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What attractiveness of competition law at the date of reforms? (Competition’s interviews: New competitive opportunities before ordinary courts, October 18, 2016)

The third edition of “Entretiens de la concurrence”, focusing on the new economic and legal opportunities before ordinary courts, aimed to emphasise on the specific nature and assets of those jurisdictions in competition law. Having to implement competition law rules in a globalized economy, the judge is subjected to the “competition” of other legal systems, as it is the case for private enforcement. The position of those courts also enables them to follow the evolution of this legal field so that French operators are not put at a competitive disadvantage, similarly to distributors.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Introduction Muriel Chagny Professor, University of Paris-Saclay; Member of the Trade Practices Review Commission In memory of Stéphanie Choisy (1973-2016) Introduction 1. For the third edition of the Entretiens de la concurrence, which is devoted to "new competitive opportunities before the ordinary courts", the choice was made to devote the second part of this event to new legal opportunities in connection with a flourishing current situation, as it is true that there is no shortage of reforms in competition law. 2. This concerns, first of all, the transposition of the directive of November 26, 2014 relating to actions for compensation in case of

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  • French Competition Authority (Paris)
  • Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University
  • Fidal (Paris)
  • Paris Dauphine University
  • Kingfisher (Paris)

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Irène Luc, Muriel Chagny, Jean-Louis Fourgoux, Maurice Nussenbaum, Alain Gauvin, What attractiveness of competition law at the date of reforms? (Competition’s interviews: New competitive opportunities before ordinary courts, October 18, 2016), February 2017, Concurrences N° 1-2017, Art. N° 83415, www.concurrences.com

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