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Stand alone action: The Paris Court of Appeal sanctions a company which had engaged, without having sufficient evidence, an action in stand alone and demanded a substantial compensation (Avi Charente / Lactalis, Nestle)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On March 13, 2019, Chamber 5-4 of the Paris Court of Appeal handed down a very interesting decision containing a message that is not without ambiguity addressed to operators who, believing themselves to be victims of anti-competitive practices, without having the elements to prove their claims, take action on a "stand alone" basis and claim consequent compensation. In this case, the company Avi Charente (formerly "Senoble") had initially lodged a complaint with the DGCCRF denouncing predation and denigration practices implemented

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Alain Ronzano, Stand alone action: The Paris Court of Appeal sanctions a company which had engaged, without having sufficient evidence, an action in stand alone and demanded a substantial compensation (Avi Charente / Lactalis, Nestle), 13 March 2019, Concurrences N° 2-2019, Art. N° 89720, www.concurrences.com

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