CASE COMMENTS: PUBLIC ACTIONS – FRANCE - REGULATED PROFESSIONS – PROFESSIONAL ORDER – POWERS CONFERRED BY PUBLIC LAW

Public Service mission: The French Competition Authority recalls that it has jurisdiction to fine anti-competitive practices implemented by a professional order outside the scope of its public service mission (Architectural services)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The Competition Authority, which took up the matter ex officio following a report from the DGCCRF, sanctioned the Ordre des architectes and several architects or architectural firms for having infringed Articles 101 TFEU and L. 420-1 C. com. by implementing decisions of associations of undertakings consisting, on the one hand, in disseminating and imposing a method for calculating fees on all architects and, on the other hand, in disseminating a model for referring cases to the

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  • Strasbourg Institute of Political Sciences

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Jean-Philippe Kovar, Public Service mission: The French Competition Authority recalls that it has jurisdiction to fine anti-competitive practices implemented by a professional order outside the scope of its public service mission (Architectural services), 30 September 2019, Concurrences N° 2-2020, Art. N° 94536, pp. 224-225

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