Juliette Goyer

White & Case (Paris)
Avocat - Competition law expert

Juliette Goyer is Counsel in the competition team of White & Case LLP in Paris. She has specialised in competition law since 1995 and advises French and international companies operating in a wide variety of economic sectors. Her experience covers the entire competition law field, with a particular focus on merger control, investigations by French and EU competition authorities, anticompetitive practices (cartels, abuses of dominant position), horizontal co-operative agreements and vertical agreements, French billing policies and sales regulations, distribution agreements and technology licensing/transfer agreements. She holds a Master degree in Intellectual Property Law from the University of Paris 2 - Panthéon Assas.

Distinctions

Linked authors

French Competition Authority (Paris)
DG COMP (Brussels)
JPTT & Partners
White & Case (Washington)
White & Case (Washington)
DG COMP (Brussels)
Electro Depot (France)

Articles

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Jérémie Jourdan, Juliette Goyer The European Commission find that the largest salmon farmer and processor in the European economic area had implemented an acquisition without prior notification (Norway Marine / Morpol)

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In merger control, gun-jumping refers to two distinct types of prohibited practices: failure to notify authorities of a transaction triggering merger thresholds, and implementing a notified transaction before receiving merger clearance from the relevant merger authority. Both behaviours can (...)

Hélène Lallemand, Juliette Goyer The French NCA issues a decision making compulsory the commitments of several French banks in order to abolish progressively the main interbank fees on direct debits, interbank payment orders and other non-cash means of payment (BNP Paribas, Banque de France, CIC, Société Générale)

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Following a commitment procedure, the French NCA issued a decision on 5 July 2012 making compulsory the commitments submitted by several French banks (Banque de France, BNP Paribas, Société Générale, Crédit du Nord, LCL, BPCE, HSBC, Banque Postale, Crédit Mutuel, CIC) and their representative (...)

Juliette Goyer, Mathias Pigeat The Paris Court of Appeal rejects an appeal lodged against the conditions of search and seizure operations conducted by the Competition Authority at the premises of a leading international group in the transport and delivery service sector (TNT Express)

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On October 4, 2011, the delegate of the first President of the Paris Court of Appeal issued three orders relating to competition search and seizure operations conducted by the French National Competition Authority (the «NCA«) at the premises of TNT Express and TNT Express France («TNT«), SARL (...)

Julien Payré, Juliette Goyer The French Supreme Court rejects the admissibility of recordings of telephone communications, obtained without the knowledge of the participants, as evidence before the Competition Authority in a consumer electronics case, applying Art. 9 C. civ. proc., Art. 6.1 ECHR and the principle of fairness of evidence (Avantage / Sony / Philips)

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BACKGROUND In 2005, the French Competition Authority – (hereafter the “FCA”, previously the Competition Council) fined Panasonic, Sony France and Philips France for anticompetitive vertical agreements – retail price fixing – in the distribution of consumer electronics (decision No. 05-D-66 of 5 (...)

Juliette Goyer The Paris Court of Appeal confirms the amount of fines imposed on temporary employment agencies for concerted practices under Art. 81 EC and its French equivalent and clarifies the procedural issue of access to confidential electronic documents (Manpower / Adecco / Adia / Randstad)

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In a ruling dated 26 January 2010, the Paris Court of Appeal confirmed a decision by the French National Competition Authority (the “NCA”) sanctioning world-leading companies in the temporary employment sector for infringing Article 81 EC and its French equivalent. Background Following a (...)

Julien Payré, Juliette Goyer, Lauriane Lépine-Sarandi The French National Competition Authority dismisses a claim for predatory pricing under Art. 82 EC and article L. 420-2 of the French commercial Code (Chep France)

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Background The Competition Authority (thereafter “Authority”) dismisses alleged practices of predatory pricing and discriminatory practices in the market for renting of plastic bins and pallets in France implemented by the leader in the French market, Chep France (hereafter “Chep”), a subsidiary (...)

Juliette Goyer, Suzanne Jude The French Supreme Court clarifies the standard of proof applicable to collective dominance pursuant to Art. 82 EC and its French equivalent (Lafarge Ciments / Vicat)

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On 7 July 2009, the French Supreme Court rebutted a case dated 6 May 2008 by the Paris Court of Appeal partially annulling a decision by the French National Competition Authority (the “NCA”) sanctioning two French cement manufacturers, Lafarge and Vicat, and their main distributors in Corsica for (...)

Juliette Goyer, Suzanne Jude The French Supreme Court confirms rebutting of an appeal against an NCA’s decision sanctioning predatory pricing in the market for sodic cefuroxime (GlaxoSmithKline)

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On 17 March 2009, the French Supreme Court confirmed a case dated 8 April 2008 in which the Paris Court of Appeal overruled a decision by the French NCA (the “NCA”) sanctioning GlaxoSmithLine (“GSK”) for predatory pricing in the market for sodic cefuroxime. Background This case does not reflect (...)

