Proof : The French Supreme Court censures the decision of the Paris Court of Appeal which had considered that the proof of the existence of a significant imbalance was established by relying, in a decisive way, on statements collected anonymously (GEEPF)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In a decision dated May 11, 2022, the French Supreme Court (Cour de cassation) censured a decision of the Paris Court of Appeal, which had recognized the probative value of 28 anonymized reports and imposed a civil fine of 2 million euros on GE Energy Product France [hereinafter "GEEPF"], the French leader in medium and large gas turbines for power generation. Background reminder In this case, the Minister of the Economy had sued the company GEEPF before the Commercial Court of Nancy for significant imbalance on the basis of the former article L. 442-6, I, 2° C. com. (now article L. 442-1, 2° C. com.). In a judgment dated June 29, 2018, the Court dismissed

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Christophe Lemaire, Guillaume Vatin, Proof : The French Supreme Court censures the decision of the Paris Court of Appeal which had considered that the proof of the existence of a significant imbalance was established by relying, in a decisive way, on statements collected anonymously (GEEPF), 11 May 2022, Concurrences N° 3-2022, Art. N° 108070, pp. 165-166

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