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The New French Government - Analysis and Scenarios

On August 25th, Prime Minister Manuel Valls decided to handle the resignation of his entire government to President François Hollande. He was immediately re-appointed to form a new Government, which was announced the following day. The note below proposes a short analysis of this governmental reshuffling taking place less than 5 months after the previous one (in April), including the bios of a few new ministers, and gives an over view of the potential forthcoming scenarios for the socialist majority.

File to download The new French Government - Analysis Scenarios.pdf

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An overview of the EU Council Italian Presidency

On July 1st 2014, Italy succeeded to Greece at the rotating Presidency of the European Union Council. The note belows gives an overview of the main challenges faced by the country, the objectives set as well as the major dossiers that it has to handle in three main areas: Digital Affairs, Energy and Financial Regulation.

File to download EU Council Italian Presidency - Objectives and Challenges July-December 2014.pdf

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The French Governmental Reshuffling on April 2nd, 2014

Appointed Prime Minister on March 31st, 2014, in replacement of Jean-Marc Ayrault, Manuel Valls has nominated his a new government, announced on April 2nd by the Presidency of the Republic. Our analysis of the new Government, as well as the biographies of the two incoming Ministers, in the memo below.

File to download Memo SAMMAN - French Government's Reshuffling April 2014.pdf

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Press Conference by President Hollande - 01.14.2014

Our report and Analysis on the press conference held by the French President on Janaury 14th, 2014, in a contexte of personnal and media crisis, with his announcements regarding the "Responsibility Pact", reduction of public spending, societal policy and his ambitions for Europe, in particular for the French-German relationship.

File to download Note on President Hollande's Press Conference - 14 01 14 - SAMMAN.pdf

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Lithuania's EU Council presidency - ECOFIN Work Programme

Work Programme of the European Union Economic and Financial Affairs Council during the Lithuanian Presidency - Second Semester 2013

File to download LT EU Council ECOFIN Work Programme.pdf

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Transposition of the European Directive on copyright and related rights in the information society: the french paradox

Elenbi Strategic Review

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Information technology : a new challenge to national judicial systems

Le Banquet