Isabelle de Silva

French Competition Authority (Paris)

Isabelle de Silva is the President of the French Competition Authority. Between 1999 and 2000, she worked at the French Ministry of Culture and Communication. From 2005 to 2008, she was Deputy Reporter at the Conseil constitutionnel (the French constitutional court). As government commissionner, she worked at the court of conflicts (2006-2009) and at the French Council of State (2000-2009). From 2009 to 2011, she was legal director of the French Ministry of ecology, sustainable development, transport and housing. After serving as member of the French regulatory Authority for press distribution (2012), and then as president of the Sixth subsection of the Administrative Jurisdiction Division of the Council of State (2013), she became member of the French Competition Authority in 2014.


Linked authors

Financial Conduct Authority (London)
German Competition Authority (Bonn)
US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) (Washington)
Steptoe & Johnson (New York)
Ipsen Group
United Kingdom’s Competition Authority - CMA (London)
McKinsey (Brussels)
Pinsent Masons (Düsseldorf)

39078 | Conferences


Consumers' "Decision-Making Sovereignty”: Challenging Business Models in the Data Economy (after Facebook)
Isabelle de Silva 8 July 2020 Webinar
Isabelle de Silva (Autorité de la concurrence)
Isabelle de Silva 7 October 2019 Paris
Isabelle de Silva (Autorité de la concurrence)
Isabelle de Silva 11 June 2018 Paris


11960 Review

Isabelle de Silva Reflections on gun jumping in mergers


On 8 November 2016 Altice-SFR was fined 80 million euros by the French Competition Authority for Gun jumping. This decision, first of a kind in Europe with regard to the fine’s amount and the practices at stake, has raised a debate amongst lawyers and companies towards its potential impact on (...)

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