CASE COMMENTS: UNILATERAL PRACTICES - EXCLUSIONARY ABUSE - RELEVANT MARKET - FORECLOSURE EFFECT

Exclusionary abuse: The Paris Court of Appeals annuls the Paris Commercial Court’s judgment for having condemned foreclosure practices without having controlled neither the relevant market delimitation nor the existence of a foreclosure effect (Orange, SFR)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. 51 million to SFR under Article 1382 of the French Civil Code for having caused harm to its competitor by abusing its dominant position. 51 million to SFR under Article 1382 of the French Civil Code for having caused harm to its competitor by abusing its dominant position. The abuse consisted in France Telecom's refusal to propose a wholesale offer allowing SFR to replicate an identical "secondary residence" offer proposed by France Telecom. This offer allows owners of second homes to suspend the fixed telephony subscription of their second home for a period of 1 to 12 months. In

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Anne-Lise Sibony, Exclusionary abuse: The Paris Court of Appeals annuls the Paris Commercial Court’s judgment for having condemned foreclosure practices without having controlled neither the relevant market delimitation nor the existence of a foreclosure effect (Orange, SFR), 8 October 2014, Concurrences N° 1-2015, Art. N° 71097, p. 111

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