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Impartiality: The Paris Court of appeal confirms that the deciding body of the French Competition Authority could act on its own motion and fine a company before the 2008 reform (Grands Moulins de Strasbourg)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In a judgment delivered on 22 September 2016The Paris Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal against Decision No. 15-D-04 of 26 March 2015. on practices in the artisanal bakery sector. It will be recalled that the decision of the Competition Authority concerned one of the aspects of the flour case brought to the Authority's attention by a leniency application. The present case, which is therefore distinct from the bagged flour case, which was sanctioned by Decision No 12-D-09 of 13 March 2012, in the amount of EUR 242.4 million, is the result of a severance of the bagged flour case. It is also more modest. It concerns flour sold to artisanal bakeries.

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Alain Ronzano, Impartiality: The Paris Court of appeal confirms that the deciding body of the French Competition Authority could act on its own motion and fine a company before the 2008 reform (Grands Moulins de Strasbourg), 22 September 2016, Concurrences Nº 4-2016, Art. N° 82184, www.concurrences.com

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