CASE COMMENTS: FRENCH COMPETITION PROCEDURE - PRESCRIPTION - INTERRUPTION

Prescription: The Court of Cassation confirms that appeals brought against orders authorizing visits and seizures, or against orders ruling on the implementation thereof, interrupt prescription (Route des estuaires)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Cass. com, 6 March 2007, aff. "route des estuaires", No. 06-13.501 et a. In this case, which concerns cartel practices between companies on the construction markets for the "Estuary Road" engineering structures, a period of more than three years elapsed between the referral to the Competition Council and the rapporteur's first act of investigation: a request for information from one of the companies. The statute of limitations could therefore be considered to have expired pursuant to Article L. 462-7 of the French Commercial Code as it stood prior to the Order of November 5, 2004. However, during this period, the Court of Cassation had handed down

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Valérie Michel-Amsellem, Prescription: The Court of Cassation confirms that appeals brought against orders authorizing visits and seizures, or against orders ruling on the implementation thereof, interrupt prescription (Route des estuaires), 6 March 2007, Concurrences N° 2-2007, Art. N° 13554, p. 151

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