CASE COMMENT: ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES - PUBLIC TENDERS - AGREEMENTS - PROOF - STATE OF NECESSITY (ABSENCE)

State of necessity: The French Competition Council gives a strict interpretation of the state of necessity (A 84 Motorway)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Cons. conc. dec. no. 05-D-19 of 12 May 2005 relating to practices implemented in the context of construction contracts for engineering structures for the construction of the A 84 motorway, known as the "Estuary Road", in the Manche department. This case, which is trivial in that it involves a new hypothesis of concerted action in the field of invitations to tender, attracts attention by the reference to the state of necessity. Firms, some of which were bidders, had met on

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  • University Paris II Panthéon‑Assas

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Emmanuelle Claudel, State of necessity: The French Competition Council gives a strict interpretation of the state of necessity (A 84 Motorway), 12 May 2005, Concurrences N° 3-2005, Art. N° 1167, pp. 71-72

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