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Selective distribution for cosmetics and EU competition rules on online sales

  • Portolano Cavallo Studio Legale
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  • European Union, France
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  • 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

The Internet neutrality debate in progress (2): ARCEP’s report

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • France
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  • October 31 2012

On 20 September 2012, ARCEP submitted its report on net neutrality to Parliament and the Government

CJEU sends clear message that luxury brands cannot prevent retailers selling online

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • European Union, France
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  • October 28 2011

On 13 October 2011, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down a judgment which makes it clear that a clause in a selective distribution agreement which operates as an absolute ban on internet sales has as its object the restriction of competition, and is therefore presumed to be unlawful

Price manipulation found for French website

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • France
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  • February 24 2014

Earlier this year, France's data protection authority (CNIL) and consumer protection and antitrust authority (DGCCRF) released a preliminary joint

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

  • Bersay & Associes
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  • France
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  • 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

Douai Court of Appeal condemns company for abusive indexing

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • January 19 2012

A company, Saveur Bière, created numerous websites whose sole purpose was to link to the main website of the company

Google facing new antitrust complaints in France and Germany, following action in Italy

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • France, Germany
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  • February 2 2010

Google has been the subject of scrutiny in a number of EU Member States recently, raising the prospect of an EU-wide investigation at some point in the near future

Commission to intervene in French online selective distribution dispute

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, France
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  • May 15 2009

The European Commission is preparing to submit comments before the Paris Court of Appeal in a case brought by cosmetic manufacturer Pierre Fabre Dermo-cosmétique (Pierre Fabre) against a French Competition Authority decision

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 court refers question to ECJ on absolute ban on internet sales in selective distribution systems

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • European Union, France
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  • December 31 2009

In 2006 the French Competition Council opened proceedings against eleven cosmetics producers for having imposed an absolute and general ban on members of their respective selective distribution systems from selling their products to end customers via the internet