CASE COMMENTS: GENERAL – FRANCE – ANNUAL REPORT – DIGITAL – REGULATED MARKETS – MODERNIZATION OF MERGER CONTROL

Report: The French Competition Authority publishes its 2019 annual activity report

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In 2019, the Competition Authority issued 316 decisions and opinions, including 270 merger control decisions and 27 contentious decisions on anti-competitive practices. One leniency opinion was issued. Total fines imposed by the Authority amounted to EUR 632 million, the third most profitable year since the Authority's creation. The number of cases pending at the Authority stabilised at 139, in line with previous years. The Authority was particularly active in the digital, transport, health, distribution and regulated professions markets. The digital sector The Authority has been particularly active in the digital sector where it has sanctioned Google for

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Godefroy de Moncuit de Boiscuillé, Report: The French Competition Authority publishes its 2019 annual activity report, 9 July 2020, Concurrences N° 4-2020, Art. N° 97538, pp. 117-118

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