CONFERENCE: COMPETITION AUTHORITIES - ROLE - PROCEDURES - JURISDICTION

Is the role of the competition authorities limited to sanctions? (Paris, 17 Sept. 2019)

Intervention made on September 17th, 2019 during the conference organized by Concurrences.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. I. Law enforcement function, decision-making function, advisory function 1. The primary mission of the Competition Authority ("ADLC" or "the Authority") is to ensure the competitive functioning of the markets. It is to achieve this objective that the ADLC has substantial powers to impose sanctions, which are part of its traditional tasks. In particular, the Authority may issue interim measures, injunctions, financial penalties and accept commitments [1]. 2. However, its regulatory mission is far from being limited solely to law enforcement. More broadly, the ADLC has, in fact, a decision-making power that includes, in addition to sanctions, merger control

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  • University Littoral-Cote d’Opale (Dunkerque)

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Daniel Fasquelle, Is the role of the competition authorities limited to sanctions? (Paris, 17 Sept. 2019), February 2020, Concurrences N° 1-2020, Art. N° 95101, www.concurrences.com

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