French Competition Authority (Paris)

Elise Provost

French Competition Authority (Paris)
Case Handler

Elise Provost is a Case Handler at Autorité de la concurrence since September 2014. She is a qualified as a French lawyer. She receive her PhD from Sorbonne University and University of Liege. Her research interest mainly lies in competition law and sector-specific regulation. Elise studied law and business administration at Sorbonne University and Queen Mary College, and worked as a trainee and lawyer at Paris and Brussels law firms.

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14710 Bulletin

Elise Provost The Paris Court of Appeal rejects the applicability of Article 101 and 102 TEU but upholds the findings that two telecom operators had abused their dominant positions in the telephony markets (Orange Caraïbe / France Telecom)


The Court of Appeal ruled on 23 September 2010 in the Orange Caraïbe case. It mainly upheld the findings of the French Competition Authority. Nonetheless, ruling out the applicability of Article 101 and 102 on doubtful grounds, it also quashed the decision insofar it found a margin squeeze in (...)

Elise Provost The French Electronic Communications Regulator defines the access obligations imposed on “in-building operators” in the context of the roll-out of the fibre networks


Further to a long-lasting public consultation, alongside the European Commission analysis on the appropriate fibre lines’ regulation, ARCEP, (the National Regulatory Authority - NRA) adopted a decision and a recommendation on the access obligations imposed on undertakings deploying in-building (...)

Elise Provost The French Telecom Regulator holds that the incumbent cannot require to be provided with information on the wholesale access offer of the cable operator (France Télécom/Numéricable)


Considering that the criterion of indispensability to achieve the objectives of the regulation was not satisfied, the French regulator rejected the France Télécom’s complaint based on the refusal of the cable operator to provide it with information on its wholesale access offer. The French (...)

844 Review

Gönenç Gürkaynak, Simon Holmes, Stanislas Martin, Umberto Berkani, Elise Provost Sustainable development: What role for competition policy? (New Frontiers of Antitrust, 3 Nov. 2020)


Contents: Does welfare include the green factor? Integration of sustainability into competition law , Gönenç Gürkaynak, Founding Partner, ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law, Istanbul, Member of Faculty, Bilkent University Faculty of Law, and Bilgi University Faculty of Law Competition policy (...)

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