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15 May
Embezzlement (French business law)
Embezzlement is the fraudulent conversion of a company’s funds or other property by a director of the company. The following acts, inter alia, have been judged by French courts to constitute embezzlement: Use, by a...
12 Mar
Debt recovery (French business law)
What should you do if your debtor does not pay? Make an analysis of your contract to determine the exact amount that you may claim In addition to the unpaid amount for the services that you have provided or the...
25 Mar
Payment terms
Pursuant to article L. 441-6 of the French Code de commerce (Commercial code): Unless otherwise specified in the general terms and conditions between a buyer and a supplier of products or provider of services, or...
25 Mar
Penalties for late payment
According to article L. 441-6 of the French Code de commerce (Commercial code), penalties for late payment apply as of right, as from the date on which the payment was due. The parties may not agree on late...
10 Mar
Seizure of a debtor's bank account and/or assets
In the event that there is a risk that a debtor will not pay the amounts owed to a creditor, summary proceedings to obtain the temporary seizure of the debtor’s bank account and/or assets may be introduced. The...
18 Mar
Liabilities of French corporate officers
Corporate officers of French companies (CEOs, members of a board of directors, etc.) may incur civil or criminal liability for various acts or omissions. Civil liability Civil liability may be incurred, inter...
18 Feb
Counterfeit goods and seller's implied warranties
French law contains no explicit provision obliging a seller to warrant that the goods sold do not infringe third party intellectual property rights. According to French case law however, such a warranty may be...
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