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Your pocket guide to VAT on digital e-commerce
  • Bird & Bird
  • Belgium, European Union, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom
  • July 31 2014

Digital e-commerce is a rapidly growing business market within the EU, emerging as a key economic driver. However, as acknowledged by the EU


Tax Alert - VAT and Indirect Tax News - 3rd Quarter 2016
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, France
  • November 24 2016

In a judgment of 15 April 2016, SA MK2 Vision, the French State Council judged that the money paid to purchase a book of tickets or a multiple entry


Courts provide clarification on paid holiday
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, France
  • July 18 2012

Recent judgments passed down by the European Court of Justice and the Supreme Court could have a significant impact on French employment laws, specifically on the accrual of paid holiday, the effect of sick leave on holiday entitlement and the obligation to ensure that employees are able to take paid holiday


Commission concludes that French state guarantee for Finnish nuclear power plant operator TVO does not constitute aid
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, Finland, France
  • October 31 2007

The Commission has closed an in-depth investigation under EC Treaty state aid rules, concluding that a guarantee of the French Government insuring a loan granted to the Finnish electricity producer TVO does not constitute state aid


The French Data Protection Authority launches a public consultation on four priority topics of the General Data Protection Regulation
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, France
  • June 29 2016

The French Data Protection Authority ("CNIL") recently launched a public consultation on four priority topics identified by the Article 29 Working


ECJ confirms prohibition of regulated energy prices, and expands on Federutility exceptions
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, France
  • September 29 2016

In its ANODE judgment of 7 September 2016, the European Court of Justice applied the principle set out in its 2010 judgment in Case C-26508


BrandWrites - December 2014
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, France, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • December 3 2014

A 3D trade mark in relation to a new unique product idea could in theory have been a way to achieve a monopoly on the market. However, while the


Protection du secret des affaires : la France va-t-elle devancer l’adoption de la Directive Européenne ? La proposition de loi Urvoas du 16 Juillet 2014.
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, France
  • August 7 2014

Une proposition de loi relative à la protection du secret des affaires a été enregistrée à la présidence de


Advocate General's opinion in the three French Google keyword references
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, France
  • September 23 2009

The Advocate General delivered his widely anticipated opinion today in three references to the European Court of Justice involving whether the AdWords system operated by Google amounted to trade mark infringement


European Court of Justice dismisses France Télécom’s appeal in predatory pricing case
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, France
  • May 6 2009

On 2 April 2009, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) dismissed an appeal brought by France Télécom against the judgment of the Court of First Instance (CFI) in the Wanadoo predatory pricing case