LEGAL PRACTICE: DAMAGE COMPENSATION - ANTI-COMPETITIVE PRACTICES - PRESCRIPTION

Compensation litigation of anti-competitive practices (January 2017 – July 2017)

The decisions commented in this article confirm the main features of the private enforcement of antitrust law in France. It involves mostly businesses. However, the cases brougth to French courts are less homogeneous than those of the previous periods. Concerning the legal issues dealt by French courts, limitation periods plays a key role.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. 1. The decisions commented on here confirm certain observations made in previous issues of this column. Litigation over compensation for anti-competitive practices remains a professional dispute. 2. However, the facts submitted to the French courts are less homogeneous than in previous periods. In addition to the usual actions for compensation for abuse of dominant position brought before the judicial judge, we can observe the rise in the number of actions for compensation before the administrative judge. This litigation is initiated by public entities seeking compensation for the damage caused by agreements between bidders for public procurement

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  • Université Caen Normandie

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Rafael P. Amaro, Compensation litigation of anti-competitive practices (January 2017 – July 2017), November 2017, Concurrences N° 4-2017, Art. N° 84950, pp. 212-223

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