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


French Competition Authority Opens Inquiry into Data Processing for On-Line Advertising
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France, Germany
  • June 8 2016

Further to the joint report on Competition Law and Data released by the French Autorité de la concurrence (French Competition Authority or FCA) and


Consumer Products - February - March 2017
  • CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo
  • Austria, Croatia, European Union, France, Greece, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
  • April 24 2017

On 30 March a hearing took place at the ECJ concerning the Coty case (C-23016), a landmark case in which the Court will have to decide on the limits


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 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


A Look Back on a decision imposing a fine on Facebook for having provided the European Commission with inaccurate information on its acquisition of WhatsApp
  • Dentons
  • European Union, France, United Kingdom
  • September 14 2017

On May 18, 2017, the European Commission imposed a 110 million fine on Facebook for having provided inaccurate information when it acquired


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


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 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


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