201904.24
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Is the ECJ really concerned by passengers’ safety?

Introduction In construing the EU Regulation No 261/2004, the European Court of Justice has adopted for several years a position favorable to passengers. Such a case law is particularly questionable notably in respect of safety issues given the pro-consumer approach followed by the court. Indeed, none of the court’s decisions considered safety issues, despite its particular weight…

201810.15
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Valerie Augros adressed NDC issues at Estoril Conference

Valérie Augros attended the International Conference organised on 8 and 9 October 2018 in Estoril (Portugal) by ESHTE and INATEL. There was again a solid program this year. The conference speeches related to the new Package Travel Directive as well as to competition law in tourism, with stimulating developments made by lawyers, practitionners and acamedics from all over the…

201807.13
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Valérie Augros at Conference on Travel Directive

Laurence Jegouzo with Master 2 in Tourism law organised a conference on package travel and linked travel arrangements, that took place at the Paris Sorbonne University on 5 July 2018.  Travel sector professionals, professors and lawyers discussed all day long about the new provisions introduced by the directive. Valérie Augros who participated to this conference specifically developped…

201806.29
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Here comes the travel directive!

Professionals in the travel sector should now be ready to comply with the directive (UE) n°2015/2302 on package travel and linked travel arrangements (hereinafter « PTD »). In France, the PTD was transposed in three diffferent texts, as follows : Ordonnance n°2017-1717 du 20 décembre 2017. Décret n°2017-1871 du 29 décembre 2017. These two texts are directly transposing…

201805.25
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Facebook and labour dispute

Social networks are nowadays widely used including to share one’s comments on labour experience. However, the company that employs a chatty employee may not appreciate when comments on social networks are denigrating or offending against the employer. A distinction is made under French case law based on the private nature of such chats. In a…