Loïc Rochas

Competition Authority of New Caledonia (Noumea)

Since July 2018, Loïc Rochas is a rapporteur at the Competition Authority of New Caledonia (ACNC) set up in March 2018. Prior to joining the ACNC, he worked for 5 years as a case handler within the Directorate-General for competition (DG COMP) in Brussels. From 2011 until 2013, he worked as an associate in the Brussels office of Gide Loyrette Nouel. Mr Rochas (LLM) is a French qualified lawyer and graduated from Sciences-Po Paris in 2008.


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Loïc Rochas New Caledonia: The Competition Authority of New Caledonia publishes several opinions and recommendations on regulations which allow the government of New Caledonia to implement protectionist economic policies and invites to find a balance between free competition and free trade with a view to making protection measures less unfavourable to competition (Modernization of regulations concerning market protection in New Caledonia; Preliminary draft on market regulation and various economic and tax measures)


L’Autorité de la concurrence de la Nouvelle-Calédonie (“l’ACNC”) mise en place le 2 mars 2018 a rapidement été amenée à constater des dysfonctionnements concurrentiels sur certains marchés liés à des mesures protectionnistes (“protections de marché”) adoptées par les pouvoirs publics calédoniens au profit (...)

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