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Preliminary ruling for constitutionality : The French Constitutional Council rules conform to the Constitution the incrimination of connecting customers with non professional drivers (Uber France)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 22 September 2015, the Constitutional Council declared Article L. 3124-13, 1st paragraph, of the Transport Code to be in conformity with the Constitution. The Commercial Chamber of the Court of Cassation (Cass. com, 23 June 2015, ruling no. 699) had referred a priority constitutionality question to the Constitutional Council on behalf of Uber France and Uber BV. The decision comes in a particularly tense context that has marked the year 2015. After taxis challenged the competition from VTC (passenger cars with drivers), the "unfair competition" of the Uber company was denounced by the ... VTC. The Uber dispute is part of a profound

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Francesco Martucci, Preliminary ruling for constitutionality : The French Constitutional Council rules conform to the Constitution the incrimination of connecting customers with non professional drivers (Uber France), 22 September 2015, Concurrences N° 4-2015, Art. N° 76561, pp. 217-218

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