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Clearance : The French Administrative Supreme Court confirms the decision clearing the acquisition of a gas provider by a gas distributor (Primagaz/Vitogaz/UGI)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 6 July 2016, the Council of State handed down its decision on the merits of the case in the oil gas company Primagaz and Vitogaz France. It will be recalled that, when an action for annulment was brought, Decision No 15-DCC-53 was annulled on the grounds of misuse of powers. of the French Competition Authority of 15 May 2015 relating to the acquisition of exclusive control of Totalgaz SAS by UGI Bordeaux Holding SAS, the Conseil d'État, before ruling on the merits, had urged the Authority in a decision dated 15 April 2016 toafter having stayed the ruling on the claims presented by Primagaz and Vitogaz, to pay, within fifteen days from the

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Alain Ronzano, Clearance : The French Administrative Supreme Court confirms the decision clearing the acquisition of a gas provider by a gas distributor (Primagaz/Vitogaz/UGI), 6 July 2016, Concurrences Nº 4-2016, Art. N° 82001, www.concurrences.com

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