User of this website acknowledges that he or she has read these website Terms of Use accessible from the following addresses (and (the “Website”), and commits to respect them as well as.
The Website host commits to respect the law applicable to him.

Legal notices

The website is run by the law firm Philippe Derouin (the « Law firm »), individual company registered under the INSEE number 343 103 578 00047, APE code 6910Z, located at 140 rue du faubourg Saint Honoré – 75008 Paris – France. Telephone: +33 (0)1 42 25 88 91 – Fax: +33 (0)1 42 25 88 44.

The director of the website publication is Philippe Derouin (, the law firm founder.

VAT number FR 96 343103578

The website host is OVH – 2 rue Kellermann – 59100 Roubaix – France.

Intellectual property

Access and use of this Website, as well as each of its constituent parts, including (but not limited to) texts, articles, images, photographs, logos, graphic charters, software, search engines, database do not grant users any rights, including Intellectual Property, on the website and its content.

Any representation, copy, modification, translation or adaptation, complete or partial, free or not, featured in the Website and/or its constituent parts without the express consent of the Law firm, is prohibited.

As an exception, users are allowed to download documents from the website free of charge. In that case, users are solely accountable for the use of the Website content and are not allowed to communicate these documents to a third party.

Data protection and freedom

According to the 6th January 1978 law provisions pertaining to information technology, database and civil liberties modified by the 6th August 2004 law n°2004-801, automated process of personal data realized from this website have been declared to the CNIL.

Personal data, meaning any information related to an identified physical person or that can be identified, directly or indirectly, may be collected via “cookies” when users browse this website. These “cookies” can be installed automatically on the browser software allowing the Law firm to collect, only for site traffic and anonymous statistics analyses, data related to the user’s browsing. These data are only retained for a period not exceeding that necessary for the purposes they were collected or processed for. The Law firm is liable to this process. Only the Law firm and its sub-contractors will access these data. It uses Google Analytics for this Website. The user may contest, notably by configuring his browser software, the installation of these “cookies”. If you want to refuse or remove these “cookies”, please click here.

The user is informed that he has the right to query, access, amend and object on legitimate grounds the blocking or deletion of personal data. For further information, we invite you to read the article 38 and following of the “Informatique et Libertés” law. To exercise these rights, write to the following address: Philippe Derouin, 140, rue du faubourg Saint Honoré – 75008 Paris – France or at, enclosing an identity document.

Users must notably abstain, regarding private information, from collecting and using in a misappropriate way the personal data they access and on a broader scope, from acting in a way likely to harm private lives or reputations, as well as basic freedom.

Other provisions

The website is to be used for private purposes only.

Any information, documents, data featured in this website are intended to provide general and non-exhaustive information and cannot be regarded as legal counsel, canvassing, soliciting and/or an offer of services.

The Law firm takes any possible measures to provide users with available and certified services and information. However, the Law firm cannot be liable for any errors, omissions or inaccuracies which would be contained, or information featured on web pages referenced by this website hyperlinks, missing or unavailable information, disturbance or impossibility to use the Website, data security breaches that could damage users’ hardware and data, and more generally speaking, to all damages, direct or indirect, resulting from the Website use.

Consequently, the user acknowledges using these information under his exclusive responsibility. He commits to use the Website’s services and all information he may have access to only for personal purposes and in compliance with public order, morality and the rights of a third party.

The user agrees neither to not disrupt use by other users of this website, nor to interfere or interrupt the site’s normal operation.

Law and jurisdiction

These general conditions are subject to the French law. Any dispute relating to the implementation of the present provisions will only be settled by the courts of Paris.


Tombtones’ pictures of deals included in the home page’s animated banner were made by Anthony Gasparetto Photography.

The drawing included in the home page’s animated banner was realized in 2004 by Antoine Chereau during the event “Les Trophées du droit” organized by the French magazine Décideurs (League Leaders Group).