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Meritas Guide: To Defective Products Litigation in EMEA - France
1. What claims may be brought for liability for defective products? Is liability based on fault/ negligence, or strict liability, or both? Liability claims for defective products may be brought on various different bases, depending on the nature of the defect: • If the product presents a safety defect that caused damage to a property, death or personal injury, a claim...
The Meritas Guide To Employment Law On A Business Sale In Europe, Middle East And Africa - April 2015: France
1. DO EMPLOYEES AUTOMATICALLY TRANSFER TO THE BUYER WHEN A BUSINESS IS SOLD? Article L. 1224-1 of the French Labour Code states that “following a change to the employer’s legal status, in particular by succession, sale, merger or equity conversion, all employment contracts effective at the time of change shall continue between the new employer and the company’s employees”...