CASE COMMENTS : REGULATORY - RAIL TRANSPORT – DRAFT BILL ON RAILWAY REFORM – OPINION

Rail transport : The French Competition Authority identifies a series of competition issues raised by the draft bill on railway reform

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 22 October 2013, the Competition Authority (the Authority), seized by the Minister of the Economy and Finance, issued Opinion No. 13-A-14 of 4 October 2013 to the Government on the draft law of 16 October 2013 on railway reform. The purpose of this bill is to revise the current structure of governance of the railway system in France, organised around two autonomous public industrial and commercial establishments ("EPICs"): Réseau Ferré de France ("RFF") and SNCF. The new architecture envisaged by the draft law is based on the creation of a public rail group ("GPF"), which will integrate, under the umbrella of a "parent" EPIC named "SNCF", two

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Jean-Paul Tran Thiet, Rail transport : The French Competition Authority identifies a series of competition issues raised by the draft bill on railway reform, 4 October 2013, Concurrences N° 1-2014, Art. N° 63241, pp. 198-200

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