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2019-10-11

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  • France drifts towards uncertainty after snap elections

    The second round of France’s snap parliamentary elections delivered a surprising result on Sunday: with 182 seats, the coalition of left-wing parties—the Nouveau Front populaire (“NFP”) emerged as the unexpected victor. Centrist parties supporting President Emmanuel Macron finished second with 168 seats altogether, whereas the far-right Rassemblement National (“RN”) and its allies—which in the first...

  • Nestlé France faces charges in Buitoni case

    Nestlé has announced that it is facing criminal charges regarding a 2022 E. coli outbreak in France that was traced to pizzas. The judges leading the case filed charges against Nestlé France and Société des Produits Alimentaires de Caudry (SPAC), a subsidiary of the company, this past week. The criminal investigation is ongoing, and no...

  • Nestle charged with unintentional manslaughter in Pizza E. coli Outbreak

    Two Nestle’s French subsidiaries have been charged with unintentional manslaughter in a case involving E. coli contaminated pizzas that a led to the death of two children and left dozens with acute kidney failure. The Nestle units managed the factory in the north of France that made the Buitoni-branded pizzas as well as Nestle France...

  • Lyon, France: Who’s in Charge of INTERPOL?(Part 3 of 3)- INTERPOL’s upcoming election

    This series has examined the structure of INTERPOL’s various bodies and the responsibilities that each body holds. One of those bodies, the CCF, is of primary concern to Red Notice subjects as it determines the outcome of requests for removal and correction. The CCF’s overall focus and direction is impacted by the Secretary General of...

  • California’s CPPA Partners with France’s CNIL to Safeguard Personal Information

    Is California going to start policing CCPA violations like the French police GDPR violations? The California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) and France’s Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) recently signed a declaration of cooperation allowing both authorities to collaborate on their efforts to safeguard personal information and advance privacy. The declaration establishes a...

  • Lyon, France: Who’s in Charge of INTERPOL?(Part 2 of 3)- The roles and responsibilities of the CCF

    The first post in this series discussed the roles of the different bodies within INTERPOL and how they work. Today’s post will detail how Red Notice subjects primarily interact with INTERPOL.  Red Notice Law Journal has previously discussed the fact that Red Notice subjects’ main concern is the Commission for the Control of INTERPOL Files...

  • Lyon, France: Who’s in Charge of INTERPOL?(Part 1 of 3)

    Once individuals learn of their status as a Red Notice subject, one of the most daunting things about INTERPOL’s removal process is the size of INTERPOL’s systems as well as their unfamiliarity. It can be helpful for a Red Notice subject seeking removal to understand who is in charge of the various divisions of INTERPOL...

  • Why we fought.

    Some numbers to consider on June 6, 2024, the 80th anniversary of D-Day: 75 million: the number of people who died during WWII. 420,000: the number of American casualties during WWII. 5,000: the number of American soldiers wounded on D-Day. 2,501: the number of American soldiers who died on D-Day. 151: the number of days...

  • Virtual and Digital Health Digest, May 2024

    This digest covers key virtual and digital health regulatory and public policy developments during April and early May 2024. You will note that France has set out new pricing rates for innovative digital therapeutic medical devices under the accelerated market access pathway, known as PECAN. While the pathway was set out in February 2023, the...

  • Is the Asylum System Better in France?

    This post is by Hélène Bonvalot, former Director General at Centre Primo Levi in Paris, France and a Fulbright Fellow […]

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