CONFERENCE: FRANCE - COMPETITION AUTHORITY - PROCEDURE - SETTLEMENT - PRIVATE ENFORCEMENT - ASSESSMENT

Which enforcement in France? (Rendez-Vous de l’Autorité, The settlement procedure - Paris, October 2nd, 2018)

Three years after the introduction of the settlement procedure into the tools available to the Competition Authority, the Authority was able to witness the success and the very strong development of this procedure, with companies increasingly soliciting its application. Before the adoption of its statement on the calculation of fines, the Competition Authority has sought to bring stakeholders together during an “Authority Meeting” dedicated to the procedure. The conference made it possible to make a first appraisal of the procedure’s implementation, of companies’ perspective and of their suggestions, as well as of the opinions of the Authority and of its jurisdictions. These discussions made it especially possible to enlighten the crossover point between sale and compensation action and they also offered the opportunity for an exchange of views and experiences about various institutional models in force in Europe and the enforcement of negotiated procedures in France and in the other countries of the EU.

Table ronde 2 : Quelle application en France ? Muriel Chagny Professeure, Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (UVSQ) Nicolas Guérin Secrétaire général, Orange, Paris Président, Cercle Montesquieu et Commission du droit public économique du MEDEF, Paris Irène Luc Présidente, Chambre 5-4, Cour d’appel de Paris Stanislas Martin Rapporteur général, Autorité de la concurrence, Paris Anne Wachsmann Avocate, Linklaters, Paris Stanislas Martin : 1. Après ce tour d’horizon des pratiques chez nos collègues et amis européens, on recentre le débat sur la p rocédure de transaction en France où, la présidente l’a rappelé, la procédure de transaction telle qu’elle existe aujourd’hui est relativement récente. Elle date de la loi Macron ; les premières applications ont eu lieu en 2016, il y en a eu

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  • Université Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
  • Orange Business Services
  • French Competition Authority (Paris)
  • French Competition Authority (Paris)
  • Linklaters (Paris)

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Muriel Chagny, Nicolas Guérin, Irène Luc, Stanislas Martin, Anne Wachsmann, Which enforcement in France? (Rendez-Vous de l’Autorité, The settlement procedure - Paris, October 2nd, 2018), May 2019, Concurrences Review N° 2-2019, Art. N° 90115, www.concurrences.com

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