Dominique Brault

Herbert Smith Freehills (Paris)
Lawyer (Counsel)

Over 48 years of civil service, at the DGCCRF and the Commission de la concurrence in particular, and subsequently as a lawyer, Dominique Brault has played an invaluable role in the conception and drafting of competition rules and their application by public authorities and companies. His eight years of teaching as an associate professor at the University of Paris 5 René Descartes, frequent participations in international cooperation projects and numerous books and articles are a testament to his great interest in competition law and policy. Dominique left retired from Herbert Smith Paris in May 2011.

Linked authors

French Competition Authority (Paris)
Dechert (Paris)
University Paris II Panthéon‑Assas

Articles

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Dominique Brault, Romain Maulin The Paris Court of Appeal holds that the definition of the relevant market requires a specific assessment in cases involving a company providing a service of general economic interest (Vedettes inter-îles vendéennes)

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In a ruling of 9 June 2009 , the Paris Court of Appeal (the “Court of Appeal”) dismissed an appeal brought by the company Vedettes Inter-iles vendéennes (“VIIV”) against the French Competition Council (the “Council”) decision dated 23 December 2004. The period of 5 years between the decision and the (...)

Dominique Brault, Milena Sabeva The French Supreme Court dismisses the appeal of the French Minister of the Economy and confirms the Paris Court of Appeal’s decision on the absence of evidence proving the market-sharing agreement (Devin Lemarchand Environnement and Dehe TP)

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On 16 December 2008, the French Supreme Court (the "Supreme Court") dismissed the appeal of the French Minister of the Economy (the "Minister") against a decision of the Paris Court of Appeal (the "Court of Appeal") which overturned a decision of the French Competition Council (the "Council") (...)

Dominique Brault, Milena Sabeva The Paris Court of Appeal overturns the French Competition Council decision fining construction firms for bid-rigging (Devin Lemarchand Environnement / Dehe TP)

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On 15 January 2008, the Paris Court of Appeal overturned decision n° 07-D-01 of the French Competition Council (the "Council") regarding practices in the market for public water supply networks in the department of Morbihan. The Council had fined three construction firms, Dehe TP, Devin (...)

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