Nest Avocats (Paris)

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.


22821 Bulletin

Eric David The Paris Court of Appeal overturns 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 (...)

15672 Review

Eric David Criminal sanctions for violation of antitrust law in France


Since the entry into force of Order No. 86-1243 of 1 December 1986, criminal sanctions have had an ancillary function in France in the repression and deterrence of anti-competitive practices. Administrative sanctions imposed by the Competition Council are the main tool used to combat such (...)

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