• 17 July 2020

    Is France moving towards a more flexible regulation in respect of CBD products: the CJEU’s Advocate General considers that the French restrictive position is contrary to European Law.

    Stehlin & Associés and the Cannabis Law Team at Mackrell Solicitors look at the recent opinion delivered by the CJEU’s Advocate General on 14 May 2020 in case C663/18 (Kanavape) centering on the distribution in France of electronic cigarette cartridges which contained CBD. In an earlier article dated 30 April 2020  Stehlin & Associés looked […]

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  • 30 April 2020

    CBD – French rules governing the use of “legal cannabis”

    Although CBD has long been on the list of authorized substances, the enthusiasm for this product is rather recent and its use is growing rapidly in Europe and therefore in France. While the debates on the liberalization of recreational cannabis was still ongoing, a fashion phenomenon has sprung up around CBD, which is now used […]

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  • 20 March 2020

    Stehlin & Associés recognised as gender equity leader by Décideurs Magazine

    Stehlin & Associés law firm has been recognised among leader law firms in respect to the gender equity, diversity, social inclusion and women empowerment within the profession, by the March 2020 version of Magazine Décideurs. Please read their articles here.

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  • 17 March 2020

    COVID-19 – Be safe! We care

    Eager to help limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus among us, in addition to the unique measures announced by the French Government, Stehlin & Associés Avocats law firm has adopted all measures allowing its partners and associates to remain fully operational while working from their home offices, in complete conformity with our confidentiality requirements. […]

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  • 8 March 2020

    Celebrating International Women’s Day

    Lifetime advocates for gender equity, diversity and inclusion, social justice and women empowerment, Stehlin & Associés celebrates its women fellows within the firm by recognising their incredible talent, passion and hard work, and by thanking them for their impressive day to day social, economic and environmental achievements! WE ARE PROUD TO BE YOUR EQUALS!   […]

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  • 19 December 2019

    Christmas Fundraising – Goélands Foundation

    On the eve of this festive period devoted to family and sharing, the partners and associates from Stehlin & Associés law firm have decided to replace formal wishes on glossy paper with a strong commitment to the men and women of the Goélands Foundation who support on a daily basis vulnerable children and students, fighting […]

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  • 28 March 2017


    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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  • 2 September 2016


    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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  • 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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