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Thierry Granturco

Thierry Granturco est avocat aux Barreaux de Paris et de Bruxelles, spécialiste de droit du sport. Il est actif dans le milieu du football professionnel depuis plus de 20 ans après avoir lui-même joué à haut niveau à l'Olympique Lyonnais (OL).

Abusive guarantee clauses in vehicles sales contracts

The Court of appeal has rightly stated that the clause XI, § a, of the sales and guarantee conditions proposed by the company Toyota France and its dealers did not create any significant imbalance between the parties to the detriment of the consumer by obliging the latter to entrust a …

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Public personnel transport by motorcycle or motorized tricycle: complementary penalty contrary to the Constitution

A priority constitutional question has been brought before the constitutional Council (Cass. Crim., 19 March 2013) relative to articles L. 3123-1, L. 3123-2 and L. 3124-9 of the transportation code. These provisions concern the activity of public transportation by private persons involving motorized vehicles with two or three wheels. On …

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Ascertainment of infractions against the traffic Code committed within the purview of transportation of goods on the road

LawNo.2013-431 of 28 May 2013 completes the list of infractions committed by means of vehicles involved in the transportation of goods on the road that may be ascertained by State officials or agents charged with the control of land transportations placed under the authority of the minister charged with Transport …

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Regulation on working conditions versus data privacy in Portugal

Portuguese legislation obliges employers to keep a registry of work times on their employees, and to render it available in a room, so that they may be consulted at any time. The Worten firm was the subject of a report for failing to provide this access during an inspection by …

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Working time in the field of road transport, some precisions in France

The decision here is simple. Too simple not to hide an interest or a legal problem. An employee, truck driver « short distances », refuses to execute the mission given by his employer. He considers it too long and against social regulation. The employer finds another driver to perform the task and …

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Which objective criteria to qualify a contract of carriage ?

The distinction between a contract of carriage and contract freight forwarding is a recurring issue. Beyond the practical issues the court noted that, far from being a matter of specialists, transport law is based on the fundamental principles of contract law. A sender charges the Calberson Company with an international …

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What can be wrong in a contract for transportation of beef ?

The dispute before the French State Council, opposing the successful bidder of a European market for the provision of transport of agricultural products from France to the Russian Federation to the national intervention agency about ending the holdback of the guarantee fund made by the contractor, raises a question of …

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