ALERTS: PROCEDURES - FRANCE - ABUSE OF DOMINANCE - FOLLOW-UP ACTION - DAMAGES - CAUSAL LINK - DISMISSAL

Follow-up action: The Paris Court of Appeal rejects a claim for consecutive relief in the case relating to practices implemented by a historical operator in the sector of photovoltaic electricity (EDF / Solaire Direct)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In the absence of proof of a causal link between the damage suffered and the practices found, the Paris Court rejected a claim for consequential damages in the case of the use of the incumbent operator's resources and brand image to penetrate the market open to competition for the supply of photovoltaic equipment to private individuals. In a judgment delivered on 6 March 2019In a new follow-on decision, Chamber 5-4 of the Paris Court of Appeal dismissed the claim for compensation for competitive harm, as no causal link had been established between the harm claimed and the practice found by the Competition Authority. The present case is a

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Alain Ronzano, Follow-up action: The Paris Court of Appeal rejects a claim for consecutive relief in the case relating to practices implemented by a historical operator in the sector of photovoltaic electricity (EDF / Solaire Direct), 6 March 2019, Concurrences N° 2-2019, Art. N° 89808, www.concurrences.com

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