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French legal and regulatory update - April 2014
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, France
  • May 1 2014

Draft law granting amnesty for acts committed in the course of social movements and trade unions' protesting activities Filed on November 28, 2012


EU daily update: communications e-commerce data privacy - 111007
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, France
  • October 11 2007

The French government has rejected the sole bid that it had received for the so-called third-generation, or 3G license, from French internet start-up Iliad SA on the grounds that it did not meet required financial criteria


EU daily update: communicationse-commercedata privacy - 081107
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France, European Union
  • November 8 2007

French telecommunications company France Télécom has proposed an alternative to the “functional separation” measure that the European Commission is expected to unveil in the new telecommunications package on November 13, 2007


CFI upholds the European Commission's decision in predatory pricing case against Wanadoo
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, France
  • February 5 2007

On January 30, 2007, the European Court of First Instance (CFI) rejected the appeal lodged by France Telecom, parent company of the Internet Service Provider Wanadoo, against a decision of the European Commission of July 16, 2003 imposing a 10.35million fine on Wanadoo for allegedly charging predatory prices in breach of Article 82 of the EC Treaty


The status of hosting services provider in France: uncertainty remains after ECJ ruling
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, France
  • November 28 2011

The Directive on electronic commerce ("e-commerce Directive") and its adaptation to evolving practices has lead to lively debates, particularly in Europe and in France


EU ruling on the prohibition of online sales
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, France
  • October 13 2011

The Court of Justice of the European Union has today ruled that the restriction of online sales in a selective distribution agreement constitutes a restriction of competition "by object" under EU law (Case C-43909 Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmétique v Président de l'Autorité de la Concurrence, Others


Privacy and Data Protection - The EU modifies cookie rules
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom, European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Spain
  • July 19 2011

26 May 2011 marked the date on which the new European rules on the use of cookies and similar web-tracking devices came into force - or at least it should have done


Mediation in civil and commercial matters: transposition of the European Directive of 21 May 2008 in French law
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, France
  • May 24 2012

Directive no. 200852EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2008 on certain aspects of mediation in civil and commercial matters (the "Directive") has been transposed in French law by Order no. 2011-1540 of 16 November 2011 (the "Order"


New decision against France due to the excessive length of judicial liquidation proceedings
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, France
  • May 24 2012

The right to have one's case tried within a reasonable period of time is one of the fundamental guarantees of a fair trial


Round-up of key developments
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain
  • October 31 2012

EU