CASE COMMENT: REGULATION - REFORM - ECONOMIC RENT - CONCESSIONS - INDEXATION OF TARIFFS - THRESHOLD FOR PUTTING A CONTRACT OUT TO TENDER

Regulation - Motorways: The French Competition Authority points out the lack of regulation in the sector of toll motorways conceded in 2006, denounces the ensuing economic rent and recommands measures to make tendering processes fairer and current reform plans more balanced

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 18 September 2014, the Competition Authority published its opinion http://www.autoritedelaconcurrence.... No. 14-A-13 of 17 September 2014 on the motorway sector after the privatisation of concessionary companies, which had been requested by the Finance Committee of the National Assembly. The Authority's main findings and the bulk of its recommendations have already been widely disseminated and commented on in the press even before the Authority's official communication . The conclusions of the opinion are particularly severe for concession companies and, beyond that, for those who initiated the process of privatisation of the concession companies in

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