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9/28/16 Profil

The 128th National Congress of the Law Clerks of the Registries of the Commercial Courts

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Most of the Law Clerks of the Registries of the Commercial Courts will be attending this national event that will take place at the Palace Beaumont de Pau. Legal updates on the Law Clerk profession will be discussed during the congress.

9/22/16 Infogreffe Profil

Accessing confidential financial statements/documents

Legal entities entitled to access confidential financial statements need to subscribe to Infogreffe to get access to such documents.

11/6/15 Profil

Pour identifier une société mère, il faut toujours prendre en compte les parts en nue-propriété

Les juges affirment que les parts sociales détenues en nue-propriété par une société sont comptabilisées dans le calcul des 5% de détention du capital nécessaires à l'application du régime mère-fille.

11/3/15 Profil

Dommages et intérêts reçus pour détournement de clientèle et concurrence déloyale

La Chambre commerciale de la Cour de cassation affirme que les dommages et intérêts reçus pour détournement de clientèle et concurrence déloyale doivent être distingués selon qu'il s'agit de perte des apports et perte des revenus pour l'avenir.

10/28/15 Profil

Une société n'a pas accès aux agréments fiscaux d'une société concurrente

Le Conseil d'État affirme que, sur le fondement du secret professionnel et du secret en matière commerciale et industrielle, une société n'a pas accès aux agréments fiscaux d'une société concurrente.

10/22/15 Profil

Liberté du cessionnaire dans ses relations commerciales avec le fournisseur du cédant

Selon la Cour de cassation, le cessionnaire n'est pas tenu d'entretenir les relations contractuelles et commerciales du cédant de fonds de commerce.

10/13/15 Profil

Agrément nécessaire pour la participation à l'AG de l'héritier d'un associé d'une SCI

Selon un arrêt récent de la Cour de cassation, l'héritier de l'associé d'une SCI doit obtenir un agrément des autres associés s'il souhaite participer aux décisions collectives.

10/7/15 Profil

Avocats.paris : un nouveau site d'accès à l'information juridique grand public

L'Ordre des avocats du barreau de Paris met en ligne un nouveau site grand public: avocats.paris.

9/28/15 Profil

Un portail électronique est disponible pour la déclaration des créances

Un portail électronique est mis en place pour déclarer ses créances directement sur internet.

9/28/15 Profil

Reconnaissance de l'origine professionnelle des pathologies psychiques

Les pathologies psychiques peuvent être reconnues comme maladies d'origine professionnelle.

9/23/15 Profil

Allègement des formalités fiscales d'enregistrement des sociétés

Les actes constitutifs des sociétés n'ont plus systématiquement à être enregistrés auprès de l'administration fiscale.

9/11/15 Profil

L'associé qui se retire d'une SCP peut devoir continuer à participer aux charges sociales

Si cela est convenu entre les associés et proportionnel aux intérêts légitimes de la société, l'associé qui se retire doit continuer à assumer les charges sociales de la SCP.

9/7/15 Profil

Cession d'entreprise : l'obligation d'information des salariés assouplie

La loi Macron permet un allègement de l'obligation d'information des salariés en cas de cession de l'entreprise.

8/24/15 Profil

Le salon Créer 2015 se déroulera du 14 au 16 septembre à Lille

Le salon Créer 2015 s'adresse à tous les créateurs, porteurs de projet, repreneurs, candidats à la franchise ou au commerce associé ou dirigeants d'entreprises.

8/10/15 Profil

Une société formulant, par email, des questions précises à un expert-comptable est tenue de rémunérer la prestation de service.

La société qui demande par email une réponse étudiée d'un professionnel en termes clairs et précis est liée par son offre de contrat.

7/24/15 Profil

Annulation de l'engagement de la caution : l'erreur sur la solvabilité du débiteur peut faire annuler le contrat de cautionnement

L'annulation du contrat de cautionnement peut se fonder sur l'erreur sur la solvabilité du débiteur.

7/22/15 Profil

Un acte ayant recueilli l'accord de l'ensemble des associés d'une SARL peut valablement déroger aux statuts de ladite société.

Les associés d'une SARL ne peuvent se prévaloir des statuts de la société pour déclarer la nullité d'un acte auquel ils ont tous consenti.

