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Jun 30
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Round table with Sixtine Bouygues, European Commission

On June 30th, 2017, Thaima Samman moderated a breakfast conversation organized by the European American Chamberof Commerce on “the European Union's priorities” with Sixtine Bouygues, Deputy Director-General of Communication at the European Commission. 

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Jun 27
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Event in Brussels: A new deal of French policy for Europe

The election of Emmanuel Macron as President and the solid majority gained by his party, La République En Marche, in the Parliament mark a profound reshaping of French political landscape. The focus of the new executive power on the future of the EU could have a major impact on the EU policies in defence & security, energy transition, digital transformation, trade, or the budgetary framework. These were just some of the ideas discussed on June 27th at the roundtable we organized in Brussels with Jean-Marie Le Guen, former French Minister; Emmanuel Lacresse, Former Advisor to Emmanuel Macron at the Ministry of Economy and Finance and Marc Mosse, Senior Director EU Government Affairs at Microsoft.

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May 16
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Launch of the Young Leaders in Finance Club

SAMMAN was very proud to sponsor the launch of the Young Leaders in Finance Club (Club des Jeunes Dirigeants Financiers - CJDF) on May 16th, featuring a keynote speech by M. Bertrand Badré, former Managing Director of the World Bank and Founder of BlueOrange Capital, an investment fund aimed at financing Sustainable Development. Clémence Arto, Partner at SAMMAN, is Vice Chair of the Club.

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Mar 23
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Robert Madelin on Brexit

On March 23rd, 2017, Thaima Samman moderated a breakfast conversation on Brexit with Robert Madelin, Fipra International’s Chief Strategist and former Director General of DG SANCO (Health) and DG CONNECT (Technology) at the European Commission, organized by the European American Chamber of Commerce.

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Feb 08
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Patrick Starkman Intervention at EU Parliament

Patrick Starkman, Partner at SAMMAN law & corporate affairs firm, spoke at the ALDE Seminar held at the European Parliament on 8 February 2017 on " Review of the European Supervisory Authorities: opportunity to ensure a safe and sound financial system”. He underlined the importance of better representativeness of the stakeholders, investors, financial market players etc.. in the decision-making of the Boards of the three European supervisory authorities in the banking, insurance and financial markets sectors (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA).

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Jan 30
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AAL Conference: Collaborative economy and housing

Founding Partner of SAMMAN Law & Corporate Affairs, Thaima Samman moderated on January 30th 2017, a panel on “The new forms of accommodation: homestay, couchsurfing, hotels…. From competition to a new set of rules” organized within the Lobbyist Lawyers Association Convention at the Senate in Paris.

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Dec 16
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Event Report - How to boost French growth?

On Friday, December 16th, 2016, SAMMAN Law & Corporate Affairs was honored to welcome Robin Rivaton, Chief Executive of Paris Region Entreprises and Political Advisor, to present his views on the French economic situation as well as on the reforms that need to be undertaken in order to boost economic growth.

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

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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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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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May 28
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Eclairage(s) Public(s) n°2 with Benoist Apparu: "Post Local Elections: What Dynamic for the French Right?"

SAMMAN Law & Corporate Affairs is pleased to share with you the summary of its second « Eclairage(s) Public(s) » working breakfast, with Benoist Apparu, former Minister and MP “Les Republicains”, and Jean-Daniel Lévy, Head of Politics and Opinion at Harris Interactive France: "Post Local Elections: What Dynamic for the French Right?"

File to download SAMMAN Eclairage(s) Public(s) n 2 - Benoist Apparu ENG.docx

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Feb 10
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Eclairage(s) Public(s) n°1 with Jean-Daniel Lévy: "Has everyone become "Charlie" in France"?

SAMMAN Law & Corporate Affairs is pleased to share with you the summary of the first working breakfast of its «  Eclairage(s) Public(s) » sessions withJean-Daniel Lévy,Head of the Politics and Opinion Department of Harris Interactive France: "Has everyone become « Charlie » in France ? The crisis, the crises in view of the French reactions to the January attacks"

File to download SAMMAN Eclairage(s) Public(s) n 1 - Jean-Daniel Levy ENG.docx

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Oct 29
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Thaima Samman speaks at the French Attorneys National Convention

Thaima Samman, Founding Partner of SAMMAN Law & Corporate Affairs, speaks today in the workshop about "Lobbying-Lawyers" organized as part of the French Attorneys National Convention held in Montpellier on 28-31 October 2014. Animated by Philippe Portier, President of the "Association of Lobbying-Lawers" (Association des Avocats Lobbyistes - AAL), the workshop also features François Lhemery, Policy Director at Microsoft EMEA and Chloé Zylberbogen, Secretary-General of AAL.

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Jun 11
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FPA Event - The Impact of European Elections on Financial Services Policy

For the launch of its activities, the Financial Policy Advisers network hosted an interactive cocktail in Brussels on June 11th regarding the impact of the recent EU elections on Financial Services Policy. In presence of all the members of the network coming from 9 different EU member states, the event, which started by a keynote speech by MEP Gunnar Hökmark, addressed the expected evolutions in financial services policies and regulation at the EU level, but also in the various member states represented.