ALERTS: PROCEDURES - FRANCE - ADMISSIBILITY - LEGITIMATE SUSPICION - EX ANTE CONTROL - IMPARTIALITY

Procedure of legitimate suspicion: The French Supreme Court rules that independent administrative authorities that impose sanctions are subject to an ex ante control of their impartiality and can be subject to a procedure of legitimate suspicion (Wane)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 4 June 2020, the Second Civil Chamber of the Court of Cassation handed down a very important ruling, the lessons of which, which are intended to apply far beyond the case in point, largely affect the law of independent administrative authorities, at least those which implement powers to impose sanctions and which, in so doing, are assimilated in this respect to courts. By this judgment, the Court sets aside and annuls, in all its provisions, theOrder of 1 March 2019. of the First President of the Paris Court of Appeal, who, it will be remembered, had declared inadmissible the application brought by the Wane group seeking the referral of a case on the

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Alain Ronzano, Procedure of legitimate suspicion: The French Supreme Court rules that independent administrative authorities that impose sanctions are subject to an ex ante control of their impartiality and can be subject to a procedure of legitimate suspicion (Wane), 4 June 2020, Concurrences N° 3-2020, Art. N° 95342, www.concurrences.com

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