Publications: European and International Law

Legal News January 2023: When the GDPR protects European companies from US procedures
      Sometimes, a very restrictive regulation, such as the GDPR, can may conceal unexpected advantages: as an example, a groundbreaking decision of the New York District Court dated May 23, 2022 acknowledging the GDPR's power to defeat, under certain conditions, an American pre-trial discovery. Short reminder: We are well aware of the extraterritorial effects of American laws and procedures, in particular "pre-trial discovery", which allow to compel the defendant (even a foreign company) to disclose information and documents located outside...
Publié le 13/01/2023
News January 2016: International contract – Breach of commercial relationship – competent court
International contract: is it somehow possible to escape from the exclusive jurisdiction of French courts within a dispute related to the breach of a commercial relationship with a French company?        (ie. decisions from the French Supreme Court dated November 24, 2015 and from the Paris Court of Appeal dated December 15, 2015)    We previously wrote on this matter which interests any foreign company that would terminate a commercial relationship with a French partner which may benefit of the protection stated under article L.442-6 I-5°...
Publié le 09/02/2016
News: breach of a relationship - international contract - forum selection clause
Breach of an established business relationship: a recent court decision reaffirms the importance of the forum selection clause in international contracts                                                                                                                             ...
Publié le 07/09/2015   |   Mis à jour le 11/12/2015