Competence: The Paris Court of Appeal confirms the absence of competence of the French Competition Authority to apply Polynesian competition law but annuls its decision insofar as it closed the proceedings and resolves to refer the case to the Polynesian Competition Authority for investigation (Wane)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Avoiding a denial of justice at all costs is the leitmotiv of the ruling delivered on May 12, 2022 by the Economic and Financial Regulation Division of the Paris Court of Appeal on the appeal lodged in the Polynesian refrigerator case against decision no. 20-D-18 of November 18, 2020. In this decision, the metropolitan competition authority had, as you will recall, declined jurisdiction over practices implemented in French Polynesia, considering that its jurisdictional power was strictly limited to the application of national and European competition law on metropolitan territory, in the overseas departments, as well as in the overseas communities of

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Alain Ronzano, Competence: The Paris Court of Appeal confirms the absence of competence of the French Competition Authority to apply Polynesian competition law but annuls its decision insofar as it closed the proceedings and resolves to refer the case to the Polynesian Competition Authority for investigation (Wane), 12 May 2022, Concurrences N° 2-2022, Art. N° 106781, www.concurrences.com

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