CASE COMMENTS: RESTRICTIVE PRACTICES - CIVIL FINE – MERGER – TRANSFER OF LEGAL ACT

Civil fine: The French Supreme Court considers that a civil fine may be imposed to a company that merged another company having committed practices violating the article L. 442-6-I of the French code de commerce (Carrefour)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In the quest for effectiveness, the New Economic Regulations Act No. 2001-420 of 15 May 2001 conferred on the Minister of the Economy several new prerogatives designed, depending on the case, to enable him to act in the victim's place (action for nullity, repetition and compensation) or to seek the imposition of a civil fine. However, Article L. 442-6-III of the Commercial Code has remained very laconic, with the result that, more than ten years later, its provisions continue to raise

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Muriel Chagny, Civil fine: The French Supreme Court considers that a civil fine may be imposed to a company that merged another company having committed practices violating the article L. 442-6-I of the French code de commerce (Carrefour) , 21 January 2014, Concurrences N° 2-2014, Art. N° 65785, p. 122

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