CASE COMMENTS : UNILATERAL PRACTICES – FOOD DISTRIBUTION INDUSTRY – ECONOMIC DEPENDENCE

Economic dependence: The French Competition Authority rejects the demand for interim measures submitted by a franchisee against a distribution group but continue its investigation to determine if the practices implemented by this group can be considered as an abuse of economic dependence (Carrefour group ; Food distribution sector)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Aut. conc. dec. no. 11-D-04 of February 23, 2011 relating to practices implemented by Carrefour in the food distribution sector Currently, the retail sector is under the supervision of the Competition Authority (the "Authority"). Following a sector inquiry initiated by a self-regulatory decision of 25 February 2010, the Authority published two opinions concerning the food retail sector (Opinion No. 10-A-25 of 7 December 2010 on "category management" contracts between food-dominated retail operators and certain of their suppliers, and Opinion No. 10-A-26 on affiliation contracts for independent shops and the terms and conditions for the acquisition of

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Anne Wachsmann, Economic dependence: The French Competition Authority rejects the demand for interim measures submitted by a franchisee against a distribution group but continue its investigation to determine if the practices implemented by this group can be considered as an abuse of economic dependence (Carrefour group ; Food distribution sector), 23 February 2011, Concurrences N° 2-2011, Art. N° 35680, pp. 115-118

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