6/22/15 Profil

5e édition des États généraux du droit administratif le 26 juin 2015 à Paris

L'édition 2015 des États généraux du droit administratif se tiendra à la Maison de la Chimie à Paris le 26 juin sur le thème de l'urgence devant le juge administratif.

4/28/15 Profil

Nouvelles obligations des employeurs établis hors de France détachant des salariés en France

Le décret d'application de la loi Savary impose de nouvelles obligations aux employeurs de travailleurs détachés en France

4/20/15 Profil

Un associé de SARL peut faire concurrence à sa société !

Selon un récent arrêt de la Cour de cassation, l'associé d'une SARL n'a aucune obligation de non-concurrence vis-à-vis de cette dernière.

2/23/15 Profil

Self-employed professionals operating as a company: greater ease in leasing your securities.

Self-employed professionals may from now on lease the partnership or company shares which they hold to colleagues outside of their company.

2/23/15 Profil

The 2015 Finance Law: new provisions relating to legal aid

The terms of the arrangements relating to legal aid of the 2015 finance law.

1/30/15 Profil

Publication of the decree establishing the listing, headquarters and jurisdiction of the Maritime Courts

The new listings of the headquarters and jurisdictions of the maritime courts effective as of 1st January 2015.

1/16/15 Profil

A system for auditing personal data not declared to the CNIL is illegal

For the personal data processing system to be enforceable, it must be declared to the CNIL.

11/25/14 Profil

Today, can a French lawyer use publicity?

Following publication on the Official Journal of the "Hamon Law" and its implementing decree, a look at the new regulation for lawyer communication methods.

10/8/14 Profil

Young Lawyer's Day: 17 October 2014 at the EFB in Paris

The 2014 edition of the Young Lawyer's Day organised by the UJA will take place on Friday 17 October at the EFB in Paris

6/16/14 Profil

Electronic communication between lawyers and courts: first roll out of RPVA-TC/i-greffes

Electronic communication in legal proceedings, rolled out to proceedings before Commercial Courts, allows new technologies to be adopted in management of instances. The first roll out of RPVA-TC/i-greffes have been undertaken. Discover the Commercial Courts already open

5/14/14 Profil

Company transmission days 2013

On 2 and 3 June, all entrepreneurs, transferors or buyers of companies and professionals in transfer (chartered accountants, notary publics) will meet at the Palais des Congrès in Paris for the 4th Company Transmission Day (JTE).

4/16/14 Profil

Council of State, collective proceedings and public procurement agreements: the decision of 26 March 2014 which is a precedent

In its decision no. 374387 of 26 March 2014, the Council of State established new obligations in the framework of the procedure for awarding public contracts.

4/16/14 Profil

New legal form of a company for liberal professions: Multi-professional SPFPL

Article 31-2 has integrated into law no. 90-1258 of 31 December 1990 pertaining to trading in the form of a company operating a liberal profession, subject to a legislative or regulatory status or of which the title is protected now allows for the establishment of a multi-professional financial holding company for liberal professions (SPFPL).

4/16/14 Profil

Former spouse of employee: possibility of voluntary membership to the pension system for non employees

Pursuant to Article 32 of Law No. 2014-40 of 20 January 2014, spouses of employees may voluntarily join the pension system for non employees when they stop being affiliated to the old age pension insurance system for non employees.

3/26/14 Profil

Invoices covered by confidentiality cannot be the object of a tax audit.

In ruling no. 11LYO1009 of 16 May 2013, the Administrative Court of Appeal in Lyon laid down a limit to the right of control by the administration, which cannot concern the identity of its clients, or the nature of services offered by a depositor of confidentiality.

3/7/14 Profil

Transfer of shares in a limited company: obligation to notify members

In ruling no. 12-29.221 of 21 January 2014, the commercial chamber at the Court of Cassation reiterated that the invalidity of transfer of company shares in an SARL should be declared in the event of default of notice of the planned sale to members.

2/27/14 Profil

Discover the Practical Guide of the creator: APCE edition 2014

The Agency for Company Creation (APCE) outlines, in its annual guide, the tasks of a company founder, from the origin of an idea to the company start up.

2/27/14 Profil

Legal expertise symposium of 14 March 2014 in Paris

A symposium is organised for 14 March at the Maison de la Chimie in Paris by the National Council of Bar Associations (CNB) and the National Council of Legal Expert Companies (CNCEJ).

