The Polynesian Competition Authority: Awaiting to take off

After six years of activity, despite the arrival of its new president, the Polynesian Competition Authority (PCA) is still struggling to fully take off. This article reviews some of the texts, decisions and opinions that have marked Polynesian competition law between 2020 and 2022.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. 1. An analysis of the activity of the Polynesian Competition Authority (PCA) from the beginning of the Covid period (April-May 2020) to the beginning of 2022 shows that no substantive decisions on anticompetitive practices have been taken. This modest record is probably due in part to problems with the internal functioning of the institution, reflecting the external and sometimes governmental reticence that is still strongly present in the country with regard to this authority. 2. The full take-off of the APC is therefore difficult, if one compares its achievements with those of New Caledonia. To keep with the image of the aviation sector, it can

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Stephane Retterer, The Polynesian Competition Authority: Awaiting to take off, September 2022, Concurrences N° 3-2022, Art. N° 107324, pp.226-233

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