CASE COMMENTS: UNILATERAL PRACTICES – FRANCE – DAMAGES – DAMAGE TO BE COMPENSATED – INTERESTS

Damage to be compensated: The Paris Court of appeals reduces the amount of damages calculated by the Paris commercial Court following abusive loyalty programme (Orange Caraïbe / Outremer Telecom)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. France Telecom's subsidiary active in the Caribbean markets had been condemned for various practices that delayed the entry of the second and third operators on these markets (Aut. conc. Dec. 9, 2009, Dec. No. 09-D-36 CA Paris, July 4, 2013, No. 10/00163 and Cass. com, Jan. 6, 2015, Nos. 13-21.305 and 13-22.477.). Following these convictions, which became final, the third operator, Outremer Telecom, brought a claim for compensation for its losses before the Commercial Court. Several heads of damage had given rise to compensation at first instance. On appeal, the judgment was upheld on several points and reversed on others. The judgment provides details on

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Anne-Lise Sibony, Damage to be compensated: The Paris Court of appeals reduces the amount of damages calculated by the Paris commercial Court following abusive loyalty programme (Orange Caraïbe / Outremer Telecom), 10 May 2017, Concurrences N° 3-2017, Art. N° 84478, pp. 75-77

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