Colloque: A new deal for commercial negotiations: One year after the LME Act (Paris, 24 September 2009)

One year after the adoption of the Modernization of the Economy Act and the first round of commercial negotiations under this Act, the Youth Comity of the AFEC (French Association for the Study of Competition) and the Comity for Company Projects and developments of the AFJE (French In-House Council Association) have organised this event in order to make a first assessment of the application of these rules and to put into perspective the points which require a special focus (invoicing of former “distinct services”, international application of payment terms, notion of significant imbalance). This event was also the occasion to evoke the last decisions regarding tariff transparency and restrictive practices.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Latest developments in case law on restrictive practices (2008-2009 ) Georges DE COCQ Professor, University of Paris XII 1. Case law has not yet had the opportunity to apply the texts resulting from the EM L. The case law of the first half of 2009 is characterised by two aspects: the multiplication of questions of transitional law (I.) and the quantitative importance of litigation implementing the provisions sanctioning the abrupt termination of established commercial relations (II.). I. Conflict of laws over time 2. Questions of transitional law have been raised both with regard to tariff transparency (1.) and restrictive practices (2.). 1.

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Sylvain Justier, Georges Decocq, Guillaume Caroff, Colloque: A new deal for commercial negotiations: One year after the LME Act (Paris, 24 September 2009), December 2009, Concurrences N° 4-2009, Art. N° 29356,

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