CASE COMMENTS: PUBLIC ACTIONS – FREEDOM OF PRICES – PRICE REGULATION

Regulated legal professions: The French Competition Authority regrets that the new decree regarding price regulation of certain law professionnals does not include most of its recommendations contained in two successive opinions

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Since the entry into force of Law No. 2015-990 of 6 August 2015 on growth, activity and equal economic opportunities, the regulated rates applicable to the services of auctioneers, commercial court clerks, bailiffs, court administrators, legal representatives and notaries, as well as the rights and fees of lawyers in matters of seizure of property, division, auctioning and legal securities, are governed by Articles L. 444-1 et seq. of the Commercial Code. Under the terms of the first paragraph of Article L. 444-2, these fees "take into account the relevant costs of the service provided and a reasonable remuneration, defined on the basis of

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  • Strasbourg Institute of Political Sciences

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Jean-Philippe Kovar, Regulated legal professions: The French Competition Authority regrets that the new decree regarding price regulation of certain law professionnals does not include most of its recommendations contained in two successive opinions, 29 January 2016, Concurrences N° 2-2016, Art. N° 79126, pp. 216-218

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