Gide Loyrette Nouel (Brussels)

Alexandra Lamothe

Gide Loyrette Nouel (Brussels)
Lawyer (Senior Associate)

Alexandra Lamothe is a senior associate at Gide Loyrette Nouel law firm, working both for the Paris and Brussels offices. She specialises in the field of French and EU competition law (antitrust, state aids, mergers) as well as in distribution (unfair commercial practices, distribution networks, etc.) and consumer law (defective products, misleading and comparative advertising, etc.). Alexandra holds a master’s degree in business law from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne.

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17198 Bulletin

Alexandra Lamothe The French Competition Authority rejects a complaint in the market of sale of DVD dispensers on the basis of both national restrictive and unilateral provisions with a reference to EC Regulation No. 2790/1999 on vertical agreements (Cinemat)


On 23rd May 2001 a case has been submitted by the Syndicat National des Exploitants de Distributeurs Automatiques de Vidéocassettes et de DVD (SNEDAVI: national association of the video cassette and DVD dispenser operators) to the French Competition Council regarding the practices used by a (...)

Alexandra Lamothe, Sylvie Grando The French Competition Council fines € 75.000 a price resale maintenance agreement in the weapons and ammunition distribution sector on the basis of both Art. 81 EC and national provisions (Browning Winchester)


The case had been brought before the Competition Council by an armourer, following the termination by BWF of its commercial relationship with the manufacturer, which leads the French firearms’ market along with Beretta-Benelli France. The Council considered that BWF had established an (...)

Alexandra Lamothe, Sylvie Grando The French Supreme Court decides that the principle of procedural autonomy requires that the national competition authority that applies Art. 81-82 EC implement the rules of internal procedure and not Community procedure


Court of Cassation (Commercial Division), 14 December 2004, Pourvoi n° 02-17.012, Pharma Lab SA v. Glaxosmithkline GSK, and others ; Bull. 2004, IV, n° 225, p. 254 Doc. sur Legifrance Doc. PDF On 14 December 2004, the Court of Cassation quashed a judgement of the Paris Court of Appeal for (...)



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