Recent Articles

  • Cross-border inheritance in France: which law should be applicable?

    Bilingual lawyer Benjamin Kergueno, who operates offices in the heart of Nice as well as near the British Museum in London, shares his advice about cross-border inheritance. 

  • Designing Dreams named one of the best art books of 2017

    As The New York Times names Designing Dreams: A Celebration of Léon Bakst one of the best art books of 2017, we’ve been looking back on our article about the exhibition (which took place at the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco's Villa Sauber from October 2016 to January 2017)... Such colour and theatre!

  • The start of a legacy: the Princess Charlene Foundation celebrates 5th anniversary

    According to the World Health Organisation, one person drowns every 85 seconds and many of the victims are children. As a former Olympic swimmer who often talks of her love of the water, this statistic has had a profound effect on Princess Charlene. Since launching a foundation in her own name in December 2012, Monaco’s South African princess has worked tirelessly in Europe, on her native continent and around the world to ‘combat this scourge’.

  • Rally Monte-Carlo: two event series this winter

    Monaco is getting off to a roaring start this year with the 86th Monte-Carlo Rally from 22nd to 28th January – which kicks off the 2018 FIA race calendar – and the 21st Monte-Carlo Historic Rally from 31st January to 7th February.

  • The Circle of Life in Monaco

    The Mairie de Monaco has released its 2017 statistics on the number of births, deaths, marriages and divorces in the principality… And it was an overwhelmingly happy year! The birth rate outweighs that of mortality by almost 2 to 1 and there were more than double the number of marriages than divorces, including four marriages between exclusively Monegasque citizens.

  • Where is the best place to live?

    ‘Bonne’, ‘beau’ and ‘bio’… All three have positive connotations, but surely there’s something more than a good start to their names that has made the towns of Valbonne, Beaulieu-sur-Mer and Biot the three most attractive places to live in the Alpes-Maritimes.

  • Important tax changes for 2018

    With the draft budget for 2018, President Emmanuel Macron has started the tax reforms that were announced during his campaign. It is currently being submitted to the French parliament and includes important tax changes for companies as well as for private individuals.

  • "Don't set fire to my food next time!"

    Originally from sleepy Suffolk, Lewis Longman moved to Cannes three years ago in the search of something meaningful to fill the predictable void of post-graduate life. Between the ubiquitous palm trees of the sun-soaked Côte d’Azur and the terraces of its numerous restaurants, he thinks he has found that something...