Romain Travade


Romain Travade is a partner at CARVE (Paris). He focuses his practice on French and European competition and regulatory law matters. He has been involved on various high profile cases and his experience covers a wide range of sectors including retail, consumer products, agriculture, energy, luxury goods and media industries. Admitted to the Paris Bar, Romain Travade holds a Master’s in European Union Law from Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas and also graduated from Sciences Po Paris. He is a member of the APDC (French Association of Lawyers Practicing Competition Law) and of the AFEC (French Association of Competition Study).


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Léna Sersiron, Romain Travade The French Competition Authority is not able to guarantee the usual processing delays for mergers since its staff is working remotely during the COVID-19 situation


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, (…) (...)

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Caroline Bellone, Catherine Prieto, Daniel Fasquelle, Jean-Christophe Grall, Julia Xoudis, Léna Sersiron, Marie-Alice Fasquelle-Leonetti, Romain Travade Agriculture and competition law, towards reconciliation?


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 (...)

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