Frédérique Daudret-John

DGCCRF Bureau 3B

Responsible for international affairs, Co-author of the International Policy of the Concurrences review since 2005.

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University Paris II Panthéon‑Assas
University of Corsica Pascal Paoli (Corte)
Université du Maine
Fidal (Paris)
Jones Day (Brussels)
Université Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
Armand Associés (Le Mans)


78811 Review

François Souty, Frédérique Daudret-John United Kingdom: The UK Government announces a major overhaul of the UK competition law regime with the merger of existing institutions into one unique Competition and Market Authority


Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, Response outlining the decisions of the Government on a Competition Regime for Growth, London, 15 March 2012 As part of a comprehensive reform of its public bodies, the "quangos" ("quasi non-governmental organisations"), promised by (...)

François Souty, Frédérique Daudret-John International Organizations – OECD: The 113th Competition Committee deals with competition law enforcement to network industries activities and competition-related regulatory issues namely in the areas of excessive pricing and has held hearings in the digital economy


The Competition Committee held its 113th session from 17 to 20 October 2011, with its regular configurations, two working groups devoted respectively to the issues of the relationship between competition law and regulation and to international cooperation in the implementation of competition (...)

François Souty, Frédérique Daudret-John United States : The Assistant Attorney General Christine Varney resignes, giving the occasion to assess the Obama Administration Antitrust Record at midterm


Christine Varney, Assistant Attorney General of the United States, Head of the Antitrust Division at the US Department of Justice, resigned from her position at the end of July 2011 to join the prestigious and very former New York law firm Cravath, Swaine and Moore, a few days after the signing (...)

François Souty, Frédérique Daudret-John Unilateral conduct: The US Department of Justice issues a report on unilateral conduct abuses treatment with lenient enforcement criteria that spur a controversy with the FTC Commissioners (Single-firm conduct under s. 2 Sherman Act)


The publication on 8 September 2008, in the midst of the US presidential campaign, of a report on the treatment of unilateral conduct - in European law, abuse of dominant position - by the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice (DOJ) immediately gave rise to a lively political (...)

François Souty, Frédérique Daudret-John Enforcers training: French authorities organise seminars on competition training for French-speaking competition enforcers (Paris, 20-21 November 2006)


Many French-speaking countries in North Africa, West Africa and Asia have had competitive regulatory systems in place for one to two decades. Those that did not have such systems are in the process of setting up such systems. These institutional systems are based on national laws, national (...)

François Souty, Frédérique Daudret-John International cartel: The U.S Supreme Court denies for the first time an application to prevent the DOJ from bringing charges against a person, after having granted him conditional immunity for leniency (Stolt-Nielsen)


USA Supreme Court, order in pending case, August 21, 2006, Stolt-Nielsen S. A. v. United States, 548 U.S._(2006) This case raises a series of questions about the powers to grant and suspend clemency and its use in the extra-territorial context. On August 21, 2006, the United States Supreme (...)

François Souty, Frédérique Daudret-John Intellectual property rights: The US Supreme Court reverses its interpretation on the presumption of market power in the context of a tied selling involving IP rights on the tying product (Illinois Tool Works)


La Cour suprême américaine renverse sa jurisprudence sur la présomption de pouvoir de marché assise sur l’exercice d’un droit de propriété intellectuelle dans le contexte de ventées liées d’un produit sous brevet et d’un produit non protégé USA Supreme Court, March 1, 2006, Illinois Tool Works Inc. et (...)

François Souty, Frédérique Daudret-John Price discrimination: The US Supreme Court reverses its interpretation on proof of discrimination in private competitive bidding situations: a retailer must show damage to competition by actual price discrimination of the manufacturers among its resellers competing to supply the same customer (Volvo Trucks/Reeder-Simco GMC)


La Cour Suprême américaine renverse sa jurisprudence en matière de charge de la preuve pour l’application du Robinson-Patman Act dans le contexte d’appel d’offres privés: Pour prouver qu’il a été défavorisé par son fournisseur par des pratiques de prix discriminatoires dans ses relations commerciales, un (...)

François Souty, Frédérique Daudret-John United States of America: The US Supreme Court rules on the current relationhip between antitrust law and sectoral regulation in the telecommunications sector (Trinko)


Dans l’arrêt Trinko, la Cour Suprême américaine fait le point sur les relations entre droit de la concurrence et régulation sectorielle dans le secteur des télécommunications et éclaire les débats en matière de théorie des infrastructures essentielles et des effets de levier US Supreme Court, (...)

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