Léna Sersiron is Partner at Baker & McKenzie (Paris). She advises and represents clients principally on French and European competition and distribution law, specializing in contracts and distribution law. Léna joined the Competition and Distribution practice group of Baker & McKenzie SCP in September 2003 and became Local Partner in January 2008. Prior to joining Baker & McKenzie SCP, she worked as Manager of the Contracts, Competition and Distribution Group of Ernst & Young, Paris. She was a legal consultant for Ernst & Young Libreville in Gabon in 1998. Publications, Presentations and Articles: Juris-Classeur - practical formulas: ?Réservation du savoir-faire’ (2007) Regroupement à l’achat - Structures juridiques’ (2007); ?Guide des négociations commerciales’ (Dalloz). Léna was admitted to the Bar of Hauts-de-Seine in 2000. She graduated from the University of Paris I Pantheon 1996 with distinctions, and obtained a post-graduate diploma in Private International Law (D.E.A.) from the same university in 1997 with distinctions.
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The French government has taken preventive measures due to COVID-19, thereby forcing the members of the French Competition Authority to work remotely since 17 March 2020. This situation is already impacting on merger control: “Although we are striving to ensure continuity of public service, (…) (...)
1. The Law on the Modernization of the Economy (LME)was passed on 23 July 2008. It provides for numerous provisions. Some of them amend French legislation applicable to trade negotiations between suppliers and distributors. LME was presented as the last step of the reform of legislation in (...)
What was implicit, and has been established in November 2017 by the Court of Justice in the judgment on endives, has been specifically laid down by the European legislator in the omnibus regulation of December 2017: the prohibition on cartels does not apply to producer organizations and (...)
One year after the Modernisation of Economy Law (the so-called LME) entered into force, some aspects of the law still have to be perfected. At the beginning of the second round of commercial negotiations under the scope of the LME, this article aims at highlighting the main principles of the (...)
The Law on the Modernization of the Economy (“LME”) was passed on July 23rd, 2008. It provides for numerous provisions. Some of them amend French legislation applicable to trade negotiations between suppliers and distributors. LME was presented as the last step of the reform of legislation in (...)