima Samman was heard this morning as part of the Fact-Finding Mission appointed by the French National Assembly, regarding the impact on businesses of the UK vote to leave the EU.

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Sep 13
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Digital Platforms’ Economy. Outcomes of the 3rd edition of “Pouvoirs numériques »

On September 13th, Pouvoirs numériques, the circle of discussion we initiated together with Tech in France, hosted a panel discussion on digital platforms’ economy with Pierre-Jean Benghozi, member of Arcep; Marc Bourreau, Economics Professor at Telecom ParisTech; Henri Isaac, President of the think tank Renaissance numérique; and Benoit Tabaka, Senior Policy Manager at Google EMEA. Discussions were moderated by Loic Rivière, General Manager of Tech in France, and Thaima Samman, Founding Partner of SAMMAN Law & Corporate Affairs.

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SAMMAN strengthens its Digital team

Marguerite Arnaud, Lawyer specialized in data privacy and the digital sector, joins SAMMAN Law & Corporate Affairs after having worked within several IT/IP departments of French and UK law firms in Paris as well as at the French Ministry of Culture and Communication.

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Jul 02
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Thaima Samman at VIVA TECH

Thaima Samman moderated a roundtable on Saturday at VIVA TECH on the following theme: "Women who push back the boundaries: Meeting role-models from the tech world".

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SAMMAN in POLITICO's Morning Exchange

We're proud to see an extract from our analysis of the Brexit vote consequences mentioned in POLITICO Europe's Morning Echange.

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SAMMAN sponsors the SPECQUE

Cabinet SAMMAN is very proud to give its support and to sponsor the European University Institute (EUI) Team for the Simulation of the European Parliament between Canada-Québec and the European Union (SPECQUE) that will be held next August in Sherbrooke (Québec).

File to download SPECQUE_EnBref.pdf

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Jun 10
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Thaima Samman at the Global Summit of Women

Thaima Samman, President of the European Network for Women In Leadership (WIL Europe) and Founding Partner of SAMMAN Law & Corporate Affairs, is part of the delegation of the French Minister for Women Rights Laurence Rossignol at the 2016 Global Summit of Women organized by Globe Women and currently held in Warsaw.

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SAMMAN welcomes a new Partner

Patrick STARKMAN, admitted to the Paris Bar, is joining SAMMAN team as a Partner. Previously in charge of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) institutional/external relations and Senior Advisor to its President, Patrick will head the firm’s Brussels office.

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Les Echos: How Youboox made its business legal with SAMMAN

Les Echos newspaper tells the story on how Youboox and SAMMAN managed to legalize the online platform's books streaming offer in French Law.

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Feb 04
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Thaima Samman at the Digital Night by Tech in France

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Paris Attacks

SAMMAN Law Firm wishes to thank its clients, partners, interlocutors and friends for their messages of support following the attacks in Paris last Friday. We are relieved to see that all the members of the team as well as their relatives are safe. Our thoughts go the victims and their relatives, these events are a shock in Paris, in France and in the world, but we remain determined and we are back to work.

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SAMMAN in an article by Contexte on "Lawyers Lobbyists"

Founding Partner of the "only [law] firm in Paris specialized in Public Affairs", Thaima Samman brings her vision of the job in an article (in French) by Samuel Le Goff in Contexte.

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Oct 20
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AFDEL and SAMMAN launch "Pouvoirs Numériques"

A new circle of decision-makers in the digital sector, initiated by SAMMAN Law & Corporate Affairs and AFDEL, the French Association of Software Publishers, Pouvoirs Numériques held its first meeting on October 20th, 2015 with Sébastien Soriano, Chair of ARCEP, the French telecommunications regulator.

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Sep 29
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Eclairage(s) Public(s) n°3 with Pierre Gattaz, President of the MEDEF

SAMMAN Law & Corporate Affairs is pleased to share with you the summary of its third « Eclairage(s) Public(s) » working breakfast, with Pierre Gattaz, President of MEDEF, the French biggest employers' organization, on the following theme: "Making French companies competitive again".

File to download Samman Eclairage(s) public(s) n 3 - Pierre Gattaz ENG.pdf

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Oct 01
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EACC Conference with Steven Maijoor and Thaima Samman

As Chair of the "Focus on Europe" Committee, Thaima Samman moderated a conference with European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) Chair Steven Maijoor, hosted by the European American Chamber of Commerce on October 1st, regarding the developments of EU Financial Regulation.

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Thaima Samman in a WSJ article on Uber

Sam Schechner, WSJ Tech correspondent for Europe, writes about Uber situation in France and asked Thaima Samman to provide her input.

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Oct 01
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ESMA Chair Steven Maijoor in the "Focus on Europe" Committee chaired by Thaima Samman

As the Chair of the "Focus on Europe" Committee, Thaima Samman will moderate a conference with ESMA Chair Steven Maijoor, hosted by the European American Chamber of Commerce on October 1st, regarding EU Financial Regulation.

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Jean-Christophe Ménard joins SAMMAN as Of Counsel

Attorney at law, Ph.D and Senior Lecturer at Science Po Paris, Jean-Christophe practices litigation and provides legal advice in national and European Public Law, in particular in the constitutional and regulatory fields.

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Launch of the Luxemburg Presidency

From July 1st to December 31st 2015, Luxemburg takes over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union, in a context of Greek crisis and discussions around the UK referendum.