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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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14 September 2022

The French commercial agent / commercial representative

Many companies that are eyeing the French market will call upon a commercial agent (agent commercial), also known as a commercial representative, in France. The commercial agent will look for customers or suppliers on behalf of the company and can negotiate and in some cases sign contracts on behalf of the company (the principal). This […]

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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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