Jean-Bernard Blaise is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Concurrences review since 2004. He is an Emeritus Professeur from the University of Paris 2 - Panthéon - Assas and a former senior counsel at Vogel & Vogel (Paris). He hold a PhD and an agrégation in Private Law from the University of Nancy.
The Commission Regulation (EU) n° 330/2010 exempts categories of distribution agreements and avoids them to fall within Article 101 (1) of the Treaty. Have the regulation reached its goals? In order to answer this question, it was necessary to describe the scope of this regulation prior to (...)
Competition law violations give rise to various types of sanction: administrative, civil, penal or even professional. Frédéric Jenny analyzes the interest of each type of sanction, puts into context the expected deterrent effect of administrative sanctions and focuses on the need to determine (...)
This set of three contributions are derived from the conference on "competition law and distribution" organized in Paris the December 14, 2011 by Concurrences Review and Vogel & Vogel. For Louis Vogel, author of the first contribution, the Court of Justice states in the Pierre Fabre case (...)
Short reaction on the comment related to the suspension of Orange’s exclusivity on Iphone Apple. Having had to deal with this case as Bouygues’ counsel Telecom, we would like in a few sentences to recall the evidence that appear to have guided the Court in its review of the Council’s (...)
"...The purpose of this study, which has so far remained unique in its kind, is to analyse the relationship between social law and competition law, emphasising the need for consistency in the legal system. The subject has been highly topical in recent years. First of all in case law, since it (...)
Far from influencing the dirigiste orientations of the Title IV, the new law emphasizes them. The law in favour of small and medium-sized enterprises adopted by the French Parliament on 13 July 2005, was published on 3 August 2005 after have been subject to Council censorship constitutional. (...)