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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

France reinforces its set of tax measures against non-cooperative states

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • February 26 2010

Implementing the recommendations resulting from the G20 summits held in 2009 in a context of deep international crisis, France has reinforced its set of measures aiming at fighting against tax fraud and evasion with the corrective finance law for 20091

French data protection authority cracks down on illegal data processing

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • June 30 2010

The mantra of the French data protection authority, CNIL, is: investigate, investigate, investigate

When a contractor turns into an employee: an analysis of risks around the globe

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • France, USA
  • -
  • June 30 2010

In most jurisdictions, the question of whether an individual service provider is an independent contractor or an employee is a question of fact, looking at the nature of their relationship with the service recipient and the way in which the services are performed

Representation of women on corporate boards of French listed companies

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • October 8 2010

In January 2010, a bill was adopted by the French National Assembly increasing the representation of women on boards of directors (the Bill

Bonuses and other variable pay components: a comparison

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

With the year-end fast-approaching, many employers are turning their attention to bonus arrangements for 2011

Codes of business conduct and whistleblowing procedures in France: the French Data Protection Authority amends the regulatory framework

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • December 23 2010

On 8 December 2010, the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) released an amended version of its Authorization No. AU-004 relating to the processing of personal data in the course of whistleblowing procedures

Anonymous job applications in Germany and in France

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • France, Germany
  • -
  • 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

Belvédère Court of Appeal decision confirms efficacy of parallel debt mechanism under French law

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • January 24 2011

On 21 September 2010, the Dijon Court of Appeal issued an important decision confirming the efficacy under French law of a "parallel debt" mechanism which had been used in the security package put in place as part of French issuer Belvédère's secured high yield issuance of May 2006

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

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • 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