Relevant market: The Paris Court of Appeal dismisses a claim by a company active in the maintenance of electrical equipment that a competitor had abused its dominant position by failing to define the relevant market (SHB Electric / Schneider Electric)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On March 9, 2022, Chamber 5-4 of the Paris Court of Appeal issued a judgment in a case concerning a refusal to sell in the sector of maintenance of medium and low voltage electrical distribution equipment. Thanks to Jamal Henni for the information. The present case obviously follows a so-called "stand-alone" action, i.e. not as a result of the previous decision adopted by a competition authority. While the judgment is stand-alone, it is strongly based on the findings made after the fact by the French Competition Authority in its decision no. 17-D-21 of November 9, 2017 in which it accepted and made binding the commitments made by Schneider Electric to

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Alain Ronzano, Relevant market: The Paris Court of Appeal dismisses a claim by a company active in the maintenance of electrical equipment that a competitor had abused its dominant position by failing to define the relevant market (SHB Electric / Schneider Electric), 9 March 2022, Concurrences N° 2-2022, Art. N° 105687, www.concurrences.com

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