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Compensation for loss of goodwill and unjust enrichment
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • December 31 2012

The loss of goodwill resulting from the termination of a retail distribution contract may not give rise to the application of unjust enrichment rules. In


Recent developments for the fourth quarter 2011
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada, China, Denmark, European Union, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands
  • March 15 2012

The end of the year and beginning of a new year is always a busy time for us, as it is for most of our clients


Debt write-off with a financial recovery clause
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • June 12 2014

Since the second 2012 Amending Finance Act, with the exception of financial debt write-offs granted to companies in financial difficulty, now only


The tax regime of distributed income in case of share repurchase is declared unconstitutional
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • August 15 2014

In a decision dated June 20, 2014, No. 2014-404 QPC, the French Constitutional Court, seized by a priority preliminary rulings on the issue of


VAT, Head-Office and Branch : the Skandia America Corp Case, c-713 - ECJ, 17092014
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, France
  • October 23 2014

The case concerns the VAT treatment applicable to services charged by the foreign office of a company to its branch based in Sweden which is a member


Merger of assets involving revalued shares: application of the Quemener case
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • October 23 2014

A Luxembourg société anonyme (public limited company) sold to a French company (hereinafter the “Company”) all the shares of 7 Luxembourg sociétés


Laguiole: daggers drawn between tradition and trademark law
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • January 23 2013

Several French cities, including Deauville and Paris, have recently taken legal action against the commercial use of their names and their


Non-solicitation clause and non-compete clause
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • March 1 2012

This decision by the social Chamber of the French Supreme Court analyzes the effects of a non-solicitation clause on the employee's freedom to work


Deductibility of foreign withholding taxes where there is no tax liability to offset
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • December 31 2013

A recent court decision adds a new piece to the case law puzzle regarding the tricky issue of deducting foreign withholding taxes on royalties where


How to build an IP rights infringement case
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • January 18 2010

In civil proceedings the burden of proof requires the plaintiff to provide the judge with the relevant documents or information in support of its claim