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FOREWORD : RESTRICTIVE PRACTICES – UNILATERAL PRACTICES – ABUSE OF ECONOMIC DEPENDENCE

The economic dependence is back : Is there an abuse ?

A proposed parliamentary bill suggests a reworded version of the abuse of economic dependence in order to increase the effectiveness of this rule. The suggested changes, however, do not really convince. Beyond that, he question arises as to whether the time may not have come to reform French competition Law as a whole.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The viewpoint expressed is specific to the author and does not commit the institution of which he or she is a member in any way. Almost thirty years after its introduction into French competition law and fifteen years after the NRE law of 15 May 2001 tried in vain to give it an effectiveness that was sorely lacking, is the prohibition of abuse of economic dependence - stemming from the order of 1 December 1986 and enacted in Article L. 420-2 paragraph 2 of the Commercial Code - about to find, after years of shadow and disaffection, a place in the sun? The most recent news and, more precisely, the adoption at first reading by the National

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  • Université Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines

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Muriel Chagny, The economic dependence is back : Is there an abuse ?, September 2016, Concurrences Nº 3-2016, Art. N° 80095, pp. 5-7

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