ALERTES : PROCEDURE - COMPLEX AND CONTINUOUS RESTRICTIVE PRACTICE - PRESCRIPTION - DISCOVERY

Discovery : The French Supreme Court secures the disclosure of documents from criminal jurisdictions to the French competition authority and confirms its strict interpretation of the Commercial Code article L. 462-7 on prescription (Travaux routiers de Seine-Maritime)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In a judgment rendered on 15 January 2008, the Commercial Chamber of the The Court of Cassation has just dismissed the appeals against the ruling of the Paris Court of Appeal of 30 January 2007, which had upheld the decision of the Council Regulation (EC) No 05-D-69 concerning anti-competitive practices identified in the road works sector in Seine-Maritime. It will be recalled that, in this decision of 15 December 2005, the Council of the competition had severely sanctioned several construction companies for have engaged in a complex agreement (within the meaning of Community law, applicable in the present case) and continues, from 1991 to the end of

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Alain Ronzano, Discovery : The French Supreme Court secures the disclosure of documents from criminal jurisdictions to the French competition authority and confirms its strict interpretation of the Commercial Code article L. 462-7 on prescription (Travaux routiers de Seine-Maritime), 15 January 2008, Concurrences N° 2-2008, Art. N° 61996, www.concurrences.com

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