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How France’s commercial courts stay relevant through the centuries  - Nicole Stolow - ©123rf- hornet

Commercial courts in France are overseen by peer-elected unpaid non-career judges. This judicial system has been in place for over four hundred years. In their recent study, Nicole Stolowy and Matthieu Brochier investigate how France’s commercial courts were set up and why they remain largely unchanged today. They show that France’s commercial courts are among the most efficient, with some of the (...)

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