Francis Amand

INC (Paris), Ministry of Overseas (Paris), Ministry of Finances (Paris)
Head of Financial Control Mission / Chairman / Ministry Mediator

Since December 2018, Francis Armand has been interministerial delegate for overseas competition. Since March 2011, Francis Armand has been posted at the Ministry of Agriculture as mediator as well as at the National Consumption Institute as chairman of the board of directors. He has also been Head of Financial Control Mission at the CGefi. Administrator of The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE), he joined the business department of INSEE’s general management in 1985, before being assigned to the general management of competition, consumption and fraud repression at the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry. In charge of public transport and communication tariffs (1992-1993), he was head of the "trade and rents" office (1993-1998) and then head of the "trade and crafts" office (1998-2001) before being successively deputy director of health, industry and trade (2001-2002), deputy director of services and networks (2002-2006) and deputy director of competition policy in this directorate general (2006-2007). In August 2007, Francis Amand was appointed Head of the Regulation and Security Department at the Directorate General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control (DGCCRF), Ministry of Economy, Finance and Employment. Francis Amand holds a postgraduate diploma in mathematics applied to social sciences and is a former student of the École nationale de la statistique et de l’administration économique (ENSAE).

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3173 Bulletin

Francis Amand, Thomas Piquereau The French Merger Guidelines 2007


Central Office for Competition, Consumption and Fraud Repression, May 2nd, 2007, Guidelines on concentrations control, Procedure and Analysis Direction générale de la concurrence, de la consommation et de la répression des fraudes (DGCCRF), 2 mai 2007, Lignes directrices relatives au (...)

34292 Review

Bruno Lasserre, Claude Lazarus, Francis Amand, Frederic Jenny, Jean Courtial, Laurence Idot, Stanislas Martin, Thomas Hoehn Conference: Merger remedies under the new French regime (Paris, 18 12 2008)


Since its creation in 2004, the journal Concurrences has been organizing a colloquium. The topics covered have naturally been varied: from the adaptation of the French system to Regulation 1/2003 to the place of competition in the Treaty of Lisbon, through banking and finance issues and the (...)

Francis Amand, Thomas Piquereau Monitoring merger remedies decisions in France


Within the merger control framework, the monitoring of the commitments adopted by merging companies is an issue of increasing interest to competition experts. The organization of a round table on this specific question by the Concurrences review in June 2007 is revealing of this concern in (...)

Bruno Lasserre, Francis Amand, Frank D. Reh, Guillaume Cerutti, Hans-Jürgen Ruppelt, Joachim Bornkamm, Louis Vogel, Philippe Nasse, Ulf Böge SMEs and prohibited practices under the dominance threshold (2nd German-French Competition Day, Bonn, 22 September 2006)


Introduction: In the opening speech at the second French German day of competition, Dr. Ulf Böge, president of the Bundeskartellamt (or German competition authority) insisted on the state of exchanges and on the cooperation between the two French competition authorities. Mr. Bruno Lasserre, (...)


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