Jérôme Vidal is Adviser to the Minister Delegate in charge of SMEs, Trade, Crafts and Tourism at the French Ministry for Economy and Finance. He was previously head of the "Competition and State Aids" unit at the French SGAE. Before joining French SGAE, he was Deputy Head of the Mergers Unit at the Autorite de la concurrence. He is graduated from Bordeaux IEP and has a DEA diploma in Political Science. He first held a position as writer officer at the 3B unit for national mergers control at the DGCCRF, before becoming seconded National Expert at the European Commission Directorate for Competition (DG COMP). Then he was appointed European affairs Adviser to the Autorité de la concurrence President and Permanent case officer at the Autorité de la concurrence Mergers Unit, before becoming General Inspector at the DGCCRF and Head of the city of Lille Competition investigations interregional brigade (BIEC – Brigade interrégionale d’enquêtes de concurrence), and then Head of the entire Competition control services for the Nord – Pas-de-Calais region. He used to teach Competition Law at the Lille SKEMA Business School and at the Montpellier Competition, consumption and fraud control National School.
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Intel/McAfee* Introduction On 26 January 2011 the European Commission approved the proposed acquisition of McAfee by Intel, both of the US. The approval is conditional upon a set of commitments ensuring fair competition in the sector of computer security. Computer security is a growing (...)
Summary The NatIxis case was the first decision by the French Minister of the Economy on an important merger in the banking sector, which was recently included in his area of responsibility. Examination of the proposed merger provided the occasion to apply a national approach to the banking (...)
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À l’occasion de l’examen de la prise de contrôle par une tête de réseau de l’un de ses adhérents au printemps 2018, dans le secteur de la distribution à dominante alimentaire, l’Autorité de la concurrence a précisé la manière dont elle réalise l’analyse concurrentielle de ce type de concentration. Ainsi, (...)