A new obligation requires parties to seek amicable resolution to a dispute before referring it to the court.
A New Obligation Entered into Force on 1 April 2015 -
Since 1 April 2015, parties to a civil or...more
The legal interest rate is the reference rate used to calculate penalties for an obligation’s late performance.
Calculated on the basis of the level of state financing on 13 weeks, the legal interest rate has decreased...more
Recent cases offer practical applications of jurisdiction clauses or jurisdictional competence clauses.
Several recent cases decided by the Cour de cassation (the French Supreme Court for Judicial Matters) offer some...more
Companies should be aware that certain risks are attached to an insufficient notice period when terminating a business relationship.
This summary schedule highlights the risks attached to an insufficient notice period in...more
The Court holds that settlement agreements have the force of a final and binding judgment only when all parties comply with the agreement's terms.
On 12 July, the French Supreme Court for Judicial Matters (Cour de...more