New French law on Trade Secret
The New French law on Trade Secret of July 30, 2018 has incorporated new articles to the French commercial code to protect Trade secrets. However, specific provisions are applicable in HR area where the trade secret protection might not be enforceable towards employee’s representatives and whistleblowers. For other employees, HR Policies are recommended to protect the company’s trade secrets as a tool to educate employees on how protect trade secrets and others confidential information. Law # 2018-670 July 30th, 2018 and Article L. 151-1 to L.151-9 of the French Commercial Code.