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Time for conciliation: French accelerated financial safeguard now also available for holding companies

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
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  • France
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  • November 22 2012

New insolvency proceedings called “accelerated financial safeguard” (sauvegarde financière accélérée) were introduced into French law two years ago

Non EU-based companies using French data processors for payroll, customers and prospects data exempted from prior notification

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
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  • France
  • -
  • April 4 2011

In a decision published on February 16, 2011 (Deliberation No. 2011-023), the French data protection authority (CNIL) exempted non EU-based companies from any prior notification obligation with regard to their payroll, customer and prospects data processed in France

Cour de cassation issues landmark ruling on anti-suit injunctions

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • January 20 2010

On 14 October 2009, the Cour de cassation, France’s highest court for private and commercial matters, executed an American court’s anti-suit injunction in In Beverage International, ex. Zone Brands Europe v. In Zone Brands Inc. (In Zone Brands), Cass. 1e civ., Oct. 14, 2009

Anonymous job applications in Germany and in France

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • France, Germany
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  • October 14 2010

Job applicants in Germany usually send a "complete application dossier" to the prospective employer which includes their name and age or date of birth

Rolling out a global antidiscrimination policy

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • France, Germany, Middle East, United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 1 2012

Employers with multijurisdictional operations increasingly seek to implement blanket policies that apply equally to their employees wherever they might be based

France's CNIL announces a record fine of 100,000

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • France
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  • March 28 2011

In a 32-page-long decision adopted on March 17, 2011, the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) determined that Google Inc.’s collection of data in the course of its Street View application and Latitude service breached the French Data Protection Act No. 78-17

London Steam Ship Owners Mutual Insurance Ltd v. Kingdom of Spain and another

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • France, Spain, United Kingdom
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  • January 27 2014

In November 2002, a ship carrying 70,000 tonnes of oil sank off the coast of Spain, causing significant oil pollution to the Spanish and French coasts

CNIL offers guidance on aligning cloud services with data protection requirements

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • July 2 2012

The French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) has issued a working document setting out its recommendations to companies contemplating the use of cloud computing services

2011 Finance Law extends French thin capitalization rules to third party loans guaranteed by related entities

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • France
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  • February 28 2011

French tax rules regarding the deductibility of interest charges paid by holding and operating companies are generally regarded as quite favorable

France's new tax diminshes advantages of stock plans in employee compensation

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • July 8 2013

The French government has decided to increase taxation of the wealthiest taxpayers, and to align the tax treatment of income derived from employment