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Sylvie Gallage-Alwis, Gaëtan de Robillard and Elias Boukachabine author Product Liability Laws and Regulations chapter in ICLG

By Sylvie Gallage-Alwis & Gaëtan de Robillard & Elias Boukachabine

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis, and Associates Gaëtan de Robillard and Elias Boukachabine have authored ICLG’s Product Liability Laws and Regulations in France chapter 2024.

Sylvie, Gaëtan and Elias’ chapter outlines the systems available for product liability claims in France, and the obligations for regulatory authorities and for manufacturers, importers and distributors regarding product liability cases.

They further consider the bounds of liability for corporates, and discuss the burden of proving fault and damage in France. They also summarise the defences which are available to those facing product liability claims and the procedures for a claim.

Sylvie, Gaëtan and Elias conclude by exploring recent developments in France relating to product liability law, together with significant cases and trends in the jurisdiction.

Read their full chapter in ICLG here

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