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The law firm Amstel & Seine was founded in 2015 and specializes in international business law and real estate issues with a special focus on commercial exchanges between the Benelux and France.


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12 May 2022

Return to work after illness

When an employee who has been absent for a certain period returns to work, he needs to complete a check-up visit with the Labor doctor (Médecin du travail). This special check-up, called “visite médicale de reprise”, has to be organized by the employer. The check-up visit needs to take place before the employee returns to […]

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3 January 2022

Employees on sick leave

This article briefly discusses the legal and financial consequences for the employer when one of the employees is ill. In case of an accident at work (accident de travail) or a work-related illness (maladie professionnelle), a specific procedure applies, which is not discussed in this article. Sickness benefits If an employee gets ill in France, […]

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3 December 2021

French labour law

When taking on an employee for a job in France, you should take into account the fact that French labour law will be quite different from the national law that may be applicable in other countries. Parties are entitled, in case of entering into an international labour agreement (therefore entered into for example between a […]

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