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Entrepreneurs and foreign talents in the Tech sector, which residence permit to apply for in France?

You are planning to launch your startup in France, to open a subsidiary of your tech company in France, to join an innovative French company as an employee and you are wondering which residence permit to apply for? Generally speaking, our firm recomm...

Ransomware: denial of compensation for company anxiety damage

At the end of 2018, a company received an anonymous email saying asking to pay an amount of one million euros to various bitcoin accounts. The attacker claimed to have a lot of confidential information of the company. After investigations, including ...

The Court of Justice of the European Union validates the systematic collection of IP addresses under certain conditions

Asked for a preliminary ruling from an Antwerp court, the CJEU ruled in particular on the systematic collection of IP addresses. This was an intellectual property rights holder whose copyrighted work had been shared over a peer-to-peer network. The h...

UFC QUE CHOISIR files a complaint against SFR for deceptive marketing practices

On May 11, 2021, the UFC-Que Choisir Consumer Association indicated that it was filing a complaint with the Paris Judicial Court against SFR, a cell phone operator, for misleading commercial practices.

Formal notices sent massively by the CNIL for non-compliant cookies

On May 18, 2021, the President of the CNIL, the French Data Protection Authority, sent about twenty formal notices to private and public organizations including international actors, on the grounds that they did not allow Internet users to refuse cookies as simply as t...

The use of trade secret for information contained in a summons

Since July 2018, law #2018-670 protects trade secrets in France (this law was adopted as part of the transposition of Directive (EU) 2016/943 of June 8, 2016). If we refer in principle to trade secret with regard to the production of documents in co...