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The Data Retention Saga Continues: European Court of Justice and EU Member States Scrutinize National Data Retention Laws
  • Jones Day
  • Belgium, European Union, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
  • August 11 2016

Triggering a landslide of legislative reforms and legal battles, the European Court of Justice’s (“ECJ”) landmark judgment of April 8, 2014, Digital


Draft Finance Bill for 2016, new FranceGermany double tax treaty, and ECJ Steria decision
  • Jones Day
  • European Union, France, Germany, OECD
  • October 7 2015

This French Tax Update will focus on the main provisions of the draft Finance Bill for 2016 (Projet de loi de finance pour 2016) issued by the


French tax update
  • Jones Day
  • Andorra, European Union, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Singapore
  • August 17 2015

The present French Tax Update will focus on an overview of several noteworthy publications, including decisions issued during the past few months by


A works council’s right of codetermination with respect to an Ethics Code of Conduct
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • November 6 2008

Corporate adoption of Ethics Codes of Conduct has become increasingly common over the years


ECJ reaffirms indirect discrimination challenges in pay schemes
  • Jones Day
  • European Union, Germany
  • September 10 2008

Challenges to “indirect discrimination,” that is, to facially neutral practices that have a disproportionate adverse impact on women and other disadvantaged groupslong a staple of U.S. employment discrimination laware fast winning recognition in Europe


Two interesting German decisions on internet law
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • June 17 2013

Over the course of the month of May, the German Federal Supreme Court rendered two important decisions in the area of internet law, shedding some


The endless bunny hunt: Court of Justice of the European Union rules on trademark protection for shape of chocolate bunnies
  • Jones Day
  • Austria, European Union, Germany
  • July 12 2012

With its recent Lindt & Sprüngli decision, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") confirmed its earlier decisions that tighten the threshold for the inherent distinctiveness of three-dimensional trademarks


News regarding cash pooling: German Federal Supreme Court examines capital contributions in connection with shareholder-run cash pools
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • December 4 2009

As reported in one of our earlier issues, the recent reform of the German Limited Liability Company Act ("GmbHG") has eased the restrictions on cash pooling within group companies


German High Court rules companies have standing to sue against illegal state aid to competitors
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • February 15 2011

In a decision earlier today, the German Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof, BGH) ruled that companies can bring court action the challenge state aid granted to their competitors


German Federal Court of Justice clarifies limits of no-poaching agreements under German commercial law
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • October 25 2014

In a decision dated 30 April 2014, but published only recently, the German Federal Court of Justice ("FCJ") struck down an agreement between two