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  • Impact of the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics on Visa Appointments

    With the 2024 Summer Olympics approaching, visa applicants may see longer wait times for appointments at U.S. embassies and consulates in Paris and across Europe. The Summer Olympics are set to take place in Paris, France from July 26 to Aug. 11, 2024. The Paralympics will take place from Aug. 28 to Sept. 8. Drawing...

  • Impact of the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics on Visa Appointments

    With the 2024 Summer Olympics approaching, visa applicants may see longer wait times for appointments at U.S. embassies and consulates in Paris and across Europe. The Summer Olympics are set to take place in Paris, France from July 26 to Aug. 11, 2024. The Paralympics will take place from Aug. 28 to Sept. 8. Drawing...

  • 11 sick in French cheese E. coli outbreak

    The number of children sick in a severe E. coli outbreak in France linked to raw milk cheese has risen to 11. The 11 hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) cases were reported in late 2023. HUS is a severe complication associated with E. coli infections that causes kidney failure. Santé publique France surveillance on HUS only...

  • CNIL Publishes 2024 Investigation Focus Plan

    On February 8, 2024, the French Data Protection Authority announced the priority topics for its inspections in 2024. This blog entry provides a summary of the key topics.

  • France is an Example of How Not to do Residential Greenhouse Gas Reduction

    Rather techno optimism based actions where ingenuity and science can produce our way out of our predicament.

  • France is an Example of How Not to do Residential Greenhouse Gas Reduction

    A Green Challenge: France's Struggle with High Emission Rental Properties

  • Norovirus suspected in large Airbus outbreak

    Norovirus has been determined to be the suspected cause of a large outbreak at Airbus in France in late 2023, according to public health officials. The Loire-Atlantique regional health agency (ARS) believes norovirus was behind almost 700 people falling sick at the Airbus Atlantic Christmas lunch in mid-December. Findings are based on the clinical symptoms...

  • French Christmas dinner sickens 700 Airbus employees

    According to the Guardian, a gourmet Christmas dinner for 2,600 workers at the French aerospace group Airbus Atlantic left 700 of the staff sick.  The health authorities have launched an investigation to establish what caused the mass outbreak of gastroenteritis among a reported 700 employees.  The festive feast was organized and provided by the company’s own restaurant...

  • Noteworthy Trends in French White Collar Crime

    France’s Sapin II Law was created in 2016 to address corporate corruption and implement antibribery measures. The legislation took effect in 2017, marking a significant shift in the country’s regulatory compliance landscape. The law, which tracks closely with similar laws in the US, UK, and other EU countries, requires large companies [1] to implement a...

  • Raw milk cheese sickens six children in France

    A cheese made from raw milk has been linked to half a dozen serious E. coli infections in France. Six cases of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) have been reported. HUS is a severe complication associated with E. coli infections that causes kidney failure.  Following severe diarrhea, young children attending the Minimes crèche in Toulouse had...

Featured documents

  • MSN to launch its own sponsored links program

    MSN announced yesterday it will launch its own self-service paid listing program similar to those run by Yahoo and Google. It will be tested in France and Singapore within the next six months. The date for a worldwide rollout has not been set. MSN, which has been using Yahoo’s Overture sponsored...

  • Tour de France blogs for your Tour RSS feeds

    Watching replay of Stage 1 tonight and realized the Tour was the perfect event to follow by RSS feeds from a blog. Sure enough. Found a couple good blogs right away. Cycloblog, a blog on professional road cycling published by Andrew Dunn, a 25 year old law graduate from the U.K. And Tour de France.....

  • The Pennsylvania Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act is Effective July 1

     July is probably my favorite month of the year for many reasons – lots of warm weather ahead, my birthday, my daughter’s birthday and three whole weeks of the Tour de France. However, many home improvement contractors haven’t been looking forward to the onset of July this year because the...

  • Discovering The American Balance: IP In Fashion From France To China

    Partner, Ted Max  will be speaking on a panel for Couture Counselor at Fordham University School of Law on April 22, 2010. For more information, click here....

  • Reed Smith Employment Attorney Expands Social Media Advice to France in New Edition of White Paper

    Nearly everyone has become a part of the social media phenomenon that includes Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and other websites. The growth of social media has been staggering. However, along with that growth comes new legal risks, including employment issues, which we haven’t seen before. As you may...

  • Brazilians Sentence American Pilots to Prison: Not in Best Interests of Safety

    In many countries, criminal prosecution of those involved in aviation accidents is the rule, not the exception.  For example, the French courts began a criminal investigation almost immediately after the crash of Air France Flight 447. The Indonesian legal system convicted a Garuda Airlines 737...

  • Council of Europe Considers Amendments to Convention 108

    The Council of Europe's T-PD-Bureau met June 28-30 in Strasbourg, France, to discuss amendments to the Council of Europe's Convention 108. This post provides highlights from the meeting....

  • Tapenade Linked to Eight Botulism Cases in France

    A French company, La Ruche, has recalled all Les Délices de Marie Claire preserves and has suspended operations after a production batch of its Tapenade verte aux amandes was linked to eight cases of botulism. L’Institute Pasteur reported finding botulinum toxin type A in a sample of the implicated ...

  • EU Commissioner Reding Promotes Use of BCRs at IAPP Congress in Paris

    On November 29, 2011, at the IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress, EU Commissioner Viviane Reding provided insight into some of the details of the proposals for the revised EU data protection framework. She focused on promoting Binding Corporate Rules as a solution for safeguarding international...

  • European Mobile Operators Agree to App Privacy Guidelines

    This week, the U.K.-based GSM Association unveiled voluntary app privacy guidelines, which are being implemented by several major European mobile telephone service operators for their own branded applications.  According to the GSM Association, the companies adopting these guidelines includes Deutsc...

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