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The French Competition Authority in the "Macron" law

The file assesses the impact of the Macron law on competition law related issues. More particularly, five articles examine the legislator’s will to introduce changes with respect to the role of the Competition Authority. Two articles analyze the changes brought by the Law to competition regulation, while another article focuses on the Authority’s injunctive powers as to structural remedies. Finally, two articles examine the liberalisation of the regulated legal professions and transport related regulation.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. (On the "distribution" side of the Macron Law, see also the dossier directed by Jean-Christophe Roda available in the next issue of the review. Concurrences.) Introduction Francesco Martucci Professor, Panthéon-Assas University (Paris II) European College of Paris 1. "Neither hatred nor reverence of competition." The formula was taken up by President Lasserre, who expressed the way in which Macron's law conceives of competition: more than ever, competition is not an end in itself, but a lever, that of growth and innovation [1]. Both competition law and policy are instruments of economic action by public authorities, instruments among others. In

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Denis Waelbroeck, Francesco Martucci, Michaël Cousin, Robert Saint-Esteben, Christophe Le Berre, The French Competition Authority in the "Macron" law, December 2015, Concurrences N° 4-2015, Art. N° 76183, pp. 14-54

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