“Is there particular French or EU legislation surrounding the operations of family businesses that most family start-ups would not be aware of?

In France there are no specific rules governing family owned business. For example, we get a civil code, a commercial code, a labour lawcode etc.

Ownership and operations of a business may at times be family based, and although the law applies the same for all, family run businesses may have some extra considerations to make.

Lawyer Monthly hears from Bruno Pichard, Partner at Pichard & Associes, a French boutique law firm.

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