Malik practice focuses on French and European competition law, on both transactional and litigation cases: merger control, antitrust litigation before the French Competition Authority and the European Commission, as well as litigation cases before the administrative courts and State aid. Malik is an abuse of dominant position specialist, with a particular focus on the telecommunication sector. He dedicated his doctoral thesis to the opening up of competition of the French phone network and he worked at the French sector regulator (ARCEP). He also has advised SFR on a number of litigation matters including the Orange’s sentence to pay the highest fine ever imposed by the French competition authority for abuse of dominant position. Malik spent seven years at Clifford Chance where he also developed a deep knowledge of the distribution sector, in particular on suppliers and distributors’ relationships and private enforcement cases. Malik is a regular lecturer at the ESSEC, where he graduated and he regularly publishes articles.
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Introduction to national case laws: Overview of the European Union case-law An indication of the different aspects that the concept of sport involves, and its consequences over the legal rules to be applied, has been given by the European Court of Justice in 1974. At this occasion, a strict (...)
On 18 April 2014, VimpelCom announced that it and Global Telecom Holding S.A.E. (GTH) had signed a share purchase agreement for the sale by GTH of a 51% interest in Orascom Telecom Algérie (OTA), which includes Djezzy, the largest mobile-phone operator in Algeria, to the Fonds National (...)
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The period under review confirms, as in the previous period, the growth of litigation before the administrative courts. It also confirms the importance of certain recurring issues, such as the statute of limitations, international jurisdiction, and compensation for the prejudicial effect of (...)
The abuse of a collective dominant position and the underlying theory of tacit collusion have remained of a delicate use despite some clarifications from the General Court of the European Union. This paper discusses the three criteria defined in the Airtours decision of 2002, their general (...)