Isabelle De Silva

French State Council (Paris)
Councilor of State

Isabelle de Silva is a Councilor of State at the french Council of State since 2021. Before that she was the President of the French Competition Authority from 2016 to 2021. Between 1999 and 2000, she worked at the French Ministry of Culture and Communication. From 2005 to 2008, she was Deputy Reporter at the Conseil constitutionnel (the French constitutional court). As government commissionner, she worked at the court of conflicts (2006-2009) and at the French Council of State (2000-2009). From 2009 to 2011, she was legal director of the French Ministry of ecology, sustainable development, transport and housing. After serving as member of the French regulatory Authority for press distribution (2012), and then as president of the Sixth subsection of the Administrative Jurisdiction Division of the Council of State (2013), she became member of the French Competition Authority in 2014.


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52270 | Events


Antitrust Compliance Awards #1 Why antitrust compliance Competition agencies' points of view
Isabelle De Silva 12 January 2021 Webinar
Consumers' "Decision-Making Sovereignty”: Challenging Business Models in the Data Economy (after Facebook)
Isabelle De Silva 8 July 2020 Webinar
Isabelle de Silva (Autorité de la concurrence)
Isabelle De Silva 7 October 2019 Paris
Isabelle de Silva (Autorité de la concurrence)
Isabelle De Silva 11 June 2018 Paris


21106 Review

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 (...)

Isabelle De Silva Reflections on gun jumping in mergers


On 8 November 2016 Altice-SFR was fined 80 million euros by the French Competition Authority for Gun jumping. This decision, first of a kind in Europe with regard to the fine’s amount and the practices at stake, has raised a debate amongst lawyers and companies towards its potential impact on (...)


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