CASE COMMENTS: UNILATERAL PRACTICES - FRANCE - DOMINANT POSITION - PRIVATE ENFORCEMENT - REMEDIES

Private enforcement: The French Supreme Court confirms the existence of a civil fault attached to a dominant operator which did not separate its stakes into physical and online points of sale (PMU)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On October 14, 2020, the Court of Cassation rejected the appeal brought by the economic interest group Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) in the case between it and the company Betclic (see Alain Ronzano, Civil fault : The Court of Cassation confirms the existence of a civil fault attributable to the dominant operator which did not separate its masses of stakes in hard and online (Betclic/PMU), October 14, 2020, Concurrences No. 4-2020, Art. 97533). The case comes in the context of the liberalisation of the gambling sector, initiated by Law No. 2010-476 of 12 May 2010 relating to the opening to competition and regulation of the online gambling sector. While the law

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Marie Cartapanis, Private enforcement: The French Supreme Court confirms the existence of a civil fault attached to a dominant operator which did not separate its stakes into physical and online points of sale (PMU), 14 October 2020, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 99135, pp. 136-138

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