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Nicolas Charbit

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Nicolas Charbit, Ph.D., LL.M., D.J.C.E, is Concurrences CEO and founder. Nicolas was admitted to the Paris Bar in 1994. He had been practicing competition law from 1994 to 2005 with a strong emphasis on cartels and network industries. He has completed a Ph.D. thesis at University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne on antitrust law and the public sector. Nicolas wrote for European and international legal journals and taught at universities and business schools. He has published various books and articles on European and French competition laws. Nicolas founded Concurrences in 2004.


Paris Chancellerie PhD Award (2000)

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Comment les économistes appréhendent-ils la concurrence ?
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Nicolas CHARBIT, Revue Concurrences
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Nicolas Charbit, Carolina Sobral Malhado, Wentao (Ellie) Yang Douglas H. Ginsburg Liber Amicorum: Vol. I - An Antitrust Professor on the Bench, Nicolas CHARBIT, Carolina MALHADO and Ellie YANG


This section selects books on themes related to competition laws and economics. This compilation does not attempt to be exhaustive but rather a survey of themes important in the area. The survey usually covers publication over the last three months after publication of the latest issue of (...)

Nicolas Charbit, Fanny Méjane Joint venture: The General Court of the European Union rejects an appeal brought against a decision authorizing the creation of a joint venture in the pay television sector, confirming the limited control exercised on the delimitation of markets and the analysis of the effects of a transaction (KPN)


The present case takes place in the Netherlands. By a decision of 3 August 2016 (Case M. 7978), the Commission had authorised, subject to commitments at the end of a phase I, the proposed creation of a full-function joint venture in the Netherlands between the Vodafone group, active in the (...)

Emmanuel Combe, Emmanuel Macron, Nicolas Charbit Emmanuel Macron (French Minister of Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs): Competition policy: A weapon to reconcile liberty, equality and economic efficiency


Interview conducted by Emmanuel Combe, French Competition Authority and Nicolas Charbit, Editor in chief Concurrences. Several times, you’ve stated that competition can form part of a progressive vision of society, placing economic freedom and equal opportunities at the centre of debates. Can (...)

Frédéric Jenny, Laurence Idot, Nicolas Charbit Concurrences: Ten years and a question


In September 2004, Concurrenceswas a project. Ten years later, in September 2014, Concurrencesis still a project, but a project in constant evolution. On the occasion of the 10 years, the founders’ wish was not so much to celebrate an anniversary, an overly narcissistic exercise, but to look at (...)

Alain Ronzano, Christophe Lemaire, Laurence Idot, Nicolas Charbit, Robert Saint-Esteben, Valérie Michel Amsellem Laurence Idot (University Paris II Panthéon-Assas) - Valérie Michel-Amsellem (French Civil Supreme Court) - Robert Saint-Esteben (Bredin Prat): Reform of French competition law


At the beginning of 2007, the magazine Concurrences published the cross interviews of the two main candidates in the French presidential election. Ms. Ségolène Royal and Mr. Nicolas Sarkozy agreed to contribute to the debate by answering a series of questions on national and Community competition (...)

Nicolas Charbit The «automatic» anticompetitive agreement


The «automatic’’ anticompetitive agreement is the counterpart of the notion of automatic abuse brought out by the Court of Justice and EC Commission. This notion deals with the control of the normative activity of the State with regard to competition law based on the useful effect of Community (...)

Jean-Bernard Blaise, Nicolas Charbit Antitrust and employment Law


"...The purpose of this study, which has so far remained unique in its kind, is to analyse the relationship between social law and competition law, emphasising the need for consistency in the legal system. The subject has been highly topical in recent years. First of all in case law, since it (...)

Frédéric Jenny, Laurence Idot, Nicolas Charbit Competitions !


Concurrences is a workshop, a projects center dedicated to competition laws. In Europe competition law is not only part of Community law, but part of the 25 EU Member States national body of laws as well. It also reaches beyond European Economic Area. It is therefore no coincidence if a few (...)


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