• 25 June 2021

    The French supreme court validates the detention and marketing of CBD flowers

    This long-awaited decision of the Court of Cassation (French Supreme Court) has not disappointed the actors of the hemp industry and the whole new economy of cannabidiol (CBD). This ruling of June 23, 2021 which will now be a landmark, purely and simply challenges the current (and future!) French regulations concerning the marketing of CBD […]

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  • 12 April 2021

    The report of the French parliamentary information mission unveils its proposals for the development of CBD market in France

    After having examined the topic of therapeutic cannabis, the French parliamentary information mission on the impact and various uses of cannabis issued a report dated February 10, 2021, on “wellness hemp” or cannabidiol (“CBD”). It is published just a few months after the Kanavape[1] ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union that […]

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  • 24 February 2021

    Mackrell International ranked in Chambers Global guide for the 9th year running

    Leading Global Network, Mackrell International in Chambers Global Guide for 9th Year Running : “From strength to strength …” says Keith Heddle, its Managing Director. Mackrell International has secured its ninth consecutive ranking as a leading global network in the Chambers Directory, a premier legal industry directory. The Chambers Global Guide ranks the top lawyers, […]

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  • 1 January 2021

    Season’s Greetings

    Because nobody puts hope in a corner, Stehlin & Associés sends you its best wishes for 2021!  

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  • 16 December 2020

    Stehlin & Associés advised Versace in respect to the lease negotiation of its new flagship store located Rue Saint Honoré in Paris

    Versace recently opened two new flagship stores in Paris and London. Following the design concept of renowned architect Gwenael Nicolas, the stores capture the brand’s powerful vision for the future, while staying true to Versace’s instantly recognizable design aesthetic. Located on the upscale Rue Saint Honoré, Paris, the space has been created with the highest […]

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  • 4 December 2020

    UN removes cannabis from the highest risk drug category

    The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) voted on December 2, 2020, by a short majority of 27 (including France) out of 53 members, to remove cannabis from Schedule IV of the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961. Schedule IV of the Single Convention is the schedule containing the narcotic drugs that are […]

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  • 23 November 2020

    CJEU rules that the restrictive French regulatory position on CBD-based products is contrary to European law

    Stehlin & Associés and the Cannabis Law Team of Mackrell.Solicitors revisit the Kanavape case, following Thursday’s decision (19 November 2020) by the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) in case C-663/18 (Kanavape) regarding the distribution of electronic cigarette cartons containing cannabidiol (CBD) in France. In the original “Kanavape” French case, the owners of […]

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  • 21 October 2020

    Frédéric Lecomte teaching personal data protection to Bachelors and Masters from Futurae

    Frederic Lecomte, partner in charge of the new technologies and personal data law department within Stehlin & Associés, was appointed by Futurae to lead the personal data module for Bachelors and Masters, alongside digital leaders such as Xavier Niel (42, Skilmi (StationF), iliad), Justine Ryst (YouTube France), Sebastien Missoffe (Google France), Patrice Caine (Thales), Véronique […]

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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


    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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  • 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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  • 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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