CASE COMMENTS: PROCEDURES - BUSINESS SECRETS – RIGHT TO AN EFFECTIVE JUDICIAL REMEDY

Business secrets : The French Supreme Administrative Court rules that provisions in relation with business confidentiality are partially incompatible with the right to effective judicial remedy (Syndicat national des fabricants d’isolants en laines minérales manufacturées)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. This column, like the previous ones in recent years, illustrates once again the development of litigation and the new problems - under various aspects - related to access to the authorities' files. In the case in point, it is a question of protecting business secrecy. While judgments on this issue are relatively rare (see note, CA Paris, 26 January 2010, Adecco France, Concurrences No. 1-2010, obs. N. Koehler de Monblanc CA Paris, 4 July 2013, Digicel Antilles françaises Guyane, obs. Ch. Lemaire and S. Naudin), they were even non-existent in the case of the administrative courts until a recent FILMM ruling by the Conseil d'État on October 10, 2014. This

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Christophe Lemaire, Business secrets : The French Supreme Administrative Court rules that provisions in relation with business confidentiality are partially incompatible with the right to effective judicial remedy (Syndicat national des fabricants d’isolants en laines minérales manufacturées), 10 October 2014, Concurrences N° 1-2015, Art. N° 71390, pp. 175-177

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