CASE COMMENTS: UNILATERAL PRACTICES - LACK OF JURISDICTION – DISCRIMINATION – DISMISSAL

Public domain : The French Competition Authority dismisses charges in a case regarding ship repair yards for lack of jurisdiction and, for the rest, dismisses the accusation of discrimination and other abuses for lack of proof

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The Competition Authority ("the Authority") is issuing a new decision on the borderline between public law and competition law, following a referral by Nautech, a company active in ship repair, and more particularly in the repair of large and very large pleasure craft (over 40 metres in length). In order to be able to carry out the activity of ship repair, it is necessary to have access to forms of refit (also known as 'dry docks') or possibly to work at the quayside if lifts place the ships there. Refit facilities are available in ports, including the 'Grand Port Maritime' of Marseille (the 'GPMM'), which was involved in this case. The GPMM had gradually

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Anne Wachsmann, Nicolas Zacharie, Public domain : The French Competition Authority dismisses charges in a case regarding ship repair yards for lack of jurisdiction and, for the rest, dismisses the accusation of discrimination and other abuses for lack of proof, 20 November 2014, Concurrences N° 1-2015, Art. N° 71093, pp. 106-107

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