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Following the presidential election of April 24, 2022, the Editorial Board of the magazine Concurrences has launched a call to its readers to make proposals for reform to the President of the Republic and his new Government. The proposals below have been suggested by the readers of the magazine mentioned below, without any of them being attributed to any particular person. Without wishing to take a position on any of these fifteen proposals, Concurrences wishes to bring to everyone’s attention the expectations and concerns expressed by the various players in the competition community in the form of an open letter to the President of the Republic. This open letter is a follow-up to the dossier published in the 2-2022 issue of the Journal: "Emmanuel Macron, Minister and President : a rather positive competition record".

1. Ensure that environmental issues are better taken into account in competition policy Competition policy must provide greater incentives for private sector actors to play an active role in achieving the environmental objectives of the new five-year period. This objective can be achieved by explicitly taking into account in the legislation environmental efficiencies, as being likely to justify a cartel practice or abuse of dominant position, and sustainable development, under the heading of 'reasons of general interest other than the maintenance of competition' allowing the Minister in charge of the economy to evoke a merger and to rule on it 2. Harmonizing national competition laws within a European Business Code The European Business Code project aims to put the law back at the

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