French Competition Authority (Paris)

Elise Provost

French Competition Authority (Paris)
Case Handler

Elise Provost is a case handler at Autorité de la concurrence since 2014 and the leader of the internal network on sustainability issues within the investigation services since 2019. She is a qualified French lawyer. She received her PhD from Sorbonne University and University of Liege. Her research interest mainly lies in competition law, sector-specific regulation and sustainability. Elise studied law and business administration at Sorbonne University and Queen Mary College, and worked previously as a lawyer at Paris and Brussels law firms.

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14799 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 (...)

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