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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

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

Cosmetic company’s indirect ban on online selling ruled illegal

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, France
  • -
  • December 1 2011

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has confirmed that a contractual ban on internet sales in a selective distribution arrangement will generally infringe EU law in the absence of good objective justification

Opinion of the French Competition Authority on the competitive functioning of e-commerce

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
  • -
  • October 31 2012

On 18 September 2012, the French Competition Authority published its Opinion No. 12-A-20 on the competitive functioning of the e-commerce sector

The French Competition Authority published an opinion on e-commerce

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • France
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  • September 27 2012

In view of the important role of e-commerce, the French Competition Authority (FCA) wished to highlight its appraisal of competition law principles in this field

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

EU ruling on the prohibition of online sales

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • European Union, France
  • -
  • October 13 2011

The Court of Justice of the European Union has today ruled that the restriction of online sales in a selective distribution agreement constitutes a restriction of competition "by object" under EU law (Case C-43909 Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmétique v Président de l'Autorité de la Concurrence, Others

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