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Internship Opportunity in our Brussels office

Duration: a maximum period of six months, starting as soon as possible

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Feb 13
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Pouvoirs Numériques - 5th edition on Cybersecurity

On February 13th, Loïc Rivière from TECH IN France, and Thaima Samman, founding partner of SAMMAN law firm, coordinated the discussions of the last roundtable “Pouvoirs Numériques”. This event brought together stakeholders from the public and private sectors on the topic of cybersecurity.

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Jan 15
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Cyberlex Meeting - Roundtable on Cybersecurity

On January 15th 2018, as part of the Annual Meeting of the think tank Cyberlex, Thaima Samman, Founding Partner of SAMMAN, moderated a roundtable on the role of legal rules to address the challenges on cyber security. A summary of the debates is available below.

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Patrick Starkman quoted on Brexit

Patrick Starkman, Partner at SAMMAN Law Firm was interviewed by IGNITES Europe, a Financial Times service, as part of an article on the weight of Paris/France for financial services post-brexit.

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Patrick Starkman speaks at EIFR

Patrick Starkman, Partner at SAMMAN Law and Corporate Affairs, was invited to give an overview of the European agenda at the 11th edition of EIFR's "Rendez-vous de la régulation financière et de la conformité" on December 14th, 2017. Patrick presented an anticipation of the Brexit impacts, the progress and next steps of the Capital Markets Union (CMU) as well as the review of the governance and powers of the European supervisory authorities (ESAs).

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Dec 05
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WIL meeting with EU Commissionner Mariya Gabriel

The European Network for Women In Leadership (WIL), presided by Thaima Samman, founding partner of SAMMAN Law & Corporate Affairs, met with EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Mariya Gabriel, who will become the Patron of the 4th edition of the WIL's Talent Pool programme.

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Dec 05
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WIL's event with EU Commissioner Vestager

On December 5th, Thaima Samman, founding partner of SAMMAN Law & Corporate Affairs, moderated a breakfast debate with EU Commissioner for Competition, Margrethe Vestager, organized by the European Network for Women in Leadership (WIL) with the support of FIPRA. The WIL network is presided by Thaima and gathers women in high-level positions across Europe.

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Dec 19
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Which Trade Policy for the EU in a world in transition?

SAMMAN Law & Corporate Affairs is delighted to host the launch event of the Young Leaders in Finance Club in Brussels on December 19th at 6pm, around Pauline Weinzierl, Deputy Head of Unit at DG Trade, European Commission. More informations and registration below.

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Oct 04
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Thaima Samman on GDPR impact

On October 4th, Thaima Samman, founding partner at SAMMAN Law & Corporate Affairs, spoke at a roundtable on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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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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SAMMAN joins the FIPRA network

SAMMAN Law & Corporate Affairs partners with Jean-François Guichard, a founding member of the international network FIPRA, to form the French branch of one of the most important Public Affairs consultants network globally.

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SAMMAN strengthens its Regulatory team

Marc Drevon, Attorney-at-law specialized in Regulatory matters, is joining SAMMAN after spending five years in the Legal Department of the French Energy Regulation Authority (Commission de Régulation de l'Énergie, CRE), and having practised in several law firms.

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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.