Etienne Chantrel

French Competition Authority (Paris)
Head of Mergers Unit

Étienne Chantrel heads the mergers unit at the Autorité de la concurrence. He previously worked as an economist in the French Ministry for the Economy and Finance from 2008 to 2014 and from 2016 to 2017, holding various positions at the French Treasury where he was in charge of the economic analysis of sectoral reforms, and of the macroeconomic impact of economic policy, and at the French statistical institute, where he was in charge of Eurozone economic forecasts. He was an adviser to the Minister for the Economy from 2014 to 2016, in charge of competition and structural reforms. As such he designed a major structural reform law known as the “Macron” law, enacted in 2015. Étienne Chantrel graduated from École normale supérieure, from the Paris Institute of Political Studies and from ENSAE. He studied economics at the University of Chicago and the University of Toulouse and holds a PhD in economics from Télécom ParisTech on “Competition, Innovation and Growth”.

Linked authors

DG COMP (Brussels)
OECD - Competition Division (Paris)
University Paris II Panthéon‑Assas
French Competition Authority (Paris)
European Court of Human Rights (Strasbourg)
Casino (Paris)
Paris Commercial Court
Mayer Brown (Ho Chi Minh City)

Videos

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Articles

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Martine Behar-Touchais, Florian Bien, David Bosco, Jose-Maria Carpi-Badia, Etienne Chantrel, Marta Giner Asins, Laurence Idot, Catherine Prieto, Didier Théophile, Simon Vande Walle, Jérôme Vidal Towards a European merger control network

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The European Competition Network (ECN), which is well-known as an effective mechanism of cooperation for the application of articles 101 and 102 TFEU, is not extended to merger rules. However, the need for cooperation in this area encouraged the Commission and the national competition (...)

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