LEGAL PRACTICE: UNILATERAL PRACTICES - ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES - LOCAL DIMENSION - MINISTER FOR ECONOMIC AFFAIRS - TRANSACTION - INJUNCTION

Local anticompetitive practices: Operation and review of the transaction-injunction mechanism

This article focuses on settlement and/or injunction proceedings implemented by the Minister for Economic Affairs since 2009 for anticompetitive practices with a local dimension. It also provides a comprehensive review of the decisions taken over the past ten years and analyses the use of this valuable tool by the DGCCRF.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. 1. Residual competence of the General Directorate for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control (DGCCRF) in the fight against anti-competitive practices, the injunction and transaction mechanism, which has existed since 2009 [1] for local practices, is particularly interesting for both companies and competition authorities. 2. When practices affect a market of local dimension, the Minister in charge of the economy, in practice the interregional competition investigation brigades (BIEC), each of which comes under a pole C of the regional directorate of companies, competition, consumption, labour and employment (DIRECCTE), may, in accordance

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Julia Bombardier, Laure de Chalendar, Local anticompetitive practices: Operation and review of the transaction-injunction mechanism, September 2019, Concurrences N° 3-2019, Art. N° 91121, pp. 230-246

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