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Court of Appeal rules on software implementation contract
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • March 23 2012

On 25 November 2011, the Court of Appeal of Poitiers reversed the decision of the Court of Niort dated 14 December 2009, which had concluded that IBM was guilty of fraudulent concealment at the expense of MAIF, a French insurance company, in relation to the signing of a software implementation contract


Court rules whistle-blower system illegal
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • February 15 2010

The French Cour de Cassation (the Supreme Civil Court) has ruled that the whistle-blower system implemented by a company was illegal


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


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


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


Douai Court of Appeal condemns company for abusive indexing
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • January 19 2012

A company, Saveur Bière, created numerous websites whose sole purpose was to link to the main website of the company


Paris court gives full effect to an indemnification clause in a cloud computing agreement
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • November 17 2011

In a decision dated 12 July 2011, the Commercial Court of Paris rendered a decision in favour of a provider of cloud computing services


Confidential computer data theft
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • January 31 2012

The Clermont-Ferrand Criminal Court sentenced a former employee who had stolen customer and supplier data files from his former employer


The High Court of Paris dismisses suit by collecting society against video sharing site
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • July 19 2011

The High Court of Paris has rejected a legal action for alleged "acts of infringement" initiated by the Civil Society of Phonogram Producers in France (SPPF), the French collecting society managing the rights of independent record producers, against YouTube


Search engine not liable for linking to database
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • April 18 2011

On 1 February 2011, in a case involving the owner of a real estate advertising database and the operator of a search engine, the Tribunal de Grande Instance de Paris ruled that the defendant's search engine, which selects advertisements from the claimant's real estate advertising database and ranks them on the basis of a set criteria, does not engage in extraction from a database under intellectual property law