CASE COMMENTS: PROCEDURES - PRIVATE ENFORCEMENT – SUBMISSION OF EVIDENCE – SECRECY OF PROCEEDINGS

Submission of evidence : The Paris Court of Appeals quashes another ordinance of the Paris Commercial Court which had required the Competition Authority to provide documents from its case file at the request of a party which already possessed them (Eco-Emballages)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. With this ruling by the Paris Court of Appeal of 24 September 2014, Eco-Emballages, the case law debate on the procedures for the production of documents covered by the secrecy of the investigation before the Competition Authority (Article L. 463-6 C. com.) in the context of a compensation dispute before the commercial courts seems to have reached its epilogue. Indeed, in this judgment, the Paris Court of Appeal confirmed its previous case law (see CA Paris, 20 November 2013, Ma liste de courses v HighCo 3.0, obs. C. Lemaire and S. Naudin) by annulling a judgment of 16 March 2012 by which the 15th Chamber of the Commercial Court of Paris had ordered the

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

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Christophe Lemaire, Simon Naudin, Submission of evidence : The Paris Court of Appeals quashes another ordinance of the Paris Commercial Court which had required the Competition Authority to provide documents from its case file at the request of a party which already possessed them (Eco-Emballages), 24 September 2014, Concurrences N° 1-2015, Art. N° 71394, pp. 178-180

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