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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


Online copyright infringement: when Google images finally meets French law
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • March 9 2011

While Google’s exemption from liability for trademark infringement through its AdWords service has now been well established by the Supreme Court, the situation with regard to copyright infringement remains more uncertain. The latest service to be considered is the Google Images search, in regard to which the Paris Court of Appeal recently issued a long-awaited ruling


Trademark royalties: French tax administration fails to prove indirect transfer of profits abroad
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • November 18 2014

Non-profitable exploitation of a brand does not necessarily mean that it lacks use value. The company Aquarel Europe (now known as Nestlé


Parent-subsidiary regime and 5 threshold: importance of financial rights
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • January 13 2015

Last month, the French Administrative Supreme Court (Conseil d'Etat) handed down an unprecedented decision on assessing the threshold of 5 capital


Abrupt termination and intuitu personae
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • March 28 2013

Unless a contractual termination clause targets this situation, the disposal of all the shares in a company leading to a change in management does not


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


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


Kartellrechtliche fallstricke im life science-bereich
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, France, USA
  • May 24 2013

Im Wettbewerb gegen Generika ist Vorsicht geboten: Verschiedene Maßnahmen gegen den Markteintritt kostengünstigerer Generika werden


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


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