Eric David

Nest Avocats (Paris)
Lawyer (Partner)

Eric David is a Founding Partner of Nest Avocats, a boutique firm dedicated to Competition and Compliance. He previously was Counsel at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frenkel in Paris. His practice focuses on all aspects of European Law and (European and French) competition law: antitrust cases, compliance and dawn raid programs, State aid, merger filing procedures, as well as the coordination of multijurisdictional filings. Furthermore, he advises on trade agreements and has a strong experience on commercial litigation. His expertise mainly lies in the energy, banking and financial services, services (facility management, advertising, temporary employment), research and development, new technologies, pharmaceutical, construction industry, chemicals and automobile and automotive sectors. He also works with clients in the luxury goods, hotel industry, consumer goods and media sectors.

Linked authors

ESSEC Business School (Cergy)
Dechert (Paris)
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel (Paris)


22462 Bulletin

Eric David A French Court overturned criminal sentences on the grounds that the undertakings did not play a decisive role and that the collusion did not produce a significant effect (AP-HP)


In France, infractions of the rules on public procurement constitute the competition violations most frequently penalised both by the competition authorities and by the criminal judge. In the case examined, the incriminated behaviour was, however, somewhat different to the collusion usually (...)

15405 Review

Eric David Criminal sanctions for violation of antitrust law in France


Depuis l’entrée en vigueur de l’ordonnance n°86-1243 du 1er décembre 1986, les sanctions pénales ont, en France, une fonction accessoire dans la répression et la dissuasion des pratiques anticoncurrentielles. Les sanctions administratives imposées par le Conseil de la concurrence constituent le (...)

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