CONFERENCES: REGULATORY - FRANCE - REGULATED PROFESSIONS - JURISDICTION - FRENCH COMPETITION AUTHORITY

Jurisdiction of the French Competition Authority over the practices of professional orders

This contribution was collected following up the Conference "Competition and regulation: How to coordinate the interventions of competition authorities and sectoral regulators?" organized by Concurrences in Paris on 14 November 2019.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. 1. If the question of the competence of the Competition Authority ("the Authority") with regard to professional bodies arises, it is first of all because of the tasks given to these bodies by the public authorities, namely, "in addition to a representative function, a public service mission consisting in the regulation of the profession and disciplinary jurisdiction over its members" [1]. Consequently, strict observance of these missions should have made it unlikely that competition law would have been able to understand the interventions of the ordinary bodies in relation to their members [2]. However, the hypothesis of a watertight partitioning of these

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  • French Competition Authority (Paris)
  • French Competition Authority (Paris)

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Lucile Fournereau, Cyril Rollet, Jurisdiction of the French Competition Authority over the practices of professional orders, May 2020, Concurrences N° 2-2020, Art. N° 95470, www.concurrences.com

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