CASE COMMENTS: ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES – INFORMATION EXCHANGE – EFFECTS – DAMAGE TO THE ECONOMY – PROPORTIONALITY OF PENALTIES

Damage to the economy: The Paris Court of Appeal confirms the decision of the Competition Authority in the mobile telephony case (Orange France)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CA Paris, ch. 5-7, June 30, 2011, Orange France; on second reference after cassation, against Cons. conc. dec. no. 05-D-65 of November 30, 2005, "Mobile Telephony". In 2005, the French Competition Council sanctioned the three French mobile telephone operators to a total of 534 million euros for two agreements that restricted competition on the mobile telephone services market: (i) a monthly exchange of information concerning new subscriptions and cancellations from 1997 to 2003 and (ii) a market share stabilization agreement from 2000 to 2002 (Decision No. 05-D-65 of November 30, 2005).). On December 12, 2006, the Paris Court of Appeal validated the

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Nathalie Jalabert-Doury, Damage to the economy: The Paris Court of Appeal confirms the decision of the Competition Authority in the mobile telephony case (Orange France), 30 June 2011, Concurrences N° 4-2011, Art. N° 39944, pp. 99-100

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