French Competition Law Newsletter

Below are links to French Competition Law Newsletters that Cleary publishes regularly.


2021

June

Highlights


The French Competition Authority fines Google €220 million for favoring its own advertising technologies

  • On June 7, 2021, the French Competition Authority imposed a fine of €220 million on Google Inc. (now Google LLC), Alphabet Inc., and all Alphabet Inc.’s subsidiaries, for allegedly abusing its dominant position in the market for advertising servers for website and mobile application publishers.

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Facebook offers commitments to address competition concerns in the online advertising sector

  • On June 3, 2021, the French Competition Authority launched a public consultation to assess the adequacy of the commitments offered by Facebook Inc., Facebook Ireland Ltd, and Facebook France as part of the French Competition Authority’s investigation into allegedly abusive online advertising practices by Facebook.

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The French Competition Authority updates its Notice on fines

  • On June 11, 2021, the French Competition Authority published a draft to update its Notice on fines. The draft is subject to a public consultation which was held between June 11 and 25, 2021.

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The French Cour de cassation confirms the Paris Court of Appeals’ ruling on SNCF’s predatory pricing practices

  • On June 9, 2021, the French Cour de cassation put an end to a legal saga involving the French legacy train operator SNCF’s anticompetitive practices in the railway freight sector.

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