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Supreme Court ruling on jurisdiction over online transactions
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • July 14 2011

In a decision involving the e-trading platform eBay, the Commercial Chamber of the French Supreme Court (the Supreme Court) ruled that the mere ability to access a website in France is not enough for French courts to have competent jurisdiction over the website


Invalidation du Safe Harbor par la CJEU : la nécessité de rapidement mettre en place une feuille de route !
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, USA
  • October 9 2015

Ce mardi 6 octobre, dans une affaire opposant un citoyen irlandais à l’Autorité de protection des données irlandaise (Schrems c. Irish Data


Whistleblowing systems: the CNIL takes a new step toward more flexibility
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • February 19 2014

On 30 January 2014, the French Data Protection Authority (the CNIL) issued a deliberation no. 2014-042, once again modifying the deliberation no


French administrative court confirms CNIL decision sanctioning violation of "right to be forgotten" by online case law database
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • July 8 2015

On 23 March 2015, the Conseil d'Etat, the highest administrative court in France and the court of appeal for CNIL's decisions, confirmed a CNIL


Sentence imposed for "camcording"
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • May 31 2012

On 12 January 2012, the Criminal Court of Dax sentenced a "camcording" pirate to nine months in prison (subject to reprieve) and to pay 373,500 in damages


Social networking site ordered to remove illegal content and provide identification data about the author
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • June 15 2010

On 13 April 2010, Facebook was ordered by the Paris Court of First Instance to (i) promptly remove a picture of a bishop who was the target of a Facebook group and (ii) provide identification data identifying the author of the allegedly defamatory content


Travel websites held liable for unfair practices
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • January 12 2012

On 4 October 2011, the Paris Court held three travel websites liable for unfair practices for posting misleading information on their websites regarding the availability of hotel rooms


Seizure of documents, including e-mails to attorney, held valid
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • April 18 2011

The French Supreme Court has ruled that seizure of e-mails is not void even though some of the e-mails seized had been sent by an attorney and were covered by professional confidentiality


No geo-location data without prior notification to employees
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • January 12 2011

The Dijon Court of Appeal has ruled that an employer cannot use the location data of an employee to justify his dismissal if the location device was not previously and individually brought to the attention of the employee concerned and was not covered by a notification filed with the French Data Protection Agency (CNIL


French court permits enforcement of foreign judgment concerning illegal circumvention software
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • February 28 2011

The need is for lawyers who understand the process of procuring technology and technology related services