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

QPC : The French Constitutional Council considers conform with the Constitution the Law allowing the president of the French Competition Authority to adopt alone decisions concerning merger clearance (Fnac / Darty)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Clearly, the QPC route does not smile to the bold... at least when it comes to competition. Une once again, a competition law provision passes the test of constitutionality review without any problems, through the QPC sieve. The same applies to 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. Le 20 April 2018, the Constitutional Council issued its decision in thecase 2018-702 QPCwhich followed the referral on February 1, 2018. by the Council of State of two priority constitutionality issues relating to the constitutionality of the same

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Alain Ronzano, QPC : The French Constitutional Council considers conform with the Constitution the Law allowing the president of the French Competition Authority to adopt alone decisions concerning merger clearance (Fnac / Darty), 20 April 2018, Concurrences N° 3-2018, Art. N° 86776, www.concurrences.com

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