ALERTS: MERGERS - CLEARANCE - CONSTITUTIONAL REVIEW - FRENCH COMPETITION AUTHORITY - SINGLE JUDGE

Constitutional review: The French Supreme Court gives a public hearing on the constitutional question of the conformity with the French Constitution of a law allowing the president of the French Competition Authority to adopt alone decisions on engagements conditioning merger clearance (Fnac / Darty)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 10 April 2018, the Constitutional Council held a public hearing www.conseil-constitutionnel.fr/cons... in Case 2018-702 QPC, which follows the referral on 1 February 2018 by the Council of State of two priority constitutionality issues concerning the constitutionality of the same legislative provisions, namely the provision introduced in the last sentence of article L. 461-3 of the Commercial Code by the law of 6 August 2015 for growth, activity and equal economic opportunities, known as the Macron law. Cette provision has extended in its version resulting from the Macron Act certain prerogatives hitherto confined to Phase I merger control decisions to

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Alain Ronzano, Constitutional review: The French Supreme Court gives a public hearing on the constitutional question of the conformity with the French Constitution of a law allowing the president of the French Competition Authority to adopt alone decisions on engagements conditioning merger clearance (Fnac / Darty), 10 April 2018, Concurrences N° 3-2018, Art. N° 86728, www.concurrences.com

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