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The Polynesian Competition Authority: The evolution towards maturity

After five years of activity, the Polynesian Competition Authority (PCA), which experienced turbulence and storms in 2019-2020, is moving towards maturity, notably through the renewal of its team. This article reviews some of the texts, decisions and opinions that have marked Polynesian competition law over the last two years.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. 1. Mr. Bruno Lasserre, chairman of the Competition Authority (ADLC) and currently vice-president of the Council of State, recalled, in 2017, the benefits of the functional separation within the Competition Authority between the investigation departments on the one hand and the college on the other, since, satisfying the principle of impartiality, it allows "companies to plead their case before a college that is independent of the prosecution" [1]. It is in particular the disregard of this principle of separation referred to in Articles LP 630-2 and A 610-2-4 of the Polynesian Competition Code, and of the principle of impartiality, which led to the

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Stephane Retterer, The Polynesian Competition Authority: The evolution towards maturity, September 2021, Concurrences N° 3-2021, Art. N° 101398, pp. 220-228

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