CASE COMMENTS: PROCEDURES - INTERIM MEASURES – PROPORTIONALITY – IRREVERSIBILITY

Interim measures : The Paris Court of Appeals rules that interim measures which have a definitive or irremediable character are compliant with Article L. 464-1 of the French Commercial Code as long as they are necessary to address the urgency of the situation and proportionate to the disturbance suffered (Canal Plus, GDF Suez)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CA Paris, October 9, 2014, Canal Plus, RG 2014/16759 ;Paris Board of Directors, October 31, 2014, GDF Suez, RG 2014/19335 The period under review was marked by two much-awaited rulings by the Paris Court of Appeal concerning the nature and scope of the measures that may be ordered as protective measures by the Competition Authority. The judgments in question concern the appeals brought against the protective measures ordered by the Competition Authority relating, on the one hand, to the allocation of broadcasting rights for the French first division rugby championship, the Top 14, (Aut. conc., dec. no. 14-MC-01 of 30 July 2014 relating to the request for

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  • University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • Ashurst (Paris)

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Christophe Lemaire, Simon Naudin, Interim measures : The Paris Court of Appeals rules that interim measures which have a definitive or irremediable character are compliant with Article L. 464-1 of the French Commercial Code as long as they are necessary to address the urgency of the situation and proportionate to the disturbance suffered (Canal Plus, GDF Suez), 9 October 2014, Concurrences N° 1-2015, Art. N° 71396, pp. 180-183

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