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Prescription: The French Supreme Court approves the fixing of the starting point of the prescription of a consequential action for damages at the date of the Competition Authority’s decision (EMC2 / Signaux Girod)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On the basis of a judgment delivered on 27 January 2021The Commercial Chamber of the Court of Cassation has confirmed the case law of the Paris Court of Appeal, which sets the starting point for the prescription of an action for damages on the date of the Competition Authority's decision (Thanks to Jamal Henni for the information). The present case is one of the many follow-on cases that followed the conviction by the Competition Authority in a decision No 10-D-39 of 22 December 2010 The cartel resulted in the allocation of public contracts according to jointly fixed prices and quotas, the exclusion of undesirable competitors on a "black list", and

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Alain Ronzano, Prescription: The French Supreme Court approves the fixing of the starting point of the prescription of a consequential action for damages at the date of the Competition Authority’s decision (EMC2 / Signaux Girod), 27 January 2021, Concurrences N° 2-2021, Art. N° 99196, www.concurrences.com

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