*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. As we know, appeals against Council decisions are not suspensive. However, the First President of the Paris Court of Appeal may, on the basis of Article L. 464-8 of the Commercial Code, order that the execution of the decision be suspended, in particular if it is likely to entail "manifestly excessive consequences". This is what has just happened in the so-called "plywood" case (cf. Cons. conc. Dec. 08-D-12 of 21 May 2008, Concurrences, No. 3-2008, p. 142, obs. J. Gstalter). The suspension of the penalty imposed by the Council has been pronounced twice. What they have in common: A situation close to bankruptcy It is
CASE COMMENT : PROCEDURES - FRENCH LAW - STAY OF PROCEEDINGS
Stay of proceedings: The Paris Court of Appeal orders the suspension of fines imposed on two undertakings by the French Competition Council in the plywood manufacturers case (Plysorol)
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