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Dawn raids: The French Supreme Court clarifies the fate of a search and seizure order annulled on the grounds that it is based in part on unlawful documents that must be set aside (Whirpool)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. A new twist in the dispute over the legality of the visit and seizure operations (hereinafter, "OVS") at the premises of the Whirlpool company... Indeed, for the second time in three years, the Criminal Division of the French Supreme Court censured the first president of the Paris Court of Appeal on his assessment of the legality of the order of the liberty and custody judge (hereinafter, "JLD") having authorized incidental OVS in 2014 following first OVS carried out a year earlier in the premises of competing companies, Samsung and Fagor Brandt. Back to the procedure It will be recalled that in this case, the investigators of the French Competition

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Christophe Lemaire, Hélène Fricaudet, Dawn raids: The French Supreme Court clarifies the fate of a search and seizure order annulled on the grounds that it is based in part on unlawful documents that must be set aside (Whirpool), 11 August 2021, Concurrences N° 4-2021, Art. N° 103497, pp. 146-147

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