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No requirement for domain names to be distinctive in unfair competition claims
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • March 13 2017

In a December 6 2016 decision, the Court of Cassation provided a useful clarification in relation to unfair competition claims based on domain names


Competition law, big data and data protection - are Competition Authorities becoming jacks of all trades?
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Germany, European Union, France
  • July 18 2016

The French and German competition authorities have jointly published a paper on big data and competition law. The paper gives an overview of the


Antitrust and Competition - The EU Weekly Briefing (13 February 2017)
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • China, European Union, France, Germany, Romania, Spain, United Kingdom
  • February 13 2017

On 6 February 2017, the General Court rejected a bid brought by Internacional de Productos Metálicos, a Spanish seller of screws and bolts, to obtain


Online Travel Agencies and hotels: the end of parity clauses
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • June 8 2016

In 2015, major changes occurred in France in the online hotel BOOKING platforms sector. The French Competition Authority ("FCA"), the Commercial


French court considers luxury perfumes selective distribution regime incompatible with competition rules
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, France, Germany
  • June 2 2016

In a ruling on 25 May 2016 the Court of Appeal in Paris held that the selective distribution system of Coty Prestige France, the exclusive licensee


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


France - Macron Law: a focus on online hotel reservation platforms
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • France
  • October 20 2015

French Law 2015-990 for economic growth and activity, known as the "Macron Law", entered into force on 6 August 2015 and introduced major


Distribution - French Courts can rule on a competition law dispute over selective distribution and EU online sales
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • European Union, France
  • January 5 2017

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that the French Courts have jurisdiction to rule on a dispute over the online sale of


Alerta Productos de Consumo - Junio 2016
  • CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo
  • European Union, France, Germany, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom
  • June 8 2016

El pasado 25 de mayo, la Comisión Europea hizo pública su Comunicación sobre medidas para estimular el comercio online transfronterizo. El documento


Antitrust and Competition - The EU Weekly Briefing (15 November 2016)
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Colombia, Ecuador, European Union, France, Peru, United Kingdom
  • November 15 2016

On 7 November 2016, the European Ombudsman (Ombudsman) published a decision finding no maladministration by the European Commission (Commission) in