Juliette Goyer The French NCA sanctions the prohibition of Internet sales imposed on the members of a selective distribution network, under Art. 81.1 EC (Pierre Fabre Dermo-cosmétique)

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In a decision n° 08-D-25 dated 29 October 2008 (hereinafter the “Decision”), the French Competition Council sanctioned Pierre Fabre Dermo-cosmétique for prohibiting its selected distributors from selling personal care and cosmetic products under the Klorane, Avène, Ducray and Galénic brands on the (...)

Juliette Goyer, Lauriane Lépine-Sarandi The French NCA sanctions four companies for bid rigging practices in the moderate-rent housing sector but significantly reduces the amount of the fine in application of the settlement procedure (Spid, Spid Anjou, Haute Mayenne Services, Onet Services)

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In its decision dated 11 June 2008, the French Competition Council sanctioned four companies that tendered to a servicing of premises bid launched by a Public Office for moderate-rent housing, for violating Articles 81 of the EC Treaty and its French equivalent, article L. 420-1 of the (...)

Dominique Enjolras, Juliette Goyer The French NCA rejects a complaint and a request for interim measures lodged by an association of telecommunications operators regarding an exclusive agreement for the distribution of TV programs as catch-up TV (AFORST/France Telecom & France Televisions)

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In a decision dated 7 May 2008, the French Competition Council dismissed both the referral and the request for interim measures lodged by the Association for network operators and telecommunication services (“AFORST”) against France Television and France Telecom regarding an exclusive (...)

Dominique Enjolras, Juliette Goyer The French Competition Authority rejects a complaint and a request for interim measures lodged by an association of telecommunications operators regarding an exclusive agreement for the distribution of TV programs as catch-up TV (AFORST / France Telecom & France Televisions)

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In a decision dated 7 May 2008, the French Competition Council dismissed both the referral and the request for interim measures lodged by the Association for network operators and telecommunication services (“AFORST”) against France Television and France Telecom regarding an exclusive (...)

Juliette Goyer, Lauriane Lépine-Sarandi A French Court of Appeal declares void a commissioning agreement containing a mutual exclusivity obligation on the basis of Art. 81 EC (Prim’Co)

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In a case dated 28 August 2007, the Court of Appeal of the city of Pau confirmed a judgment by the Tribunal de Grande Instance of Mont de Marsan in which the first judge annulled a Commissioning contract for violation of Article L. 420-1 of the French Commercial Code, the French equivalent of (...)

Dominique Enjolras, Juliette Goyer, Lauriane Lépine-Sarandi The French Competition Council fines a chain store chocolate franchisor for a price fixing practices in sales to work councils (Jeff de Bruges)

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French Competition Council (Conseil de la Concurrence), 24 January 2007, Decision n° 07-D-04, rregarding practices implemented by the Jeff de Bruges franchise network (“relative à des pratiques mises en œuvre par le réseau de franchise Jeff de Bruges”) In a decision dated 24 January 2007, the (...)

Juliette Goyer The French Competition Authority issues an opinion regarding a sharing of confidential information system designed for hotels under both Art. 81 EC and national provisions (CCI Mulhouse)

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Competition Council (Conseil de la concurrence), 5 October 2006, Opinion 06-A-18, regarding an occupancy indicator project of Mulhouse region hotels (“relatif à un projet d’indicateur d’occupation des hôtels de la région de Mulhouse”) The Background Following a request lodged by the Chamber of (...)

Juliette Goyer, Lauriane Lépine-Sarandi The French Competition Council fines an exclusivity purchase clause contained in a selective distribution agreement on the basis of both Art. 81.1 EC and French provisions (NGK Spark Plugs)

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In its decision issued on 21 July 2006, the French Competition Council fined NGK Spark Plugs France (hereinafter “NGK France”), a French subsidiary of NGK Japan, active in the French market for spark plugs for two-wheel vehicles, for breach of both article 81 of the EC treaty and its French (...)

Juliette Goyer, Lauriane Lépine-Sarandi The French Competition Council fines the postal incumbent for abuse of dominant position under both national and EC competition provisions (La Poste)

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In a decision dated 17 November 2005 (Decision n° 05-D-63), the French Competition Council sanctioned La Poste, the French postal service, for abusing its dominant position and imposed €1 million fine based on both Article L. 420-2 of the French Commercial Code and Article 82 of the EC Treaty. (...)

Juliette Goyer, Lauriane Lépine-Sarandi The French Competition Authority fines a price-fixing cartel in the essential lavender oils sector under Art. 81.1 EC (CIHEF)

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In a recent decision, dated 12 October 2005 (Decision n° 05-D-55), the French Competition Council sanctioned the Comité Interprofessionnel des huiles essentielles françaises (“CIHEF”), a trade association composed of both producers and buyers of essential oils, for fixing minimum wholesale prices (...)

8528 Review

Claire Chambolle, Dominique de Gramont, Hervé Fargues, Jean-Paul Tran Thiet, Jérôme Dubruille, Juliette Goyer, Kristen J. McAhren, Lucas Peeperkorn, Marie-Laure Allain, Peter J. Carney Resale price regulation: Leegin and much more

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This is a set of 5 articles on Resale Price Maintenance. This topic has recently been debated following the US Supreme Court Leegin ruling and the draft French reform of the antitrust act. The first article is written by 2 leading economists on the economic debate on the welfare effects of (...)

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