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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

Opening up of the French online gambling market

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
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  • June 30 2010

The law on the opening up to competition and regulation of the online gambling market in France entered into force on 13 May 2010, following its publication in the French Official Journal (Law N2010-476 of 12 May 2010

L’autorite de la concurrence donne enfin son avis sur le marché des jeux en ligne en France : il y a encore du boulot !

  • Ichay & Mullenex Avocats
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  • France
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  • March 17 2011

Depuis plus d'un siècle, en France, nous étions sous un régime d'interdiction des jeux d'argent et de hasard mais également des paris hippiques, assorti d'une exception pour les monopoles consentis à la Française des Jeux (FDJ) pour les loteries et au Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) pour les paris hippiques

Blocking online sales: new ruling from European Court of Justice

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • European Union, France
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  • 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
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  • France
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  • 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

The French Competition Authority makes the PMU separate online betting and betting through agents: a decision that allows other actors to compete on an equal playing field "pmu. Fr"

  • Granrut Avocats
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  • France
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  • April 8 2014

By decision 14-D-04 of 25 February 2014 relating to practices implemented in the sector of online horse betting, the French Competition Authority

French Competition Authority issues recommendations to warrant a real competition on the online gambling market

  • Ichay & Mullenex Avocats
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  • France
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  • January 20 2011

On January 20, 2011 the French Competition Authority issued its opinion on the potential competition issues likely to arise following the enactment of the law of May 12, 2010 which opened the online gambling sector to competition

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