*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. What control in the future? Daniel Fasquelle Vice-Chairman, Committee on Economic Affairs of the National Assembly Associate University Professor Member, Laboratoire de Recherche Juridique, Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, Boulogne-sur-Mer Introduction 1. The question of the purchasing power of supermarkets and its consequences is a long-standing issue that has been stirring up competition law since the 1970s . It is also a topical issue due to the mergers between groups and purchasing groups in France and Europe  and the arrival of new players such as Amazon . 2. It is also a topical issue because of the implementation of the Equality Act of
CONFERENCE: MERGERS - BUYER POWER - SUPPLIER PLATFORMS - CONTROL
Buyer power and supplier platforms merger: What role for competition authorities? (Paris, 21 Febr. 2019)
These articles were collected following the Seminar ’Buyer power and supplier platforms merger: What role for competition authorities?’ organized by Concurrences on 21 February 2019 in Paris. The first contribution focuses on the legislative and jurisprudential difficulties in containing the rise in power of central purchasing bodies. The second contribution presents an economic analysis of purchasing power and its role in the study of the anti-competitive effects of mergers or the creation of supplier platforms.
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