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Dentons
On May 18, 2017, the European Commission imposed a €110 million fine on Facebook for having provided inaccurate information when it acquired WhatsApp, both with regard to the notification...
K&L Gates
The French Act no.2016-1691 dated 9 December 2016 on Transparency, Anti-Corruption and Modernization of Economic Life empowered the Government to amend the regulatory framework to facilitate the transmission of certain financial securities through blockchain technology.
iGlobal Law
French president Emmanuel Macron, true to his election commitment, has published decrees seeking to implement major liberalising reforms of French labour law.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
This alert focuses on payment services and the transposition of the Payment Services Directive 2 "PSD 2" in the Monetary and Financial Code.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
As President Emmanuel Macron had promised, major employment reforms are under way in France and the related ordinances have been published on August 31, 2017, after ...
Foley Hoag LLP
As previously noted, on February 21, 2017, the French National Assembly adopted a law establishing a "duty of vigilance" for large multinational firms carrying out all or part of their activity in France.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
France recently enacted new legislation requiring that all altered or retouched commercial photographs of models, whose body appearance has been refined or thickened, be labelled as a retouched photograph.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
A decree dated May 4, 2017 (the "Decree") provides that, starting on October 1, 2017, the Message must be presented in an accessible and visible way and must be clearly distinguished...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
A Plan de Sauvegarde de l'Emploi (PSE) is a mass redundancy or reduction-in-force plan that companies employing 50 or more employees in France must have in place before dismissing 10 or more employees in a layoff.
Field Fisher
You might be aware of the 26 January 2016 law for the modernization of the French healthcare system which states that digitally altered photos of models must include a disclaimer.
K&L Gates
The European Union Court of Justice confirmed the intellectual property rights owned by the French company "Forge de Laguiole", but solely in areas in which it pursued an actual business activity.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Cour de cassation will undoubtedly be called upon to resolve this issue.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Paris partner Hubert de Vauplane's article "Which regulation for ICOs" appeared in the July 2017 issue of the French publication Revue Banque.
Jones Day
In France, actions for patent revocation are subject to strict rules regarding interest to sue and to a five-year statute of limitation.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
On 28 June, the Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union gave his opinion on the SNITEM and Philips France case against France.
TMF Group
Withholding ‘at source' the personal income tax of French employees and reflecting it on monthly payslips was scheduled to begin in 2018, however implementation is now postponed.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
KL Snapshot, published by Kramer Levin Paris office, is a bi-monthly newsletter encompassing the latest articles and seminars of the Paris-based lawyers.
Gowling WLG
The CJEU confirmed on 17 May 2017 that the French 3% tax on distributed earnings is contrary to the Parent-Subsidiary Directive.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The 1993 Loi Sapin pertaining to the prevention of corruption and transparency in the economical life and public proceedings significantly modified the rules and regulations pertaining to advertising space brokerage...
Jones Day
The Global Pact project is extensively built on existing principles, many of them enshrined in the Stockholm Declaration of 1972 and the Rio Declaration of 1992.
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K&L Gates
The European Union Court of Justice confirmed the intellectual property rights owned by the French company "Forge de Laguiole", but solely in areas in which it pursued an actual business activity.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
France recently enacted new legislation requiring that all altered or retouched commercial photographs of models, whose body appearance has been refined or thickened, be labelled as a retouched photograph.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
A Plan de Sauvegarde de l'Emploi (PSE) is a mass redundancy or reduction-in-force plan that companies employing 50 or more employees in France must have in place before dismissing 10 or more employees in a layoff.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
A decree dated May 4, 2017 (the "Decree") provides that, starting on October 1, 2017, the Message must be presented in an accessible and visible way and must be clearly distinguished...
Field Fisher
You might be aware of the 26 January 2016 law for the modernization of the French healthcare system which states that digitally altered photos of models must include a disclaimer.
Foley Hoag LLP
As previously noted, on February 21, 2017, the French National Assembly adopted a law establishing a "duty of vigilance" for large multinational firms carrying out all or part of their activity in France.
TMF Group
Withholding ‘at source' the personal income tax of French employees and reflecting it on monthly payslips was scheduled to begin in 2018, however implementation is now postponed.
Gowling WLG
Although the concept of a trust does not exist in the French Civil Code, French law does not prohibit the ownership of assets, in particular French real estate, through trusts.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
French legislation enacted in 2011 imposed reporting requirements on trustees and changed the treatment of trusts for purposes of income, gift, succession and wealth tax, and established a new special trust tax.
TMF Group
France is one of the few countries where employers do not withhold employees' personal income tax from their payslip. This will change however, in 2018.
Orrick
One major difference between 2014 and 2015 was that several significant transactions occurred in 2015 even though some of them were announced in 2014...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
On 28 June, the Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union gave his opinion on the SNITEM and Philips France case against France.
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