CASE COMMENTS: CARTELS – FRANCE – AGRICULTURE – CONSULTATIVE ACTIVITIES

Agriculture : The French Competition Authority delivers an opinion relating to the agricultural sector, in which it reminds the scope of the various exceptions to the prohibition of anticompetitive practices applying to producer organisations (POs), associations of producer organisations (APOs) and inter-branch organisations (IBOs) (Agricultural sector)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The agricultural sector is at the heart of the attention and topicality of competition law. In 2017, when the "États généraux de l'alimentation" were held, which provided a forum for discussion and negotiation for the various players in the production and distribution chain, the CJEU handed down the famous Endives judgment (CJEU, 14 Nov. 2017, aff. C-671/15, ECLI:EU:C:2017:860), whose conclusions were taken up - and somewhat overtaken - by the so-called Omnibus Regulation amending CMO Regulation No 1308/2013. The year 2018 promises to be just as rich since, in addition to the planned adoption of the law For balanced trade relations in the agricultural and

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Anne-Sophie Choné-Grimaldi, Agriculture : The French Competition Authority delivers an opinion relating to the agricultural sector, in which it reminds the scope of the various exceptions to the prohibition of anticompetitive practices applying to producer organisations (POs), associations of producer organisations (APOs) and inter-branch organisations (IBOs) (Agricultural sector), 3 May 2018, Concurrences N° 3-2018, Art. N° 87573, pp. 91-93

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