Our Services

Our different services
SECIMAVI is affiliated to the FICIME, Federation of International Mechanical and Electronic Companies.

Thanks to our affiliation with FICIME, our members benefit from operational support on a daily basis, built on the pooling of business expertise by over 450 companies.

FICIME’s experts, reactive and competent, are readily available to our members to answer their questions and concerns, by phone, by e-mail or by appointment, in a logic of close proximity and support.

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Social Affairs and Training

A team of lawyers specialized in labor law, collective bargaining, payroll and training responds within 24 hours to questions:

  1. Life of employment contracts and payroll (contracts clauses, terminations, balances of accounts, payroll)
  2. We help you navigate the complexities of labour law and relationships in France with a focus on the import-export, metallurgy, wholesale trade and digital sectors.
  3. We help you understand the latest employers’ obligation and draft your policies and documents accordingly.
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Legal and Tax

A team of lawyers specialized in Business Law informs our members on all issues related to competition law, distribution law and taxation:

  • General terms and conditions of sale/purchase
  • Invoicing rules
  • Distribution contracts (exclusive, selective, franchising, abusive clauses, guarantees and after-sales service, internet)
  • Payment terms
  • Product warranty (hidden defects, commercial, …)
  • VAT (intra-community, invoices, …)
  • Actions with the Administration (tax control, DGCCRF control, …)
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The FICIME Environment Department is a privileged interlocutor of the Ministry of Ecology and informs our members about the French and European regulatory evolutions concerning

  • reparability and durability of electronic products
  • the eco-design of products
  • the environmental display of products
  • household and professional WEEE
  • the RoHS directive
  • REACH regulation
  • batteries and accumulators
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Customs and International Trade

The Customs and International Trade Service allows our members to obtain concrete answers to customs questions, both for imports and exports:

  • Duties and taxes and import/export procedures
  • Tariff classification, rules of origin and customs valuation, required documents
  • Incoterms
  • Economic customs regimes, simplified customs clearance procedures, etc.

In addition, the Customs department ensures a diagnosis and a follow-up of the litigations: intervention with the customs authorities in the case of blocking of products, recourse in SEAC, pre-judicial or transactional assistance

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Technical, health and safety

The Technical Department informs members about national and community standards and regulatory and legislative texts (or draft texts). Some examples of fields of intervention in our sectors are

  • European directives RED, CEM and Low Voltage
  • Energy labelling of products (TVs, washing machines, dishwashers, fridges, ovens, hoods, air conditioners)
  • Declarations of conformity – control of mentions
  • Marketing, recall and withdrawal of products

Our technical expert can also assist company managers in assessing occupational risks and drafting the single document.

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The Statistics Department provides members with several tools for targeted analysis of their markets:

  • Half-yearly activity barometers for consumer and professional electronics
  • Sector-specific statistics (e.g. embedded electronics)
  • Customs statistics on foreign trade
  • Goods exchange declarations
  • Average currency rates