France

LSE picks Euronext as preferred bidder for Borsa Italiana

LONDON/MILAN/PARIS – London Stock Exchange entered exclusive talks to sell Borsa Italiana to Euronext on Friday, with the French operator seeing off Deutsche Boerse and Switzerland’s Six as it bids to add another bourse to its pan-European network. The logo of stock market operator Euronext is seen on a building in the financial district of la Defense in Courbevoie, near ...

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Request for Proposal for Organizing Online Life-skills Training for the ALS learners in Palo, Leyte

UNESCO is inviting written proposals from Individual Specialist or Institution for the work assignment as described in attachment A. To enable you to prepare a proposal for this assignment, please find attached the following documents:(a) Terms of Reference and Concept Note (see attachment A and B);(b) UNESCO’s contract for Individual Consultants and Contract for Services, the contracting modality used for ...

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France: Legal guide to public contracting in light of the COVID-19 pandemic

To deal with the economic, financial and social consequences of the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, Law No. 2020-290 of 23 March 2020 (“Loi n° 2020-290 du 23 mars 2020 d’urgence pour faire face à l’épidémie de covid-19”) declared a state of health emergency and authorized the Government to take by ordinance any measure adapting the French Public Procurement Code ...

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Mandate roundup: FRR launches €5.5bn RFP; ICGN reviews guidance

France’s pension reserve fund has tendered out 11 active management mandates for euro-denominated investment grade corporate bonds and high yield bonds for €5.5bn in total. The current corporate bond mandates are due to expire next year, while Fonds de réserve pour les retraites (FRR) has previously gained exposure to high yield bonds by subscribing directly to investment funds. Anne-Marie Jourdan, ...

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France: COVID-19: Adjustment Of The Rules Of Public Procurement

Article 11 of Act no. 2020-290 of 23 March 2020 on emergency measures to deal with the covid-19 epidemic (the “Covid-19 Act“) authorises the Government to issue an ordinance within three months following its enactment in order to take all necessary measures to tackle the covid-19 health epidemic crisis. The Government is also entitled to take retroactive measures that may apply as ...

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