Franck Audran

Gide Loyrette Nouel (Paris)

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2007, Franck Audran is counsel at Gide. He specialises in French and European law on competition and assists clients in litigation proceedings both before competition authorities (cartel and abuse of dominant position) and commercial courts (private enforcement, unfair competition). He has also acted on complex merger operations, some of which required commitments and/or the initiation of an in-depth investigation phase before the Commission and other national competition authorities of both EU member states and non-EU countries. Franck has gained particular expertise in the digital economy sector, working with major digital industry players in their development phase, and institutional clients in the adaptation of their activities to new online consumption methods. Franck also worked in Gide’s Bucharest and Budapest offices and is now member of Gide’s CEE desk. He holds a postgraduate degree (DEA) in Business and Economy Law from the University of Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne (2005) and a Master’s degree in European law from the University of Erlangen, Germany (2004).

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DG COMP (Brussels)
Gide Loyrette Nouel (Paris)
Frontier Economics (London)


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