Application of ordinary law rules to press companies: The Criminal Chamber of the Cour of Cassation puts an end to the favourable regime given to press companies in the gathering of proof of anticompetitive practices (10 médias)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. By a series of particularly scathing rulings handed down on 11 January 2012, the Criminal Chamber of the Court of Cassation has come to put an end to this, that we hope that this will definitively prevent the media companies from to the general law of the search for evidence of anti-competitive practices. It will be recalled that the Paris Court of Appeal, ruling on an appeal formed by the companies of the Amaury group on the basis of Article L. 450-4 of the French Commercial Code, as amended by the LME, had rendered, on 17 June 2010, a series of orders by which the magistrate delegated by the first President of the said Court had quashed the JLD's order of

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