Novartis (Rueil-Malmaison)

Julien Payré

Novartis (Rueil-Malmaison)
Ethics Risk & Compliance Manager

Julien Payré is Legal Counsel at Novartis since 2013. Prior to joining Novartis he was part of the Competition, European Law and Regulatory group of White & Case Paris in 2009, after a six months internship. Julien dealt with : Cartel cases, in particular in proceedings before the French Competition Authority and the Paris Court of Appeal;Distribution law issues; Merger cases; Regulatory issues, in particular in the pharmaceutical and energy sectors. Before joining White & Case, Julien was an intern in the competition teams of several high profile law firms in Paris.

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3580 Bulletin

Julien Payré, Juliette Goyer The French Supreme Court rejects the admissibility of recordings of telephone communications, obtained without the knowledge of the participants, as evidence before the Competition Authority in a consumer electronics case, applying Art. 9 C. civ. proc., Art. 6.1 ECHR and the principle of fairness of evidence (Avantage / Sony / Philips)


BACKGROUND In 2005, the French Competition Authority – (hereafter the “FCA”, previously the Competition Council) fined Panasonic, Sony France and Philips France for anticompetitive vertical agreements – retail price fixing – in the distribution of consumer electronics (decision No. 05-D-66 of 5 (...)

Julien Payré The Paris Court of Appeal rejects appeals by companies found to have engaged in vertical practices and abuse of dominance under both EU and national provisions in the online travel sales sector (SNCF / Expedia)


BACKGROUND The Paris Court of Appeals (hereafter “the Court”) confirms a decision by the French Competition Council (hereafter “the Council”) which fined SNCF and Expedia, Inc. (hereafter “Expedia”) in a decision No. 09-D-06 of 5 February 2009. The appeal was brought by Karavel (a travel agency, (...)

Julien Payré, Juliette Goyer, Lauriane Lépine The French Competition Authority dismisses predatory pricing claims in the market for renting plastic bins and palettes under Art. 82 EC and article L. 420-2 of the French Commercial Code (Chep France)


Background The Competition Authority (thereafter “Authority”) dismisses alleged practices of predatory pricing and discriminatory practices in the market for renting of plastic bins and pallets in France implemented by the leader in the French market, Chep France (hereafter “Chep”), a subsidiary (...)

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