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Most favored nation clauses under the microscope in France: part II
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • France
  • June 2 2015

On 21 April 2015, the French Competition Authority ("FCA") issued its decision on Booking.com's revised commitments regarding price parity clauses


Online hotel booking: less room for MFN clauses
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Italy, Sweden, European Union, France
  • May 7 2015

On 21 April 2015 the Italian, Swedish and French competition authorities announced the achievement of a settlement with Booking.com, at the time


Most favored nation clauses under the microscope in France
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • European Union, France
  • February 10 2015

The anti-competitive effects of price parity clauses used by online travel agencies ("OTAs") in their contracts with hoteliers have been under


Most favored nation clauses under the microscope in France: part II
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • France
  • June 3 2015

On 21 April 2015, the French Competition Authority ("FCA") issued its decision on Booking.com's revised commitments regarding price parity clauses


Selective distribution for cosmetics and EU competition rules on online sales
  • Portolano Cavallo Studio Legale
  • 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


Blocking online sales: new ruling from European Court of Justice
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • 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


Opening up of the French online gambling market
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • 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


The Internet neutrality debate in progress (2): ARCEP’s report
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • France
  • October 31 2012

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


The Conseil de la Concurrence dismisses AFORST complaint against France Télévisions and France Télécom
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • September 29 2008

On 8 October 2007, the French Association for network operators and telecommunication services (AFORST) complained before the Competition Council about a partnership agreement between France Télévisions and France Télécom and exclusivity rights granted to France Télécom by France Télévisions to distribute some programs in “catch up TV” mode (which allows the viewing of pre-recorded TV programs during a short period of time after their broadcasting


French court refers question to ECJ on absolute ban on internet sales in selective distribution systems
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, France
  • 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