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Life sciences: 2013 legal developments you need to know about

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • China, European Union, France, USA
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  • July 16 2013

This is a short guide outlining some of the key legal developments in the life sciences sector in 2013. The developments include the Supreme Court

French Supreme Court decides that a jurisdiction clause providing for one-way exclusivity is invalid under Article 23 of the Brussels I Regulation

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • France
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  • December 14 2012

The French Supreme Court has ruled that a jurisdiction clause providing for exclusivity for the benefit of one party only is contrary to the object and purpose of Article 23 of the Brussels I Regulation, and is therefore invalid (Ms "X" v Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild, No 11-26.022; 26 September 2012

Is an employer entitled to freely access files which an employee has stored in a folder entitled “my documents”?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • France
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  • June 19 2012

An employee was dismissed for serious fault for having misused his personal computer by recording photographs of a pornographic nature and videos of other employees taken against their will

May an employer examine the telephone statements of a protected employee i.e. an employee protected against dismissal?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • France
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  • June 19 2012

A protected employee brought a case before the labour court seeking a court-ordered termination of his employment contract on the basis, in particular, that his employer had not respected his status of protected employee when it consulted the list of his telephone calls made on the mobile phone with which the company had provided him

May the facilities accorded by a collective bargaining agreement allowing trade union sites to make a company’s intranet sites mutually accessible through “links” be reserved solely to those trade unions representing workers at company level?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • France
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  • June 19 2012

The trade union “Sud Renault Guyancourt-Aubevoye”, recognised representative at the level of the Guyancourt-Aubevoye establishment was allocated an Intranet site

Can the absence of economic grounds lead to the invalidity of layoff proceedings for economic reasons initiated by an employer?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • France
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  • June 19 2012

The company Viveo France submitted a restructuring project entailing the loss of 64 jobs and a social plan to its works council

Can the victim of an occupational accident or illness due to inexcusable fault on the employer’s part claim specific compensation for sexual impairment and temporary incapacity?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • France
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  • June 19 2012

The employee of a temporary employment company was the victim of an accident in the course of carrying out work for one of his employer’s clients

European Court of Human Rights decision on procedure in French competition case

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union, France
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  • April 17 2012

On 5 April 2012, the European Court of Human Rights declared an application by Bouygues Télécom regarding proceedings before the French competition authorities to be inadmissible

How many members may a trade union delegation called on to negotiate a pre-electoral collective bargaining agreement include?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • France
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  • February 21 2012

An employer invited its company’s trade union organisations to negotiate a pre-electoral collective bargaining agreement in light of the forthcoming elections for the staff representative bodies