European Commission - DG COMP (Brussels)

Jean-François Guillardeau

European Commission - DG COMP (Brussels)
Policy Officer

Jean-François Guillardeau is an associate at Stephenson Harwood with experience advising on the full spectrum of competition law, and more specifically, in cartels and abuse of dominance matters. Mr Guillardeau has worked both in private practice at large international law firms and at competition authorities (i.e. the European Commission and the UK’s Competition & Markets Authority).

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1857 Bulletin

Jean-François Guillardeau, Sue Aspinall The UK Competition Authority fines an association of undertakings for anti-competitive information exchange and pricing agreements (Consultant Eye Surgeon Partnership)


I. Background On 26 May 2013, the UK Competition Authority (the OFT at the time), received a complaint alleging concerns that Consultant Eye Surgeon Limited Liability Partnerships (“LLPs”), via their membership association CESP Limited (“CESP Ltd”), were agreeing prices and sharing prices (...)

Jean-François Guillardeau The Belgian Competition Authority adopts its first settlement decision and fines retailers and producers of home and personal care products (Cartel de la beauté)


I. Background On 18 September 2006 the Belgian Competition Authority (BCA) opened an investigation into the Home and Personal Care (HPC) market in Belgium following Colgate’s leniency application. Few months later the BCA carried out dawn raids at the premises of the main large retailers in (...)

Jean-François Guillardeau The EU General Court confirms that the French Council of Pharmacists has infringed art. 101 TFEU but reduces the EC’s fine slightly (Ordre national des pharmaciens)


Background Under French law, clinical biology analyses may only be carried out in dedicated laboratories under the supervision of a biological doctor or pharmacist. Biological pharmacists hold 95% of the cumulated share of that service market . The National Council of Pharmacists (“Ordre (...)


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