France's New Legal Framework For Profit-Sharing Premiums

Law360, New York (July 12, 2012, 1:29 PM EDT) -- The French law system provides various ways to secure the involvement of employees in the growth and profits of their company, including compulsory deferred profit-sharing plans (accords de participation), optional voluntary cash-based profit-sharing schemes (intéressement) and other similar mechanisms.

Recently, France passed new laws and regulations to ensure employee participation in company share capital and profits through specific mechanisms that are triggered by certain events and/or corporate decisions.

For example, in 2004, the French Code of Commerce[1] was amended to provide that a decision to increase the share capital through cash contributions must be followed by a shareholder resolution to either...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Related Sections

Law Firms

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!