Sebastien Soriano

National Institute of Geographic and Forest Information (Saint-Mandé)
Director General

Sébastien Soriano is the General Director of the French National Institute of Geographic and Forest Information (IGN) since January 2021. He was President of the French Electronic Communications and Postal Regulatory Authority (ARCEP) between 2015 and 2020. He previously worked at the same authority and was in charge of the mobile and broadband markets and the regional communities. Before his nomination as the President of the ARCEP, he was deputy general rapporteur at the French Competition Authority and managing director at the Ministry of Innovation and Digital Economy. He graduated from the École polytechnique and the Télécom ParisTech


Sebastien soriano (ARCEP)
Sebastien Soriano 14 June 2019 Paris
Sebastien Soriano (ARCEP)
Sebastien Soriano 31 May 2018 Paris


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Paul Belleflamme, Francisco Costa Cabral, Tim Cowen, Daniel Fasquelle, Paula Forteza, Inge Graef, Max Huffman, Frédéric Marty, Jacques Moscianese, Gabriella Muscolo, Martin Peitz, Sebastien Soriano, Thierry Warin, Ramsi Woodcock Digital & competition


This series of articles highlights the existing debate about the role of competition policy in the digital economy. Each contribution addresses the subject from a different perspective. The first two discuss non-price strategies practiced by monopoly digital platforms and remedies that can be (...)

Charlotte Tasso de Panafieu, Olivier Fréget, Sebastien Soriano Sébastien Soriano (ARCEP): Let’s invent a "Robin Hood" regulation that returns power from the digital titans back to everybody!


Interview conducted by Charlotte Tasso-de Panafieu and Olivier Fréget, lawyers, Fréget - Tasso de Panafieu, Paris. For several years now, in addition to or in addition to your role as regulator, you have been alerting public opinion with some strong statements on the dangers of the "platform (...)

Bruno Lasserre, Edouard Geffray, Marc Bourreau, Marc Lebourges, Nicolas Curien, Philippe Chantepie, Sebastien Soriano Regulating a dominant model: Economy of digital platforms (Paris, 7 April 2015)


Platform regulation means adapting general laws to the digitalisation of the economy, whether general law concerns consumer protection, contracts between commercial partners, competition or data protection, rather than extending telecom rules which should on the contrary only apply to networks (...)

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