CONFERENCE - CAEN - PUBLIC SPHERE IN COMPETITION LAW - INTRODUCTION

Introductory remarks: Is the distinction between public and private law relevant in competition law? (Dimensions of public sphere in competition law, Caen, 3 October 2014)

The distinction between public law and private law is overestimated in France. In this presentation made to introduce a colloquium on the public aspects of competition law, the author argues that the distinction has no real use in competition law.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. 1. This theme, which may seem somewhat provocative, goes back to the cocktail party closing the colloquium organized in this faculty just one year ago by Anne-Sophie Choné-Grimaldi[The distribution contract under Regulation No 330/201 (under the dir. of A.-S. Choné-Grimaldi).]]. Discussing with Grégory Godiveau, who was already preparing this day, I no doubt affirmed with great authority that "public competition law did not exist". He thus invited me to justify my statement and the question - is there public competition law? - became, for the purposes of this symposium, "Is the distinction between public and private law relevant in competition law? ” The

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  • University Paris II Panthéon‑Assas

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Laurence Idot, Introductory remarks: Is the distinction between public and private law relevant in competition law? (Dimensions of public sphere in competition law, Caen, 3 October 2014), January 2015, Concurrences N° 1-2015, Art. N° 71639, www.concurrences.com

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