The Law n°2012-1270 of 20 November 2012 on the overseas economic regulation has been published in the O.J. dated 21 November 2012. This Law aims at addressing the "expensive life" in the overseas territories et provides with a set of measures among which the main provisions are (i) the prohibition of imports exclusivities, (ii) the establishment of an annual negotiation process regarding price moderation of a limitative list of common consumer goods, (iii) the lowering of the merger control threshold, (iv) the customs clearance date as the starting date for the calculation of payment terms and (v) the structural injunction power given to the French Competition Authority to order the sale of assets in the retail sector.