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A Court of Appeals decision provides helpful guidance regarding an employer’s obligations when consulting with employee representative bodies

  • Dechert LLP
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  • France
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  • September 11 2014

Before agreeing and executing a business sale involving a transfer of a business, an international publishing company (Wolters Kluwer) consulted its

Taking into account absences due to a strike while calculating bonuses does not necessarily infringe the right and the freedom to strike

  • Dechert LLP
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  • France
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  • September 11 2014

Under the French Labor Code, the exercise of the right to strike shall not lead to retaliation by the employer in terms of employee compensation or

Unilateral choice of jurisdiction clauses are void

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • France
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  • October 8 2012

On 26 September 2012, the French Supreme Court in civil and commercial matters decided that a jurisdiction clause in a contract providing for a competent forum, but which allowed one of the parties to elect to bring proceedings in another forum, was void

The French blocking statute, the Hague Evidence Convention, and the case law: lessons for French parties responding to American discovery

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
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  • France, USA
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  • July 22 2014

The breadth of United States (“U.S.”) discovery rules generates both consternation and controversy within foreign legal circles, even in the United

How the Erika continues to shape French oil pollution legislation

  • Ince & Co LLP
  • -
  • France, Global
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  • April 25 2013

On 12 December 1999, the oil tanker Erika sank off the coast of Brittany, leading to the contamination of more than 400km of coastline: one of the

Labour market reforms tracker February 2014

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • Belgium, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 5 2014

The sovereign debt crisis has triggered labour market reforms across Europe. In most cases, these reforms are intended to simplify hiring and firing

Intellectual property quarterly newsletter - December 2013

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • China, European Union, France, Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • December 24 2013

On 26 November 2013, the President of OHIM issued a decision whereby, from 2 December 2013, decisions concerning refusals of Community Trade Mark

Unambiguous language governs contract interpretation under French law

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
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  • France, USA
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  • September 22 2010

In 1991, Bodum Holding purchased the stock of a French company whose principal product was a french-press coffeemaker sold under the name “Chambord.”

Conditions suspensives de la promesse de vente et reiteration par acte authentique : une histoire de delais ! (Cour de Cassation, 3EME Chambre Civile, 21 novembre 2012, n11-23.382)

  • Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira
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  • France
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  • February 28 2013

Le vendeur et l’acheteur avaient conclu sous seing privé une promesse synallagmatique de vente soumise à des conditions suspensives. Par ailleurs

Conditions of application of Article 1843-4 of the French Civil Code related to the recourse to an expert in case of the valuation of the shares of a departing shareholder is contested

  • Bersay & Associes
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  • France
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  • June 30 2013

In case of challenge, an appraisal of the value of shares pursuant to Article 1843-4 of the French Civil Code is subject to the admissibility of the