*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On July 6, 2016, the Conseil d'État handed down its decision on the merits of the action brought by Primagaz and Vitogaz for the annulment of Competition Authority Decision 15-DCC-53 of May 15, 2015 relating to the acquisition of sole control of Totalgaz by UGI Bordeaux Holding.which already controlled the Antargaz Group. The Authority had authorised this horizontal concentration in the LPG distribution sector subject to compliance with certain commitments designed to remedy the identified risks of limiting the supply and storage capacities of the merged entity's competitors and restricting access to LPG loading points. By a decision dated 15 April 2016,
CASE COMMENTS: MERGERS – FRANCE – HORIZONTAL EFFECTS – COMMITMENTS
Judicial review: The French Supreme Administrative Court partly annuls a decision of the French Competition Authority which conditionally cleared a merger in the LPG distribution sector (Primagaz, Vitogaz)
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