A decree dated 3 February 2023 updated the French list of Non-Cooperative States and Territories within the meaning of article 238-0 A of the FTC: the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands have been added to the previous list (issued by the decree dated 2 March 2022).
The Tax Court of Appeal of Paris judges, in a dispute concerning the statute of limitations for tax collection, that the United States does not have a legal instrument on mutual assistance for tax collection that is “equivalent” to the one provided for by Council Directive 2010/24/EU of 16 March 2010. Such an interpretation of the tax treaty concluded between France and the US could have consequences on other tax regimes, and in particular on French exit tax.
Join us for a four-part webinar series as our US moderators welcome colleagues from around the globe to share the latest labor and employment law updates and trends. US-based multinational employers with business operations in Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and the Americas regions will hear directly from local practitioners on the major developments they need to know, and come away with practical tips and takeaways to implement.
On 22 March 2023, the European Commission tabled a proposal for a Directive on substantiation and communication of explicit environmental claims.
The proposal aims to harmonize the evaluation and monitoring of voluntary environmental claims – often referred to as “green claims” – towards EU consumers and control the proliferation of public and private environmental labels. Complementing the March 2022 proposal for a Directive on empowering consumers for the green transition as a lex specialis by providing more specific requirements on the substantiation, communication and verification of green claims, it contributes to the fight against “greenwashing”.
Join Baker McKenzie’s Consumer Goods & Retail Industry Group for their events entitled Redefining Luxury & Fashion: What Fits in the Future? scheduled to take place in London on Tuesday, 14 March 2023 and in Paris on Thursday, 16 March 2023.
We assist you in contractual, regulatory and litigation matters, in your innovative, complex and often international projects, digital transformation, electronic communication, personal data and cybersecurity. Our team offers you a series of tips and tricks under fact sheets format in the areas of cyber surveillance, data protection (GDPR / ePrivacy), IT contract negotiation, E-commerce platforms and Tech investments.
Industrial action is on the rise throughout Europe; in this webinar we looked at the differences and similarities in the industrial action process across France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Poland and the UK, the potential legal remedies in each jurisdiction and the practical steps employers can take to keep the business running.
The long-awaited implementation in statutory law of the fight against medical devices and in vitro diagnosis medical devices shortages mechanism is currently being discussed in the French Parliament, in a bill containing various provisions adapting French law to European Union law on diverse topics and particularly in the field of public health.
On 24 November 2022, the French Agency for the Safety of Medicines and Health Products issued three sentences against pharma companies that have failed to meet their reporting obligation regarding the risk of a medicinal products supply shortage or a supply shortage.