Michel Ponsard

UGGC Avocats (Paris), UGGC Avocats (Brussels)
Lawyer (Partner)

Michel works as an Associate Lawyer at UGGC & Associés since 1998. He is a member of the Executive Committee of AFEC, a member of International Bar Association (IBA). Prior to that, we worked at Berlioz & Co. He graduated from University Paris II and ULB.

Linked authors

University Paris II Panthéon‑Assas
Université Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
Université Toulouse 1 Capitole
University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
White & Case (Paris)
Bredin Prat (Paris)
Université de Nantes


434 Bulletin

Michel Ponsard, Nizar Lajnef The European Court of Justice specifies the regime of the quantitative selection criteria in a selective distribution system under the motors vehicle block exemption regulation (Auto 24/Jaguar Land Rover)


After a referral by the French Supreme Court (“Cour de cassation”) for a preliminary ruling on 29 March 2011, the CJEU provides interesting answers to the question of control of selection criteria in a quantitative selective distribution system. French case law has given rise to discussions as (...)

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Jean-Patrice de La Laurencie, Joffrey Sigrist, Michaël Cousin, Michel Ponsard The regulation of commercial practices - A reform of the French law while waiting for the European law? (AFEC, Paris, 20 juin 2013)


This article brings together contributions from the second panel of the AFEC’s General Assembly of 20 June 2013 in Paris dedicated to the regulation of commercial practices INTRODUCTION Jean-Patrice DE LA LAURENCIE Avocat au barreau de Paris 1. C’est un honneur dont je remercie les (...)

Dominique de Gramont, Jacqueline Riffault-Silk, Jean-Daniel Bretzner, Laurence Idot, Louis Martin, Marie-Hélène Huertas, Martine Behar-Touchais, Michel Ponsard, Muriel Chagny, Valérie Pironon, Yann Utzschneider Contractual practices and competition (Paris, October 25th 2010)


This article reproduces the opening papers delivered at the AFEC conference on contractual practices and competition law in Paris on October 25, 2010. According to the Professor Chagny, the examination of the links between contractual practices and competition law lato sensu reveals (...)

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