CASE COMMENTS: PROCEDURES – FRANCE – INTERIM MEASURES – BUSINESS SECRETS – JURISDICTION – RIGHT TO AN EFFECTIVE JUDICIAL REMEDY

Business secrets: The French Administrative Supreme Court declines jurisdiction to deal with an appeal against a decision of the French Competition Authority to include, within its interim measures decision, information that has benefited from the protection granted to business secrets (Google)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The period is decidedly rich with regard to the litigation surrounding the protection of business secrecy of companies. After the two rulings of the Court of Cassation of 29 January 2020 (see above), the Court of Appeal has now decided that the protection of business confidentiality is a matter of urgency.) ruling on decisions of the Reporter General, it is here the Council of State which is called upon to pronounce on the position adopted by the college of the Authority at the time of publication of a decision. More specifically, the case concerned a decision of the Competition Authority imposing protective measures on Google with a view to

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  • University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • Ashurst (Paris)

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Christophe Lemaire, Adèle Azzi, Business secrets: The French Administrative Supreme Court declines jurisdiction to deal with an appeal against a decision of the French Competition Authority to include, within its interim measures decision, information that has benefited from the protection granted to business secrets (Google), 20 March 2020, Concurrences N° 2-2020, Art. N° 94925, pp. 164-167

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