Paris International Litigation Bulletin no. 1



Legislative developments in France Page 1

Proceedings before French courts Page 1

European law Page 3

Foreign case law Page 4


The French Supreme Court holds that an order to pay punitive damages is not, in itself, contrary to French international public policy Page 6

A step forward in the revision of the Brussels I Regulation: the European Commission's Proposal Page 8

When should a national court have jurisdiction over consumer contracts concluded on the Internet? Page 10

United Nations' Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: what they concretely mean for businesses Page 12

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