2/17/14 Profil

SNC: what is the representative power in court of the group of members?

In the case of partnerships (SNC), "all members are managers, notwithstanding any stipulation to the contrary in the articles of association which may appoint one or more managers, whether or not members, or make provision for the appointment by a subsequent deed. " (Art. L. 221-3 of the Commercial Code).

1/27/14 Profil

Vox-avocats.com the social network of the CNB

The National Council of Bar Associations has offered, since 4 November 2013, a new social network open to all of the 161 bar associations in France.

1/16/14 Profil

Key figures from the barometer of SME transfers

The National Company of Consultants in Mergers and Acquisitions (CNCFA) and the financial analyst Epsilon Research have published the fourth edition of their barometer on the transfer of SMEs in France. The objective of the barometer is to inform professional stakeholders as well as local authorities on market developments in the transfer of SMEs in France and to remedy the lack of national statistics on this matter.

1/10/14 Profil

Referral before the Parisian administrative jurisdictions is paper free

With creation of the Remote Redress system, lawyers on the Paris Bar and the administrative jurisdictions will see relations streamlined and sped up.

12/16/13 Profil

Entry on the RCS of an SCI: tax neutrality and transfer appreciation

Following a question asked by an MP in the National Assembly, the legislator has indicated, in a response published on the Official Journal of 26 November 2013, changes pertaining to the tax estate of a Civil Real Estate Firm (SCI).

12/10/13 Profil

Can a company deduct VAT from its lawyer's fees?

In the event of criminal proceedings being lodged against a director, the company cannot deduct VAT from its lawyer's fees.

11/29/13 Profil

Avosactes.fr the site which secures the lawyer's signature or the "lawyer's deeds"

Since the law on the modernisation of legal professions no. 2011-331 of 28 March 2011, lawyer's deeds are a new legal tool which secure legal deeds concluded by private individuals or companies in all areas of law.

11/15/13 Profil

Security: the signature should be affixed under the compulsory handwritten indications subject to invalidity

Very formal in nature due to the risks it incurs, a security should be drafted on a valid deed with a certain number of handwritten indications.

10/11/13 Profil

7th day for young lawyers: 18 October 2013 at Paris Law Courts

For the seventh consecutive year, the day for young lawyers will take place in the Salle des Pas Perdus at the Palais de Justice in Paris on Friday 18 October.

10/3/13 Profil

Legal advice: free consultation from 7 to 13 October in Paris. Register now!

From 7 to 13 October 2013, lawyers on the Paris bar association are joining forces to provide free answers to all legal questions.

9/24/13 Profil

Computerisation of electronic communication and notification procedures between lawyers within Commercial Courts

Electronic communication between lawyers to the Commercial Courts is now supported by technical guarantees.

9/13/13 Profil

Lawyers and bailiffs unite to facilitate their work and increase responsiveness in civil matters

A protocol pertaining to use of an electronic schedule of hearings before an investigating judge has just been signed by three Parisian institutions: the chamber of justice, the district court and the bar association.

8/20/13 Profil

The Council of the Paris Bar Association has voted for creation of the status of protective lawyer

A new post, of protective lawyer, has been voted by the Council of the Paris Bar Association on 9 July 2013. This post will focus on protection of vulnerable adults.

7/23/13 Profil

The new version of EUR-Lex is online!

EUR-Lex, the European equivalent of the French Légifrance site, allows free 24 hours access to European Union law and other documents pertaining to community law considered as public.

7/12/13 Profil

New services available to lawyers by their Orders

Two new services intended for lawyers are currently being rolled out in parallel at national level.

6/24/13 Profil

The profession of lawyer in figures

The Observatory of the National Council of the Bar Association has just published the main data concerning the profession of lawyer.

5/13/13 Profil

New indication on invoices

A fixed fee of 40 euros is now applicable to all payment delays

4/8/13 Profil

4th Seminar of RPVA and e-barreau Trainers

Sixty volunteer lawyer-RPVA and e-barreau trainers met on 21 December during the 4th National Meetings of Approved Trainers.

1/30/13 Profil

National Council of Bar Associations Action Lines for 2013

On 22 January 2013, the Chair of the National Council of Bar Associations (CNB), Christian Charrière-Bournazel, presented the traditional greetings of the profession to the press.