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French discount fashion website escapes prosecution

  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • -
  • France
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  • March 11 2015

In a decision of 28 November 2014, the French Competition Authority (FCA) offered comfort to France's main online private sales shopping store

Blocking online sales: new ruling from European Court of Justice

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • European Union, France
  • -
  • October 14 2011

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that a restriction imposed on the online sale of cosmetics and personal care products breaches EU competition rules and cannot be justified in the terms of the block exemption for distribution and supply agreements

French Supreme Court: Google did not abuse dominant position

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • June 3 2013

On 16 April 2013, the French Supreme Court upheld the Paris Court of Appeals decision of 16 November 2011, thus confirming that Google did not abuse

French legal and regulatory newsletter - January 2015

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
  • -
  • February 16 2015

The Paris office of Hogan Lovells is pleased to provide this English language edition of our monthly e-newsletter, which offers a legal and regulatory

Selective distribution for cosmetics and EU competition rules on online sales

  • Portolano Cavallo Studio Legale
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  • European Union, France
  • -
  • March 16 2011

On March 3 2011 the European Court of Justice (ECJ) Advocate General Ján Mazák issued a nonbinding opinion on Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmétique SAS v Président de l'Autorité de la Concurrence and Ministre de l'Économie, de l'Industrie et de l'Emploi (Case C-43909

Opinion of the French Competition Authority on the competitive operation of the e-commerce sector

  • Bersay & Associes
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  • France
  • -
  • November 26 2012

On 18 September 2012, the French Competition Authority (Autorité de la concurrence) published an opinion on e-commerce, setting out the findings of the sector inquiry it conducted in 2011

Google practices on the online advertising market under review by the French Competition Authority

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
  • -
  • September 17 2010

On 30 June 2010, the French Competition Authority ("FCA") issued an interim measures decision ordering Google to modify its policy for its online advertising service AdWords

EU court advisor recommends that prohibition on internet sales be per se infringement

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • European Union, France
  • -
  • March 10 2011

On March 3, 2011, Advocate General (AG) Mazák delivered an opinion to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmétique SAS (PFDC

The Court of Justice rules in a preliminary reference on absolute ban on internet sales in selective distribution agreements

  • Stibbe
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  • European Union, France
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  • November 23 2011

On 13 October 2011, the Court of Justice found that, in the context of a selective distribution system, a contractual clause, which results in an absolute ban on internet selling is a restriction by object within the meaning of Article 101(1) TFEU unless it is objectively justified

French Competition Authority imposes EUR 0.9 million fine on Bang & Olufsen for curtailing e-tail

  • NautaDutilh
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  • France
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  • December 12 2012

Today, the French Competition Authority (Autorité de la concurrence) has imposed a EUR 0.9 million fine on Bang & Olufsen France and its Danish parent company for having prohibited their French dealers from selling the brand's products online