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  • 18 February 2019

    Employment law news of February 2019

    Our flash of February 2019 focus on major changes brought by the Finance bill for 2019 on the definition of the abuse of rights. Our flash present notably the reduction of employee social security contributions on overtime and complementary hours, the new rules for the publication and enforceability of circulars and instructions, the Order of […]

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  • 21 January 2019

    Employment law news of January 2019

    Our flash focus on major changes brought by the law of financing of the social security for 2019 and the economic and social emergency bill. Our flash present also the changes on the payslip as from January 1st, 2019 as well as a selection of recent decisions of the judges. We are at your disposal […]

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  • 7 August 2018

    Employment law news of August 2018

    NEWSLETTER 1. “AVENIR PROFESSIONNEL” BILL – FOCUS ON MAJOR CHANGES ♦ Reinforcement of the equal pay for women and men component, in particular through a financial penalty in the event of non-compliance with this principle. ♦ Professional training The personal training account will be filled in euros and no longer in hours. Removal for the employer of […]

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  • 6 November 2017

    Corporate newsletter: New filing obligation under French corporate law for French registered entities – The new duty to declare beneficial ownership

    Further to an ordinance implementing in France an EU anti-money laundering directive 2015/849 of May 20, 2015, it is now required for companies newly created in France to declare the identity of their beneficial owners as of August 1st, 2017. For existing companies, the same information will have to be filed prior to April 1st, […]

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  • 12 June 2017

    Employment law news of May 2017

    1)  Social Measures announced by Emmanuel Macron The new President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron, has announced in his official program a series of social measures. About the social dialogue, the new President wishes: –To give more strength to the company-level agreement, in the continuity of the El Khomri Law; –To amend the staff representatives’ […]

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  • 28 March 2017

    Employment law news of January 2017

    Newsletter IMPLEMENTING DECREES IN RELATION TO EL KHOMRI ACT Several decrees implementing El Khomri Act have been published. These decrees concern notably working time, workers representative, collective bargaining and the occupational health. ♦ Working time → Decrees of November 18, 2016 No. 2016-1553, No. 2016-1554 and No. 2016-1556 In addition to implement the regulatory section […]

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  • 28 March 2017

    SAPIN II LAW

    MULTIANNUAL AGREEMENTS, INSTRUMENTS OF STABILITY OF THE BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS? Among the various provisions of the Law No 2016-1691 of the 9th December 2016 on transparency, fight against corruption and modernization of the Economy (“Sapin II Law”), the French parliament introduced what appears to be as some flexibility to article L. 441-7 of the French Commercial […]

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  • 28 March 2017

    LAW FOR A DIGITAL REPUBLIC

    New sanctioning powers of the French DATA PROTECTION AGENCY (CNIL) The expected Law for a Digital Republic finally enacted on October 7, 2016 (Law No. 2016-1321) has substantially modified the control and enforcement power as well as the sanctions of the CNIL, this well before the entry into force of the General Data Protection Regulation […]

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  • 4 November 2016

    Reform of the French Civil Code and the New French Contract Law: What Are the Main Impacts on French M&A and Private Equity Practices?

      This long-awaited reform changed our French Napoleonic code. Its main purpose is to increase the attractiveness of French contract law compared especially to common law countries. It brings simplification, clarification and predictability throughout the life of a contract (from its formation, to its performance until its termination). In most cases, it has resulted in […]

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  • 19 September 2016

    Stehlin & Associes and Mackrell International team up to help the research againt cystic fibrosis

    You will have heard that some lawyers of Stehlin & Associes together with other lawyers from our legal network Mackrell International  have decided to cycle from London to Paris this month to raise money for the French Cystic Fibrosis charity, Vaincre La Mucoviscidose. On 22, 23 and 24 September, 16 Lawyers and friends from Stehlin […]

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  • 2 September 2016

    THE HURTFUL NEW PROVISIONS OF THE FRENCH LABOR LAW

    The French labor law (so called “El Khomri” law) passed on July 21st 2016 and published in the French Official Journal on August 9th, is disrupting the franchise business by implementing in Article 64 an unprecedented committee for social dialog for any franchise network with more than 300 employees. The French Constitutional Court, to which […]

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  • 22 July 2016

    Focus on El Khomri law forced by the Government on July 21st, 2016: what is really changing

    Government resorted once more to paragraph 3 of Article 49 of the French Constitution to force the implementation of “El Khomri” law. In the absence of censure motion  during the following 24 hours, the proposed law is in force since Thursday 21st July afternoon. Certain opponents are considering to refer to the French Constitutional Court […]

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  • 22 July 2016

    Labor law news of July 2016

    7 news about the last noticable developments in labor law. By Stehlin & Associes labor law team

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  • 8 June 2016

    Choosing a “sovereign” cloud computing solution

    The choice of a cloud computing solution can sometimes be a real headache for CIOs and entrepreneurs cautious of taking the timeliest decision for the backup of their data. The consequences of such a choice may be decisive given the quantity and often-strategic nature of the information entrusted to the cloud services provider. Considering the […]

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  • 20 March 2016

    Newsletter – March 2016

    FLASH INFO 1. Analysis of the future Labor Law Bill After its presentation in a revised version, before the Council of Ministers, on March 24th, the bill is being examined by the National Assembly; it will then be discussed by the Senate for final adoption this summer. Beyond debates raised by the text, it is […]

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  • 20 January 2016

    Newsletter – January 2016

    FLASH INFO 1. Redesigning of the French Labour Code In view of the forthcoming reform of the Labour Code scheduled for March 2016, three reports requested by the Government have been published. These reports should be followed by Manuel Valls and Myriam El Khomri: Badinter, Combrexelles and Cesaro report. On January 25, 2016, the Government […]

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  • 8 October 2015

    Regulation of distribution networks by Macron law

    The law n° 2015-990 of August 6, 2015 for Growth, Activity and Equal Economic Opportunity (“Macron law”) which came into force on August 8, 2015, sets forth new provisions in the distribution sector and therefore in the franchise networks. Herewith are summarized in few paragraphs the main changes brought by Macron law. Framework of contractual […]

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  • 20 February 2015

    Newsletter – February 2015

    FLASH INFO The « Macron » Draft Bill for “growth and economic activity” (“pour la croissance et l’activité”): new proposals to make the French labour market more flexible The Macron Draft Bill (hereinafter, the “Bill”) was submitted to the Council of Ministers on December 10, 2014 and is currently discussed before the French Parliament since […]

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  • 20 September 2014

    FLASH INFO – September 2014

    FLASH INFO 1. Law N.2014-856 of July 31st, 2014 on social and solidarity based economy (Official Journal of August 1st, 2014) The Law on social and solidarity based economy dated July 31st, 2014 is worth noticing. Despite its title, some of its provisions, having a wider scope than the social and solidarity-based economy (SSE), may […]

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  • 23 July 2014

    E-ALERT RH 23 July 2014

    HR & EMPLOYMENT LAW E-ALERT 1. Part-time work Part-time work: Minimum of 24 weekly hours Since 1st July 2014, after being delayed for 6 months, the minimum working time shall be set on a basis of 24 hours per week (or an equivalent working time duration of a monthly basis – i.e. 104 hours per […]

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  • 28 May 2014

    E-ALERT RH 28 May 2014

    HR & EMPLOYMENT LAW E-ALERT 1. Unemployment benefits 1 July 2014 : Entry into force of the new length of the delay before the employee can receive unemployment benefits for supra-legal indemnities The new Agreement on unemployment benefits (i.e. “Convention d’assurance chômage’) dated 14 May 2014, provides that employees who receive termination payment in excess […]

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