ALERTS : PROCEDURES - FRANCE - WORKS – DAWN RAIDS - CARTEL – ANNULMENT

Dawn raids: The Criminal Division of the French Supreme Court censures an order of the first president of the Court of Appeal having failed to examine whether there was sufficient evidence of anti-competitive practices resulting from the documents regularly produced before him and which could be submitted to the adversarial debate between the parties to authorise the visit and seizure operations (J.L. Polynésie)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Finally, some good news for the Polynesian Competition Authority! By judgment dated 16 June 2021the Criminal Division of the Court of Cassation, seized of two appeals lodged by the APC's general rapporteur, has just annulled theorder issued on 4 December 2019 by the first president of the Court of Appeal of Papeete, under which he had annulled the order of the JLD authorizing the inspection and seizure operations (OVS) in the context of suspicions of a cartel in the asphalt road works sector in connection with two works contracts, but also, and as a consequence, the annulment of the report drawn up at the end of these inspections and seizures. By

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Alain Ronzano, Dawn raids: The Criminal Division of the French Supreme Court censures an order of the first president of the Court of Appeal having failed to examine whether there was sufficient evidence of anti-competitive practices resulting from the documents regularly produced before him and which could be submitted to the adversarial debate between the parties to authorise the visit and seizure operations (J.L. Polynésie), 16 June 2021, Concurrences N° 2-2021, Art. N° 101248, www.concurrences.com

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