Frank Gentin (French Commercial Court) : Commercial judge, natural judge of the competition litigation

Interview conducted by Muriel Chagny, University Versailles-Saint-Quentin en Yvelines.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. 1. The court over which you preside has just held its first Competition Forum on 12 September 2014. What were the objectives? What were the lessons learned? Over the last 10 years, the decisions of the Competition Authority have changed the behaviour of economic agents. They have brought a concern for antitrust compliance into the mindset. France was a country where many forces were fighting against competition and seeking to build protections to defend particular interests: they were swept aside. Competition litigation is an essential activity of the Paris Commercial Court. In this new environment, the aim of this first edition of the Entretiens de la

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