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26, cours Albert 1er
By Philippe Desprès
Like most European countries, France is currently experiencing a major demographic challenge due to its ageing population.
The French social security financing law for 2008 has provided for two additional contributions on stock options and restricted stock units (RSUs).
By Foulques De Rostolan
Subsequent to the passing of the law of August 21, 2007 for the promotion of labor, employment and purchasing power (Loi en faveur du travail, de l'emploi et du pouvoir d'achat  also known as the TEPA law), which instituted a favorable social security and tax regime for overtime performed by employees, it is now the working time mechanism itself that has undergone a major makeover through the law of August 20, 2008 on the modernization of social democracy and the reform of workin
By Alexandre Glatz
Historically, competition authorities started to apprehend vertical anti-competitive agreements after horizontal anti-competitive agreements.
By Philippe Desprès
The spread of multinationals across the globe necessarily involves compliance with foreign legal systems in order for companies to not only continue to operate in different jurisdictions, but to thrive and develop their business interests in the international arena.
By Philippe Desprès
Created by the Law dated December 30, 2004, the HALDE (High Authority for the Fight against Discrimination and for Equality) is an independent statutory authority vested with broad powers in order to deal with all forms of discrimination.
By Philippe Desprès
The validity of the multi-industry agreement on the modernization of the labor market concluded on January 11, 2008 (hereafter the "Agreement"), is conditioned upon the adoption of legal and statutory provisions, which are necessary to its application.
By Philippe Desprès
The Law for the promotion of labor, employment and purchasing power (“Loi en faveur du travail, de l'emploi et du pouvoir d'achat”) of August 21, 2007, known as the "TEPA law", which entered into force on October 1, 2007, institutes a tax exemption regime for employees as well as an exemption regime regarding the employer and employee shares of social security contributions on overtime.
By Joël Grangé
Large collective redundancies in France are subject to a complex procedure, which implies the information and consultation of the works council or, failing such, the employee representatives, prior to any definitive decision.
By Jerome Debost
There is a long tradition of transfer rules under French law. Since 1928, French law has been providing for the continuation of employment agreements in the case of a transfer of the employer’s "undertaking" to another employer.
By Jerome Debost, Jerome Debost
The Contrat Nouvelles Embauches or "New Hiring Contract" (the "CNE") represents a revolution in the world of French employment contracts.
By Philippe Desprès, Philippe Desprès
The secondment of a US employee to France for a certain period of time raises various issues regarding immigration law, social security law, employment law and tax law. The purpose of this study is to summarize these issues.
By Philippe Desprès
It is important to distinguish between employees hired under an employment contract and "independent workers" who carry out work for an "employer" whilst remaining self-employed. This distinction is crucial as an employee hired under an employment contract is entitled to the safeguards provided for by French labor law with respect to, for instance, wages and termination conditions.