French start to the legislation on hydrogen

An Ordonnance signed by the President on February 17, 2021 (Ordonnance n° 2021-167 du 17 février 2021 relative à l'hydrogène) defines the different types of hydrogen that will be subject to specific regimes, renewable, low-carbon or carbonated hydrogen. This Ordonnance provides for two hydrogen traceability systems so that its low-carbon or renewable nature can be …

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A UBER DRIVER is an employee according to French courts

On the 4th of March 200, (case n°19-13.316), the Social chamber of the Cour de cassation (french civil and commercial supreme court) has rendered an important decision regarding the relation between UBER and a driver. The Cour de cassation has approved the appeal decision who had qualified this relationship has an employment relationship. Under french …

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Contract between a football club and an equipment manufacturer: How to compare two bids from two jersey suppliers?

In the context of a dispute between a football club and its jersey partner, the matter was referred to the Court of Cassation. The question raised before it was how to compare two competing offers from two sports suppliers. The Court of Cassation ruled that the comparison of two equipment suppliers' offers cannot be made …

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Article L442-6 of the French Commercial Code does not apply to the termination of a service agreement between lawyers

The termination of established commercial relations is mainly intended, as its name suggests, for commercial relations. However, some previous decisions had agreed to apply the notion of a sudden termination of established commercial relations to civil activities (e. g. architect). By a decision of 20 February 2019, the Court of Cassation returned to a classic …

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