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Published at 27 April 2018
Category : Criminal Law
E-newsletter: April 2018
Sexual offenses have rocketed into the limelight in recent months. The societal phenomenon #balancetonporc (#balancetonporc is the French equivalent of #MeToo) has led Marlène Schiappa, French Minister of State for Gender Equality, to work on a draft bill to combat sexual and sexist behaviors. With the strengthening of the existing legislative arsenal and the creation of a new criminal charge, what has been the impact of the #balancetonporc movement on the protection of victims of sexual offenses?
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Published at 30 August 2017
Category : Criminal Law
E-newsletter: July / August 2017
In a decision dated June 28, 2017, the Criminal Chamber of the Cour de cassation (French Supreme Court) specified that “free access to personal information on a company’s IT network does not mean that such information may not be fraudulently appropriated by any means of reproduction”. This landmark decision revives the debate on the tricky issue of theft of information.
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Published at 29 June 2017
Category : Criminal Law
E-newsletter: June 2017
Since March 1, 2017, new provisions govern the statutes of limitations for the prosecution of criminal offenses (i.e. the time-line during which an offense must be prosecuted) and the statutes of limitations for the enforcement of penalties. What are the consequences of these changes?
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