Dispute resolution

22 April 2020 | Soulier Avocats

DataJust: Towards a predictive Justice?

Decree No.2020-356 of March 27, 2020 provides for the implementation of an algorithm called DataJust for a period of two years. This algorithm aims in particular at developing an indicative baseline of compensation for personal injurie.

This baseline system will be made available not only to judges, but also to lawyers, insurers and, above all, victims, in order to assess the amount of compensation to which the latter may be entitled, with the aim of encouraging out-of-court settlements.

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29 December 2018 | Soulier Avocats

In a chain of contracts transferring ownership, the arbitration clause is automatically transferred

In order to deny the jurisdiction of the Commercial Court of Saint-Malo before which proceedings had been initiated against one of our clients, a Swedish company, the Court of Appeals of Rennes, with which we filed a jurisdictional objection, ruled that an arbitration clause was enforceable against our opponent event though it had not signed […]

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30 March 2018 | Soulier Avocats

The arbitration clause included in a Bilateral Investment Treaty concluded between two Members States is incompatible with EU law

On March 6, 2018, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union issued a judgment stating that the UNCITRAL arbitration clause included in a Bilateral Investment Treaty that establishes a mechanism for settling disputes between an investor and an EU Member State is incompatible with EU law.

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28 February 2018 | Soulier Avocats

Paris Court of Appeals: Creation of a Chamber specialized in international commercial disputes

On February 7, 2018, a new Chamber dedicated to international commercial disputes was created within the Paris Court of Appeals. With the prospects of Brexit and as part of a strategy aimed at re-positioning France on the international economic scene, Paris is increasing its attractiveness for foreign investors. Article authored in collaboration with Marie Stervinou, […]

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31 March 2017 | Soulier Avocats

DGCCRF’s 2016 activity report

On February 23, 2016, the Direction Générale de la Concurrence, de la Consommation et de la Répression des Fraudes (General Directorate for Competition, Consumer Protection and Frauds, hereinafter “DGCCRF”) released it 2016 activity report. In this report, the DGCCRF – which monitors the proper operation of the markets to the benefit of consumers and businesses […]

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