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Exclusionary abuse: The French Competition Authority refuses to grant interim measures and rejects the complaints of two fast-food and perfumery stores operators based on exclusionary practices in the framework of the refurbishment of the subway level of the Parisian Gare du Nord Station

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Decision No. 15-D-15 of the Competition Authority led to the rejection of a double referral, accompanied by requests for protective measures, concerning the allocation of commercial sites in the "suburban mezzanine" of the Gare du Nord station in Paris. A perfumery retailer (Nocibé) and a fast-food retailer (Segafredo) considered that the conditions for the allocation of those sites constituted collusion between the developer and some of their competitors and could at the same time lead to anti-competitive foreclosure. They therefore requested a suspension of the procedure for the allocation of commercial sites as a precautionary measure.

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  • Côte d’Azur University, GREDEG (Nice)

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Frédéric Marty, Exclusionary abuse: The French Competition Authority refuses to grant interim measures and rejects the complaints of two fast-food and perfumery stores operators based on exclusionary practices in the framework of the refurbishment of the subway level of the Parisian Gare du Nord Station, 18 November 2015, Concurrences N° 1-2016, Art. N° 77482, pp. 103-104

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