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French legal and regulatory update - April 2014

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • European Union, France
  • -
  • May 1 2014

Draft law granting amnesty for acts committed in the course of social movements and trade unions' protesting activities Filed on November 28, 2012

Can the French Competition Authority seize entire email inboxes including legally privileged documents?

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • France
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  • April 28 2014

On 11 April 2014, the Versailles Court of Appeal ruled that the French Competition Authority ("FCA") can lawfully seize entire email boxes during

Price manipulation found for French website

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • France
  • -
  • February 24 2014

Earlier this year, France's data protection authority (CNIL) and consumer protection and antitrust authority (DGCCRF) released a preliminary joint

Doing business in France 2012

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • France
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  • August 7 2012

France is the fifth largest economy in the world with a strong central presence on the European continent

French Court of Cassation excludes application of Data Protection Act to Competition Authority’s investigation

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • France
  • -
  • January 20 2012

On November 30, 2011, the French Court of Cassation upheld a decision that excluded the application of the French Data Protection Act (Loi relative à l’informatique, aux fichiers et aux libertés) to an investigation conducted by the French Competition Authority (Autorité de la Concurrence) on the grounds that the search and seizure was authorized by an “freedoms and custody judge” (juge des libertés et de la détention

Breach of non-disclosure agreement and unfair competition

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • June 28 2011

Net Innovations developed a software program with functionalities that were similar to the software belonging to Kaolink

Whistleblowing: the CNIL updates its autorisation unique, allowing companies six months to adjust

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • France
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  • March 31 2011

The CNIL has recently updated the "autorisation unique" single authorisation in regards to whistleblowing thus extending the system to include anti-competitive practices and integrating the "Japanese Sox" regulation

Seizure of emails by the French Competition Authority are beyond the scope of the Data Protection Act

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
  • -
  • June 7 2010

The Versailles Court of Appeal has ruled that seizures carried out by the Competition Authority are not covered by the Data Protection Act

French court rules investigation by Competition Authority did not breach employee privacy rights

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • France
  • -
  • March 23 2010

On February 19, 2010, the Court of Appeals of Versailles (the "Court") upheld the unlimited seizure and review of a company's emails by several agents of the French Competition Authority (Autorité de la Concurrence

Commission clears proposed acquisition of ASAP by Dell

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, France
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  • January 3 2008

The Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of ASAP Software Express, Inc. (US), ASAP Software SAS (France), 26ème Avenue SAS (France) and SCI Siman (France) (together "ASAP"), active in the EEA as resellers of packaged software, by the US-based Dell Inc