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Focus on regulatory law - October 2014
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • France
  • October 3 2014

The applicant claimed that the provisions of I, Article L. 430-8 of the French Commercial Code, which allows the Competition Authority to fine


French Administrative Supreme Court (Conseil d'Etat) orders change to rules authorizing hydrocarbon exploration drilling
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • France
  • July 19 2013

The Conseil d'Etat, in a July 17, 2013 ruling No.353589, ordered the French Prime Minister to repeal or modify within six months his June 2, 2006


Focus on regulatory law - June 2014
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, France
  • June 3 2014

If an appeal is lodged against an AMF decision to levy a financial penalty, the appeal judge has to verify that the penalty is proportionate in


French ban on fracing: actions against the French Government
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • France
  • May 9 2013

On 30 June 2011, as a result of strong lobbying by the nuclear power industry, environmental associations and local authorities, the French


Focus on regulatory law - March 2015
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, France
  • April 4 2015

In a 2009 opinion issued at the request of the French regulator for electronic and postal communications (ARCEP) the French Competition Authority


Suez-GDF merger seen as challenge to European Union
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, France
  • September 28 2007

The Gaz de France (GDF) and Suez merger, announced in September, will create Europe's largest purchaser, supplier and distributor of natural gas


Commission investigates E.ON and Gaz de France for suspected market sharing
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, France, Germany
  • September 28 2007

The European Commission has initiated proceedings against the German energy group, E.ON, and the French gas company, Gaz de France, in relation to suspected market sharing


France, Ireland and Italy to partially recover energy product tax breaks
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Italy, European Union, France, Ireland
  • February 16 2007

The European Commission has ordered France, Ireland and Italy to partially recover tax exemptions on energy products that constitute illegal State aid


Commission opens formal proceedings against Gaz de France concerning suspected gas supply restrictions
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, France
  • May 31 2008

The European Commission has opened antitrust proceedings against the French gas company Gaz de France for a suspected breach of the EC Treaty's rules on abuse of dominant position and restrictive business practices


French hydrogen energy project cleared
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, France
  • October 10 2008

On 8 October 2008, the European Commission approved under the EC Treaty State aid rules EUR 67.6 million in State aid granted by France for research and development