Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Paris)

Malik Idri

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Paris)

Malik Idri is a partner at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe. His 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 Idri specializes in cases of abuse of dominant position 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 regularly lectures at ESSEC, from which he is also a graduate, and has published several articles in legal journals.

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1913 Bulletin

Lars Mesenbrink, Patrick Hubert, Marie-Laure Combet, Malik Idri, Pietro Merlino The EU Commission adopts new Regulations and Guidelines for horizontal cooperation and provides details on the exemption requirements for sustainability agreements and information exchange


On 1 June 2023, the EU Commission has announced the adoption of updated Horizontal Block Exemption Regulations on Research and Development (R&D) and Specialization agreements (HBERs) and revised Horizontal Guidelines. HBERs exclude certain horizontal agreements from the scope of Art. (...)

Emmanuel Durand, Malik Idri Sport & exclusivity: a synthesis of national case laws


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 (...)

Anthony Giustini, Malik Idri The Algerian Competition Authority clears the acquisition of control over the country’s largest mobile phone operator by the Government’s national investment fund (Orascom Telecom Algérie / Fonds National d’Investissement)


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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