Irène Luc

French Competition Authority (Paris)
Vice President

Irène Luc has been appointed Vice President of the French Competition Authority in April 2019 after serving as President of the Paris Court of Appeal 5-4 Chamber which deals with private enforcement of competition law as well as distribution litigation. Irène was a judge at the French Criminal affairs directory and Chief Legal Officer of the French Competition Authority from 2006 to 2011. Honored as a "Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur" and "Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite" by the French Minister for the Economy, Irène Luc is also a visiting professor in competition law of the University Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines.

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Sotheby’s (Paris)
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Brussels)
Brunswick Group (Brussels)
European Court of Justice (Luxembourg)
Université Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
PPG Industries (Rueil-Malmaison)
Université Jean Moulin - Lyon III
University Aix-Marseille


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Muriel Chagny, Nicolas Guérin, Irène Luc, Stanislas Martin, Anne Wachsmann Which enforcement in France? (Rendez-Vous de l’Autorité, The settlement procedure - Paris, October 2nd, 2018)


Three years after the introduction of the settlement procedure into the tools available to the Competition Authority, the Authority was able to witness the success and the very strong development of this procedure, with companies increasingly soliciting its application. Before the adoption of (...)

Alain Gauvin, Irène Luc, Jean-Louis Fourgoux, Maurice Nussenbaum, Muriel Chagny What attractiveness of competition law at the date of reforms? (Competition’s interviews: New competitive opportunities before ordinary courts, October 18, 2016)


The third edition of “Entretiens de la concurrence”, focusing on the new economic and legal opportunities before ordinary courts, aimed to emphasise on the specific nature and assets of those jurisdictions in competition law. Having to implement competition law rules in a globalized economy, the (...)

Anne Outin-Adam, Claire Favre, Emmanuelle Claudel, Irène Luc The competition between institutions and civil actions : What articulation is optimal? (Antitrust damages actions in France and in Europe : Current situation and upcoming changements, Paris, 13 May 2014)


Many institutions are interested in the civil actions of anticompetitive practices. The question of their optimal articulation is particularly sensitive and requires different answers depending on whether the civil action comes after the litigation before the Competition Authority or stands (...)

Fabien Zivy, Irène Luc Procedural fairness before the French Competition Authority


The roundtables organized earlier this year by the Competition Committee of the OECD have shown that competition authorities share the common goal of ensuring the fairness of their procedures, but also that the legal and practical means of achieving this procedural fairness may legitimately (...)


Price 45€00 A quoi sert la concurrence ?

Voir l’avant-propos de Laurence Idot, Frédéric Jenny et Nicolas Charbit, la préface de Martine Béhar-Touchais, la liste complète des contributeurs ainsi que la table des matières. Valérie Benabou:100 (...)

Date 30 September 2014
Author(s): Martine Behar-Touchais, Nicolas Charbit, Rafael Amaro
Price 45€00
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