Mélodie Lenglart

GRDF (Paris)
Legal advisor

Mélodie Lenglart is legal advisor at GRDF in Paris. She previously worked for Baker McKenzie and Veolia. She holds a Masters degree in European Business Law from the University of Panthéon-Assas and a Masters degree in Public Business Law from the University of Sorbonne.


1702 Review

Emmanuel Guillaume, Mélodie Lenglart Matchmaking services: The French Parliament adopts the law regulating the motor-based vehicles for hire sector, thus modifying and completing the legal framework


Law n° 2016-1920 of 29 December 2016 relating to regulation, accountability and simplification in the private public passenger transport sector (hereafter the "2016 Law") aims to remedy the complexity and attempts to circumvent the rules resulting from Law n° 2014-1104 of 1 October 2014 relating (...)

Emmanuel Guillaume, Mélodie Lenglart Economic balance of public services: The French Supreme Administrative Court approves for the first time an opinion of the French Regulatory Authority for Rail and Road Activities stating that the opening of new coach lines does not substantially impairs the economic balance of existing transport public services (Région Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes)


On this occasion, the Council of State validates the method chosen by ARAFER to verify whether or not the opening of the coach route substantially undermines the economic equilibrium of the public transport service already organised by the transport organising authority and likely to be in (...)

Emmanuel Guillaume, Mélodie Lenglart Closed distribution systems of electricity : The French Government adopts an ordinance regulating “closed distribution systems of electricity” and lays down the legal framework for such systems


Article 28 of Directive 2009/72/EC allows Member States to entrust their regulatory authority with the task of classifying a network as a "closed distribution system" and exempting it from a number of obligations applicable to operators of public electricity transmission and distribution (...)

Emmanuel Guillaume, Mélodie Lenglart End of regulated electricity tariffs: The French Minister of Economics, sustainable development and energy issues its report to the French President regarding the Ordinance of 10 February 2016 on a device guaranteeing continuity of supply of gas and electricity


Background reminder Two types of offers currently coexist on the French electricity and gas retail markets. There are, on the one hand, market offers, proposed by all suppliers at freely set prices, and, on the other hand, regulated sales tariffs (TRV) proposed by the incumbent suppliers and (...)

Emmanuel Guillaume, Mélodie Lenglart Frequencies 700 MHZ band : ARCEP authorizes by four decisions dated on December 8, 2015, the four French mobile operators to use frequencies in the 700 MHz band in order to operate a mobile radio network accessible to the public (Bouygues Telecom; Free Mobile; Orange; SFR)


These decisions mark the culmination of the procedure for the allocation of frequencies, which will be gradually freed up by digital terrestrial television (DTT) and made available to mobile operators between April 2016 and July 2019 (cf. § 1.1 of the specifications appended to the commented (...)

Emmanuel Guillaume, Mélodie Lenglart Telecommunications: The French Postal and Electronic Communications Regulatory Authority specifies the terms and conditions of mast sharing between mobile operators (Free Mobile, SFR)


In a decision dated November 3, 2015, the Autorité de régulation des communications électroniques et des postes (ARCEP), before which a dispute between Free Mobile and SFR was settled, specified the conditions for guaranteeing Free Mobile effective and diligent access to SFR’s tower sites. The (...)

Emmanuel Guillaume, Mélodie Lenglart Energy : The French Ministry of Ecology issues a draft order on the additional remuneration and the green electricity purchasing obligation


On September 15, 2015, the French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy (hereinafter the "Ministry") published the draft decree relating to the additional remuneration mentioned in Article L. 314-18 of the Energy Code and the purchase obligation mentioned in Article L. 314-1 (...)

Emmanuel Guillaume, Mélodie Lenglart Hydraulic energy concessions: The law No. 2015-992 of 17 August 2015 on the energy transition and its implementing texts provide a framework concerning the competitive procedure for the award of hydraulic energy concessions


Thus, the first calls for tenders planned for 2016 should be organised according to these new rules. Background reminder On the basis of the Law of 16 October 1919 on the use of hydropower, the State entrusted the operation of hydropower plants with a capacity of more than 4500 kW to (...)

Emmanuel Guillaume, Mélodie Lenglart Financial markets : The French Supreme Administrative Court annuls the decision of the French Financial Markets Authority in which it suspends the instruction of an application for the extension of authorization (Bernheim Dreyfus)


In a ruling dated 26 January 2015 (req. no. 368847), the Conseil d’État annulled a decision of the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) that stayed the proceedings on the request for extension of the authorisation submitted by Bernheim Dreyfus & Co. The context of the Bernheim Dreyfus & (...)


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