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Fidere Avocats – Labour and employment law

Flag on November 24th, 2022


We are proud to announce that FIDERE AVOCATS, one of our CELIA Alliance firms in France, has received excellent rankings for labour and employment law from “Leader’s league”. Leaders League is an international rating agency that have been running for over 25 years. Preselected firms and personalities are invited to compete in each category based […]

The Draft Finance Bill for 2023 plans to reduce withholding tax obligations for foreign employers of French tax residents

Flag on October 23rd, 2022


A new wage tax withholding system has been applicable in France since 1 January 2019, burdening employers with the responsibility of withholding personal income tax from their employees’ taxable salaries and paying it monthly to the French tax authorities. This new system applies to all French tax residents receiving French source employment income, regardless of […]

An original organization of working hours in France: “le forfait en jours”

Flag on October 12th, 2022


In France, working time regulations may be confusing. Although the legal duration of work is equal to 35 hours per week, exceptions to this rule are numerous. French Labor Law provides for multiple arrangements, including but not limited to a fixed annual working time in days (“forfait (annuel) en jours”). This type of working time […]

5 things foreign employers should know about the French inbound expatriate regime

Flag on July 21st, 2022


The inbound expatriates tax regime as provided for by Article 155 B of the French tax Code is one of the most efficient tax exemption mechanisms currently in force under French tax law. Beneficiaries of such regime who transfer their tax residence to France are allowed to reduce their taxable professional income up to 50% […]

“The Macron Scale” of employment law damages approved by Supreme Court.

Flag on June 21st, 2022


“The Macron scale” has been approved by the French Supreme Court.   After Emmanuel Macron’s election in 2017, a scale of damages, also known as the “Macron scale” (“barème Macron”), was introduced into French employment law. The Macron scale provides that, in the case of unfair dismissal, an employee can only be awarded between a […]

Fidere Avocats – New Appointments

Flag on February 28th, 2022


Fidere Avocats is pleased to announce the appointment of Marine Clapaud, Vincent Roche and Léa Bensoussan as counsels in the firm. All three provide advice and litigation services on all aspects of labor law to French and international companies: Marine deals with matters related to social security law and social security contributions adjustments required by […]

Fidere Avocats – New Hires

Flag on February 28th, 2022


Fidere Avocats is also pleased to welcome Erwane Hadjadj, who will be joining us as a “juriste” after many years as a law professional. Erwane is writing a thesis on the role of the judge in dismissal litigation and is a lecturer at French universities.

Fidere Avocats – Updated training packages

Flag on February 16th, 2022


Fidere Avocats has reviewed its training packages for clients and now offers: A training cycle on the management of the social and economic committee (which is successor of the French works council) A training cycle on legal news in labor law, with 5 sessions dedicated to one specific issue, for example health and safety or […]

Workers posted from the UK to France

Flag on January 8th, 2021


As of January 1, 2021, the United Kingdom has been a country outside the European Union. A Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) was signed with the United Kingdom on December 30, 2020. Since January 1, 2021, this agreement has determined the rules applicable to relations between the United Kingdom and the European Union, particularly, with […]