French Competition Authority (Paris)

Sophie-Anne Descoubès

French Competition Authority (Paris)
Adviser for International Affairs

Sophie-Anne Descoubès is a French qualified lawyer. She is a graduate of the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po), holds a Law degree from the Université Panthéon Sorbonne and an LL.M in East Asian Commercial Laws from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She worked as a litigation lawyer with several Law firms in Paris. She currently works as Adviser for International Affairs at the Autorité de la concurrence.

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Marianne Faessel, Sophie-Anne Descoubès OECD : The OECD Competition Comittee discusses the relation between public and private enforcement as well as the institutional evolution of competition authorities

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The relationship between public and private action in competition law For the 123rd session of the OECD Competition Committee, the Co-operation and Enforcement Group, which met on 15 June and was chaired by Bill Baer, Head of the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice, chose the (...)

Sophie-Anne Descoubès OECD : The OECD Competition Committee organises its 122th session including roundtables on the role of markers in leniency procedures and on the institutional evolution of competition authorities

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This session inaugurated the new calendar of meetings of the OECD Competition Committee, which will now meet twice a year. Several topics of interest were on the agenda, including two thematic roundtables, one organized by Working Party No. 3 on Co-operation and Enforcement, chaired by William (...)

Marianne Faessel, Sophie-Anne Descoubès OECD: The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development organizes the 120th session of the Competition Committee including roundtables on the financing of the roll-out of broadband networks and on generic pharmaceuticals

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The June session of the Competition Committee, which included two round tables on the financing of the roll-out of broadband networks and generic drugs, also saw the adoption of a revision of the 1995 OECD Recommendation on Co-operation between Member Countries on Anticompetitive Practices (...)

Sophie-Anne Descoubès, Marianne Faessel International Competition Network : The Advocacy Working Group of the International Competition Network holds its second Annual Workshop (ICN Advocacy Workshop, 12 and 13th December 2013, Rome)

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The International Competition Network’s (ICN) Advocacy Working Group held its first-ever workshop in Paris in October 2012, organised by the Competition Authority, which is co-chairing the group alongside the authorities of Mauritius and Portugal. What was a novelty last year has become a (...)

Sophie-Anne Descoubès Organization for economic cooperation and development : The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development debates competition in waste management and in the food chain industry (OECD Competition committee, 28-31th October 2013, Paris)

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Round table on "Competition in waste management". ---- On 28 October, the Competition Committee’s Subgroup on Competition and Regulation focused on the study of three sub-themes on the subject of competition in the waste management sector: competition at the household waste collection stage, (...)

Marianne Faessel, Sophie-Anne Descoubès International competition network: The International Competition Network shows during its 12th Annual conference that it is an ambitious organization that wants to make itself heard in the international arena (ICN Annual conference)

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International Competition Network, Annual Conference, 24-26 April 2013, Warsaw The French Competition Authority, which succeeded the Competition Council in March 2009, is a founding member of the International Competition Network (ICN), which was set up in 2001 and now brings together 127 (...)

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