This article is bylined by Nathalie Jalabert-Doury. In the period covered by the present article, several European court cases may be mentioned, including the Orange, Nexans and EPH court decisions. The European Court for Human Rights also delivered a ruling in the Delta Pekarny case concerning the requirement of judicial review. In France, the most important recent development is the announcement that the practice of authorities has been adpated to place under provisional seals information gathered containing information covered by the legal professional privilege. The article also reports on a number of Supreme Court decisions (Saint Gobain, Silim, Fleury Michon) and published appeal rulings (SRR).
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