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An overview of the law and practice relating to the form execution of contracts under French law. The note includes a summary of the different forms that contracts can take and when a private deed or a notarial deed may be necessary. It also covers virtual closings and the use of electronic signatures.
This document has been written by Antoine Tézenas du Montcel, Paul Jourdan-Nayac, Etienne Chesneau and Abel Colomb.