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Contracts on the private domain of public persons
In a long-awaited decision of 2 December 2022, the Council of State clarified that leases relating to property belonging to the private domain of public persons could be concluded without prior advertising and competitive bidding. This decision removes the hesitation...
PRESS ARTICLE ABOUT ARBORESCENCE AVOCATS
The french magazine décideurs interviewed the members of our lawyers network. This was an opportunity to discuss the origin of this project, our desire to work on cross-disciplinary issues throughout France and our ambition to provide the best possible response to our...
happy new year 2023
Arborescence wishes you a wonderful year 2023: may it bring you joy and success ! We look forward to hearing more about your projects Louise, Cornélie, Valentin, Antoine and Jenny Greeting card credits: Jones & Co
Newly use of the interlocutory proceeding concerning criminal environmental matters, the opportunity to focus on article L.216-13 of the french environmental code
Since the broadcast of the show « vert de rage » on the 12th of may 2012 leading to the disclosure of certain chemical substance (PFAS) in waters.
E-Commerce: new transparency obligations for online sales platforms in 2022
The application order N°2021-1734 of 22 December 2021 transposing the Directive 2019/2161 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 November 2019, known as the “Omnibus” Directive, concerning the better enforcement and modernization of Union consumer protection rules came into force on May 28, 2022.
Prescription’s starting point regarding toxic waste dumping
While two public consultations dealing with the consequences of environmental standard ofwaste management led by the European Commission are about to end , it is relevant to castlight on the recent criminal ruling of the French highest court “Cour de cassation”...
E-Commerce: publication of the decree of 29 June 2022 on the new pre-contractual information and compliance obligations
Does your company sell products or services via an application or a website? Since 1st January 2022, you are subject to the obligations stemming from Application order N°2021-1247 on the legal guarantee of conformity for goods, digital content and digital services,...
Pledge of a business (nantissement de fonds de commerce): what does it mean?
When acquiring a business with debt, it is quite common for the lender to ask for a pledge on the business that is the subject of the acquisition. The pledge of a business: Definition The pledge of a business is a real security (sûreté réelle) which gives its holder...
Can contracts in the field of arts and culture be exempted from advertising and competitive bidding?
Art and culture are not exempt from the rules of public procurement, as the case of the Fête de Tuiles in Grenoble reminds us. In 2015 and 2016, the contracts for this festival were not preceded by advertising and competitive bidding . This absence had important...