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Which reform(s) and adaptation(s) of the French law? Critical and and prospective approach in the light of the directive on damages for infringements of the competition law

The Directive on certain rules governing actions for damages under national law for infringements of the competition law provisions of the Member States and of the European Union will request, two years after the date of its entry into force at the latest, transposition measures implying procedural and substantive changes in French law. It could also lead to an evolution of French law beyond its content.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. 1. Would 2014 be the year of the turnaround, of some sort of legal reversal? It is possible to think so as soon as the most famous "Arlésiennes" finally become reality, to the point of giving credence to the idea of a "Springtime of reforms" [1]. Following the introduction of the French-style group action through the consumer [2]protection door on 17 March, the European Parliament in turn, on 17 April, voted on the basis of a compromise, on the text of the directive on certain rules governing damages actions under national law for breach of the provisions of competition law of the Member States and of the European Union, a text which will become final when

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Muriel Chagny, Which reform(s) and adaptation(s) of the French law? Critical and and prospective approach in the light of the directive on damages for infringements of the competition law , September 2014, Concurrences N° 3-2014, Art. N° 67555, pp. 32-42

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