Publications

Thomas Boone

The French authority in charge of preventing and controlling air pollution (ACNUSA) is also responsible for ensuring that airlines comply with the …

Matthieu de Varax

The Court of Cassation recently issued a decision with respect to the liability of a pilot in the context of a flight …

Thomas Boone

Introduction Bank account pledges are often part of the security package in secured lending. Under Article 2360 of the Civil Code, a …

Thomas Boone

On 6 January 2021 the Court of Cassation had, for the first time, the opportunity to provide its interpretation of Article 3(3) …

Thomas Boone

Par Emmanuelle CHEVALIER, Elève-Avocate et Georges TCHIKAIDZE, Juriste–Stagiaire chez Odi-sé Avocats 11 février 2021 Lors du 1er confinement, au printemps 2020, des drones …

Thomas Boone

Les textes législatifs peuvent parfois se révéler ambigus et difficiles à interpréter.  Les textes européens ne font pas exception à la règle …

Matthieu de Varax

Introduction Contractual rights under aircraft manufacturing and sale agreements are often assigned and transferred from the initial buyer to a third party, …

Thomas Boone

The aviation industry faces a number of challenges in 2020 – from sustainability and digitisation to the potential fallout from the COVID-19 …

Thomas Boone

In order to be enforceable and ensure priority against third parties, Article L6122-8 of the Transport Code provides that aircraft mortgages must …

Thomas Boone

Introduction While first-demand guarantees (also called independent guarantees (garantie autonome)) are well known and widely used in structured or cross-border financing (eg, …

Matthieu de Varax

Introduction In civil law jurisdictions it is generally thought that courts interpret law that pre-dates their decisions. In a decision rendered on …

Matthieu de Varax

The Court of Cassation recently rendered an important decision regarding manufacturers’ liability.(1) The decision concerned the Air Asia Airbus A 320 which …

Matthieu de Varax

French drone legislation was recently updated to require individuals who fly drones for leisure purposes (known as’telepilots’)(1) to undergo specific training. In …

Matthieu de Varax

On 8 November 2018 a Ryanair-operated Boeing 737 was arrested at Bordeaux-Merignac Airport. While commercial aircraft are sometimes arrested in France, these …

Matthieu de Varax

Since the 1930s, French regulation has made it clear that parties to domestic contracts must make payments usingFrench currency. While there was …

Matthieu de Varax

Introduction On 7 March 2018 the Supreme Court for Administrative Law heard a case where no choice needed to be made – …