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Who is dismissing your staff? New French rules on necessary authority place form over substance
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • May 22 2015

In France notice of dismissal has to be given in writing, but it is not so simple as that. The signatory to the notice must also have the appropriate


New rules in France concerning “umbrella companies” (“portage salarial”)
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • May 20 2015

An Order dated 2 April 2015 has formally defined "umbrella companies" and set out the conditions under which they may operate in France. New law in


IP assignment clauses in international employment contracts
  • White & Case LLP
  • France, Germany, Global, United Kingdom
  • May 19 2015

The world is growing together and keeps getting more complicated every day. Multinational corporations have worldwide operations in a variety of


Proposed simplification of employee representation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • France
  • May 13 2015

On April 22 the French government proposed a new law to simplify employee representation. The law proposes: for companies with fewer than 11


The global employer: focus on France
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • May 13 2015

French Labor Law applies to all employment relationships arising from an employment contract that is performed in France, regardless of the


Les 35 heures : l’éternel débat
  • Cohen & Gresser LLP
  • France, USA
  • May 8 2015

Le 1er février dernier, le passage aux 35 heures de travail hebdomadaires fêtait ses 15 années d’existence. Le 25 août 2014, la veille de sa


Labour market reforms tracker - May 2015
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom
  • May 8 2015

The sovereign debt crisis has triggered labour market reforms across Europe over the past few years. In most cases, these reforms are intended to


Flash: administrative guidance on the implementation of a personal prevention of difficult working conditions account in 2015
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • May 5 2015

The General Labour and Social Security Directorates have initiated a series of instructions intended to accompany implementation of a personal


Non-competition cause: the possibility for the employer to unilaterally waive this clause during performance of the employment contract must be expressly agreed (Cass. soc., 11th March 2015, n13-22.257)
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • May 5 2015

Unless otherwise agreed in the employment contract or agreement, the employer cannot unilaterally waive the non-competition clause during performance


Indemnity for violation of protective status is subject to social contributions (Cass. 2ème civ., 12th February 2015, n14- 10.886)
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • May 5 2015

In the absence of detail, under both fiscal (CGI, art. 80 duodecies) and labour (CSS, art. 242-1) provisions, an indemnity for violation of