New Information Rights for French Employees of SMEs that May Be Sold

By and on November 13, 2014
Posted In Employment

A law has been passed in France to encourage French employee buy-outs of small and medium-sized companies (SMEs). In companies with fewer than 250 employees, an owner will be required to inform French employees of an intent to sell the business or a majority share of the business no later than two months before the sale. Failure to comply with this new obligation may result in the sale being nullified.

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