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Constitutional review: The French Council of State requests the French Constitutional Council to judge concerning the conformity with the Constitution of a law allowing the president of the French Competition Authority or a Vice-President designated by him, to adopt alone decisions on engagements conditioning merger clearance (Fnac / Darty)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 1 February 2018, the Council of State adopted a decision http://arianeinternet.conseil-etat.... under the terms of which it refers to the Constitutional Council two priority questions of constitutionality relating to the conformity with the Constitution of the same legislative provisions, namely the provision introduced in the last sentence of Article L. 461-3 of the Commercial Code by the Law of 6 August 2015 for growth, activity and equal economic opportunities, known as the Macron Law. This provision authorises the Chairman of the French Competition Authority, or a vice-chairman designated by him, to adopt alone decisions aimed in particular at

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Alain Ronzano, Constitutional review: The French Council of State requests the French Constitutional Council to judge concerning the conformity with the Constitution of a law allowing the president of the French Competition Authority or a Vice-President designated by him, to adopt alone decisions on engagements conditioning merger clearance (Fnac / Darty), 1 February 2018, Concurrences N° 2-2018, Art. N° 86330, www.concurrences.com

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