ARTICLES : NEW CALEDONIA - LAW NO 2013-2 - REVOLUTION OF COMPETITION LAW - COMPETITIVE URGENCY

The New Caledonia at the heart of Competition : From the competitive urgency to the shock therapy

Law No. 2013-2 of countries on competition in New Caledonia adopted in June 25, 2013 is a revolution of competition law in New Caledonia, made necessary by the competitive urgency that existed in this country. The new law introduced merger control, control of operations of commercial urban developpement, both from a very low threshold, and a structural injunction to resolve the situations raising competition concerns. In addition, the Organic Law n ° 2013-1027 of 15 November 2013 came to give Congress the power to create a competition Authority of New Caledonia, which will have the power to impose administrative sanctions. The revolution is therefore well underway.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. I. Increased vigilance to safeguard overseas markets 1. For several years now, overseas [1] countries have been leading the debate on competition law. Two major laws have been adopted in two years, Act No. 2012-1270 of 20 November 2012 on overseas economic regulation (known as the "Overseas Act") and Act [2] No. 2013-2 of 25 June 2013 on competition in New Caledonia. However, this second law required the New Caledonian Congress to be granted new powers to effectively establish the New Caledonian Competition Authority. This has now been done with Organic Law No. 2013-1027 of 15 November 2013. Why such a context of increased vigilance to safeguard overseas

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Martine Behar-Touchais, The New Caledonia at the heart of Competition : From the competitive urgency to the shock therapy, February 2014, Concurrences N° 1-2014, Art. N° 62298, pp. 43-52

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