CASE COMMENT : UNILATERAL PRACTICES - FRENCH LAW - DISCRIMINATORY ABUSES

Discriminatory abuses: The French Competition Council rules out alleged discriminatory abuses in exclusive distribution agreements with duty free retailers (Aéroports de Paris)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Concordant Consensus, Dec. 08-D-05 of 27 March 2008, relating to practices implemented in the sector of bonded trade in Paris airports Aéroports de Paris (ADP) concessionaires are not very lucky when they claim abuse of a dominant position. One recalls the Lys de France case, in which the Community judicature had upheld the Commission's rejection of the complaint against ADP on the grounds of lack of Community interest (CFI, 3 July 2007, Case T-458/04, Lys de France v. Commission, [2007] ECR I-458).). In the present case, the concessionaire (CDGP) does not this time exceed the threshold for classification as an abuse before the Competition Council, on the

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  • University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris)

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Catherine Prieto, Discriminatory abuses: The French Competition Council rules out alleged discriminatory abuses in exclusive distribution agreements with duty free retailers (Aéroports de Paris), 27 March 2008, Concurrences N° 2-2008, Art. N° 16563, p. 117

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