ALERTS: UNILATERAL PRACTICES - FRANCE - REMEDIES - ABUSE OF DOMINANT POSITION – CIVIL FAULT

Civil fault: The French Supreme Court confirms the existence of a civil fault consisting for the dominant operator in not having separated its masses of stakes in hard and online stakes (Betclic / PMU)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. By means of a judgment of 14 October 2020the Commercial Chamber of the Court of Cassation has dismissed the appeal brought by GIE PMU againstjudgment delivered on 12 September 2018. by the Paris Court of Appeal (Pole 5, Chamber 4), in the dispute between it and Betclic, confirming the existence of a civil fault consisting of the dominant operator's failure to separate its hard and online stakes. It is recalled that following the decision No. 14-D-04 of February 25, 2014 by which the French Competition Authority had accepted and made binding the undertaking given by the incumbent horse betting operator to separate its unique set of stakes between its

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Alain Ronzano, Civil fault: The French Supreme Court confirms the existence of a civil fault consisting for the dominant operator in not having separated its masses of stakes in hard and online stakes (Betclic / PMU), 14 October 2020, Concurrences N° 4-2020, Art. N° 97535, www.concurrences.com

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