ALERT: ANTI-COMPETITIVE PRACTICE - DAMAGES - EVALUATION - CIVIL SUIT - FOLLOW-ON - TENDERING PROCEDURES - PUBLIC SECTOR CONTRACTS - PRIVATE ENFORCEMENT - APPEAL

Private enforcement: The Paris Court of appeals dodges the question of the evaluation of the French incumbent electricity provider’s damages in the cable cartel case and affirms the competency of the judicial branch of the justice system for civil suits relating to damages caused by anti-competitive practices relating to public sector contracts tendering procedures (EDF/ERDF/Nexans/Prysmian, Région Île-de-France/CBC et al.)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Paris Court of Appeal, Pole 5, ch. 5, 2 July 2015, No. 13/22609 (EDF/ERDF/Nexans/Prysmian) Pole 5, ch. 4, 24 June 2015, No. 14/01570 (Île-de-France Region/CBC et al.) In recent days, the Paris Court of Appeal has twice ruled in cases for compensation for competitive damage following the implementation of anti-competitive practices sanctioned by the Competition Council, now the Competition Authority. In the first case, the so-called "cable-layers" case, in which the Court ruled on the merits of the compensation claims, Chamber 5-5 of the Paris Court of Appeal was called upon, at the request of EdF and ErdF, to overturn the judgment rendered by

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Alain Ronzano, Private enforcement: The Paris Court of appeals dodges the question of the evaluation of the French incumbent electricity provider’s damages in the cable cartel case and affirms the competency of the judicial branch of the justice system for civil suits relating to damages caused by anti-competitive practices relating to public sector contracts tendering procedures (EDF/ERDF/Nexans/Prysmian, Région Île-de-France/CBC et al.), 2 July 2015, Concurrences N° 4-2015, Art. N° 76650, www.concurrences.com

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