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Mediation: New Obligations for France-based Traders

European Union, France - February 25 2016 Since entry into force on 1 January 2016 of the French provisions transposing the 2013 EU directive regulating mediation of consumer disputes…

French Class Action Law Has Less Impact Than Expected

France - February 9 2016 Since the entry into force on 1 October 2014 of the provisions of the “Hamon” law of 17 March 2014, which introduced class actions into French law in…

Premières actions de groupe introduites en France par des associations de consommateurs

France - January 29 2015 Depuis l’entrée en vigueur le 1er octobre 2014 des dispositions de la loi Hamon introduisant une action de Groupe en droit français, plusieurs…

France finally embraces class actions

France - February 27 2014 France is one of the last western European countries to introduce a class action system. After decades of debates, two failed attempts by both left…