France adopted its new Law on Transparency, the Fight against Corruption and Modernization of Economic Life which will bring France’s anti-corruption regime up to the highest European and international standards in its fight against corruption.
Eric Lasry practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions. He was instrumental in the development of the Firm’s M&A practice in Paris, and has held several management positions within Baker McKenzie. He served as managing partner of the Paris office, member of the Firm’s Executive Committee, and chairman of the European Regional Council. Fluent in French, English and Spanish, Mr. Lasry teaches American M&A law at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris as part of a unit on American business law. He has been a Conseiller du Commerce Extérieur de la France since 1996.