CONFERENCE: UNFAIR TRADING PRACTICES - RETAIL - EUROPEAN DIRECTIVE - REFORME

Restrictive trade practices in the food and retail sector: Is the end near, truly? (New Frontiers of Antitrust - Paris, June 14th, 2019)

The present contribution was received following up the 10th edition of the “New Frontiers of Antitrust” annual Concurrences review Conference held in Paris on June 14th, 2019, at the French Ministry of Economy and Finance. The discussions revolved around four topics. The members of the first panel addressed the aftermath of Alstom-Siemens and questioned the need to revise competition law goals. The second panel focused on judicial review. The third panel discussed restrictive trade practices in the food and retail sector and the Directive 2019/633. Finally, the fourth panel dealt with the collection of business and personal data and studied the interactions between privacy and competition.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Unfair commercial practices and supermarkets: Can the Directive change behaviour? Daniel Fasquelle University Professor Aggregate of Law Faculties Member, Laboratoire de Recherche Juridique, Boulogne-sur-Mer Vice-Chairman, Committee on Economic Affairs, National Assembly, Paris 1. The issue of unfair commercial practices by the mass retail sector in its dealings with suppliers is well known in French law. It is also a highly topical subject in our country. The Egalim [1] law has, in fact, just reinforced Title IV by increasing the threshold for resale at a loss, on the one hand, and by rewriting the part of the Commercial Code devoted to restrictive

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Daniel Fasquelle, Restrictive trade practices in the food and retail sector: Is the end near, truly? (New Frontiers of Antitrust - Paris, June 14th, 2019), November 2019, Concurrences N° 4-2019, Art. N° 91858, www.concurrences.com

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