Guy Canivet

French Cour de cassation (Paris)
First Honorary President

M. Guy Canivet born 23 September 1943. He was appointed "Juge d’instruction" at Chartres in 1972, "Secrétaire général de la présidente du Tribunal de grande instance de Paris" in 1978, Chamber President at the Paris Court of Appeals in 1991, First Président of this Court in 1996 and then First President of the Cour de Cassation, the Judiciary Supreme Court in 1999. President Guy Canivet, was appointed a member of the Constitutional Court on 22 February 2007. He was associate professor at University Paris V-René Descartes from 1994-2004 and at Sciences-Po Paris (IEP) from 2004-2007 where he taught competition law. President Canivet is also the founder and President of the Association des présidents des cours suprêmes judiciaires de l’Union européenne and a founding member of the Association of European Competition Law Judges. He is a well-know specialist of EU and French competition laws, being AFEC president and authors of numerous articles and books (e. g.: "La Modernisation du droit de la concurrence", LGDJ, 2006).

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Guy Canivet - Transposition de la directive Dommages - 10 mars 2017
Guy Canivet 10 March 2017 Paris


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Catherine Prieto, Laurence Idot, Emmanuel Combe, Anne Wachsmann, David Bosco, Etienne Pfister, Mathilde Poulain, Marie-Cecile Rameau, Josep M. Carpi Badia, Etienne Chantrel, Didier Theophile, Guy Canivet, Rafael P. Amaro, Henri Piffaut, Doris Hildebrand, Paulo Burnier Da Silveira, Fatma El-Zahraa Adel The integration of public interest considerations in the application of competition rules (26 Nov 2020)


The integration of public interest considerations is not only desirable, but possible because of the permeability of the competition rules to the reception of well-being by the competitive parameters of quality, choice and innovation in addition to that of price. The scope for progress depends (...)

Eric Barbier de la Serre, Guy Canivet, Henk Don, Laurence Idot, Siún O’Keeffe TR II - Procedural autonomy: Is it time for convergence in Europe? (New Frontiers of Antitrust Conference - Paris, February 10th 2012)


This second roundtable of the conference “New frontiers of Antitrust”, Paris, 10 February 2012, was dedicated to procedural autonomy with regards to competition law enforcement. After a short introduction by Guy Canivet, member of the French Constitutional Council, Éric Barbier de la Serre, (...)

Guy Canivet Implementation of EC competition rules by national courts


Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 of 16 December 2002establishes a mechanism of parallel powers between the Commission, the competition authorities and the courts of the Member States for the application of Articles 81 and 82 of the EC Treaty. This institutional architecture is based on the (...)


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See the "avant-propos" of Laurence Idot, Frédéric Jenny et Nicolas Charbit the Foreword of Martine Béhar-Touchais The full list of contributors and the Table of Contents 100 contributions for the (...)

Date 30 September 2014
Author(s): Martine Behar-Touchais, Nicolas Charbit, Rafael Amaro
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