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Yann Utzschneider

White & Case (Paris)

Yann Utzschneider is a partner in the Paris office of White & Case. He joined the firm in April 2016. He was previously a partner of Gide Loyrette Nouel’s European and Economic Law Department. He has extensive experience in advising French and foreign clients on anti-trust (cartels, dominant position) and merger control issues, on both a national and European level. Mr. Utzschneider is also a recognized specialist in the fields of international sales, distribution, consumer law, advertising and product liability. He is a member of the AFEC (Association Française d’Etude de la Concurrence; French competition law association) and of the APDC (Association des Praticiens du Droit de la Concurrence; Competition Law Practioners’ association).

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Yann Utzschneider, Jérémie Jourdan, Costanza Mussi, Fanny Abouzeid The EU Court of Justice sets aside in part the judgments of the General Court and, consequently, annuls the decisions of the Commission ordering inspections at the premises of a number of French undertakings in the distribution sector on account of suspicions of anticompetitive practices (Intermarché Casino Achats)


In its judgments of March 9, 2023 the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) annulled the General Court’s (GC) judgment that had partly upheld the European Commission’s (EC) inspection decision, and ruled that the EC had failed to fulfil its obligation to properly record the interviews it conducted (...)

Marc Israel, Tilman Kuhn, Mark Powell, Yann Utzschneider, Mathis Rust, Peter Citron The EU Commission publishes for public consultation drafts of revised Vertical Block Exemption Regulation and revised Guidelines on vertical restraints


On 9 July 2021, the European Commission (EC) published for public consultation a draft revised Vertical Block Exemption Regulation (VBER) and draft revised guidelines on vertical restraints (Vertical Guidelines). The EC has made substantial revisions, including adjustments to the rules (...)

Kai Struckmann, Genevra Forwood, Yann Utzschneider, Christoph Arhold, Orion Berg, Aqeel Kadri, Kate Kelliher The EU Commission adopts an amendment to extend the temporary framework for State aid measures to support the economy in the COVID-19 outbreak


On 3 April, the Commission adopted an Amendment to extend the Temporary Framework for State aid measures to support the economy in the COVID-19 outbreak adopted on 19 March (covered in our previous alert: European Commission publishes its emergency COVID-19 State aid rules and rapidly approves (...)

Kate Kelliher, Kai Struckmann, Genevra Forwood, Yann Utzschneider, Christoph Arhold, Orion Berg, Irina Trichkovska, Aqeel Kadri The EU Commission adopts a new Temporary Framework for State aid in the COVID-19 context to support the business suffering


The European Commission has now adopted a Framework of temporary State aid rules enabling Member States to adopt measures to support the growing number of businesses suffering because of the COVID-19 outbreak. This is the first time since the 2008 financial crisis that the Commission has (...)

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Laurence Idot, Guillaume Daieff, Isabelle De Silva, Linda Arcelin, Odile Mathilde Boudou, Jean-Louis Fourgoux, Yann Utzschneider, Anouk Clamens, Christophe Lemaire DDADUE bill: Simple adaptation or reform of French competition law?


This set of articles is dedicated to the changes made to the French competition law by the DDADUE bill of December 3, 2020. Both the law on restrictive competition practices and the law on anti-competitive practices are affected by the necessary transposition of EU directives (directives (...)

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 (...)

Dominique Thesmar, Gilbert Parleani, Jean-Bertrand Drummen, Jean-Louis Fourgoux, Laurence Idot, Martine Behar-Touchais, Muriel Chagny, Valérie Michel Amsellem, Yann Utzschneider Colloque: Restrictive trade practices under the LME Act (AFEC, Paris, 6th October 2008)


Introductory remarks Laurence Idot Professor, Universtité Paris II, European College Director of the Scientific Committee of Concurrences Madam President, Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear friends, As the afternoon is busy, I will not go into the substance of the colloquium, but on behalf (...)


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