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Open data calendar for French court decisions unveiled

The French Law for a Digital Republic of October 7, 2016 (Law No. 2016-1321) provides for open data of court decisions, i.e. the free availability to the public of all decisions of justice. However, since this law, the situation has progressed little...

Massive leak of personal health data: the CNIL obtains in summary proceedings the condemnation of internet service providers to withdraw the file

Paris Tribunal, interim order n° 21-51823 dated 4 march 2021 On March 4, 2021, the Paris Judicial Court ordered the main French internet service providers (ISPs) to immediately block access to a site hosting a file which discloses health data of nea...

Sign your deeds and contracts remotely

How can you sign remotely? When talking about signing a document remotely, several procedures can be considered: -     the traditional procedure of the original copy exchanged by post: this process allows you to have the original of your deed or c...

Breach of contract and contract lapse

A breach of contract by a party is not a contract lapse Court of Appeal of Versailles, France, 12th chamber, 24 September 2020, no. 19/03654 Article 1186 of the French Civil Code provides that a validly formed contract lapses if one of its esse...

The action for nullity for fraud and the obligation to provide information and advice

The action for nullity for fraud does not exclude the possibility of acting for breach of an obligation to provide information and advice. Cour de cassation, 3rd Chamber, 14 January 2021, #19-24.881 In this case, a couple had been approached by...

Brexit: British residents can no longer register a .fr domain name

On January 26, 2021, AFNIC, the association responsible for managing .fr domain names, recalled the consequences of Brexit on eligibility for a .fr domain name. Since the entry into force of Brexit, individuals residing in the United Kingdom and lega...