French Secrecy Of Sources

Does secrecy of judicial inquiries – one of the keystones of the French criminal justice system – still exist today? Day after day, news reports cast a doubt. And yet, in its judgement of 9 January 2019 (17-84.026), the Criminal Chamber of the Cour de Cassation ruled that the secrecy of the judicial investigation or inquiry […]

Carpooling In A Company Car

In France, using a company car to carpool, notably through platforms such as Blablacar, may constitute misconduct that may lead to the employee’s being dismissed. The Rennes court of appeal, on 31 August 2018, dismissed an industrial tribunal ruling that deemed that such practice did not constitute real grounds for terminating employment. Despite there being no provision […]