Weil, Gotshal & Manges (Paris)

Mathilde Descôte

Weil, Gotshal & Manges (Paris)

Mathilde Descôtes is a lawyer at Weil, Gotshal & Manges. Prior to that, she worked at Gide Loyrette Nouel. She graduated from the University of Paris II - Panthéon Assas (Magistère-DJCE, Master 2 de droit des affaires, 2008). She studies at the French business school Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (ESSEC) and is currently an intern in the Brussels office of Gide Loyrette Nouel.


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Hugues Parmentier, Mathilde Descôte The French Commercial Supreme Court validates the passing-on defence in a follow-on action based on the lysine cartel (Doux aliments / Ajinomoto Eurolyne)


In a ruling dated 15 June 2010, the French Commercial Supreme Court validated the passing-on defence in a damages action. The Court stated that, in a damages case, the judge must assess whether the claimant has passed on to its own clients the overcharge resulting from an infringement. This (...)

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