France’s attractiveness: will the International Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal open the door to a new way to litigate in France?On February 7, 2018, were enacted the new rules applicable to the already existing, albeit rarely used, International Chamber of the Paris Commercial Court and the ones applicable to the newly created International Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal
Lack of scientific debate before the French courts: current main disadvantage for companies’ defenseCompanies doing business in France are currently facing a detrimental paradox: while the precautionary principle, which is supposed to be triggered by scientific evidence, is increasingly used against them, scientific debate has disappeared before the French courts as line of defense
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Under French Law, and more specifically the French Social Security Code, "when an [occupational] accident is caused by the gross negligence of the employer […], the victim or his/her beneficiaries are entitled to obtain...
Historically product liability arose from case law based on the general law of obligations, in particular, civil tort liability. It implied a fault of the manufacturer or distributor in the design or manufacture of the product, a loss, most of the time bodily injury, and a causal link between the...