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Press releases

11 September 2018: Appointment. Marianne Faessel is appointed Data Protection Officer at the Autorité de la concurrence

27 August 2018: Tobacco sector. The Autorité de la concurrence closes the investigation it had opened in the tobacco sector.

24 August 2018: Retailing of gardening products. The Autorité de la concurrence clears the acquisition of Jardiland group by InVivo group (Gamm Vert, Delbard) subject to divestiture of 11 stores

23 August 2018: Distribution in Martinique. The Autorité de la concurrence clears, subject to conditions, the acquisition by Bernard Hayot Group of a Géant Casino hypermarket in Martinique

6 August 2018: Distribution of household electrical appliances

31 July 2018: Freedom of establishment for notaries: proposed map for 2018-2020. The process of gradually opening up the notarial profession is producing encouraging results and must continue.

30 July 2018: Footwear distribution. The Autorité de la concurrence clears the acquisition of the Besson Chaussures company by the Weinberg Capital Partners and Groupe Philippe Ginestet (Gifi/Tati) companies

27 July 2018: Fnac's acquisition of Darty. The Autorité de la concurrence fines Fnac Darty Group €20 million for failing to divest itself of three stores, which was the pre-condition for clearance of the transaction.

26 July 2018: Distribution of veterinary medicinal products. The Autorité de la concurrence fines wholesale distributors of veterinary medicinal products and their professional association 16 million euros for anticompetitive practices

24 July 2017: Satellite Pay TV. The Autorité de la concurrence makes the commitments of Groupe Canal Plus binding, leaving subscribers free to choose their TV decoder.

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Opinions and decisions

Opinion 18-A-08 of 31 July 2018 regarding the freedom of establishment for notaries and the proposed revised establishment map, along with recommandations on the creation rate of new notary offices

Decision 18-D-15 regarding practices implemented in the distribution of veterinary medicinal products sector

Decision 18-D-14 of 24 July 2018 regarding practices implemented in the marketing of satellite TV decoders sector

Decision 18-D-13 of 20 July 2018 regarding practices implemented by Google in the online advertising sector

Opinion 18-D-12 of 18 July 2018 regarding a request for interim measures presented by the AGN Avocats Développement company in the legal services sector

Decision 18-D-11 of 4 July 2018 regarding practices implemented by the EDF group in the photovoltaic sector

Decision 18-D-10 of 27 June 2018 regarding practices implemented in the computer maintenance

Decision 18-D-09 of 21 June 2018 regarding the compliance with the commitments taken by the Randstad company in the Decision 09-D-05 of the Conseil de la concurrence of 2 February 2009

Decision 18-DCC-18 of 1 February 2018 relating to the acquisition of sole control of the company Concept Multimedia by the Axel Springer Group

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Procedural notices

Public consultation of 20 October 2017

Public consultation of 6 October 2017

Framework-Document of 10 February 2012 on Antitrust Compliance Programmes

Notice of 16 May 2011 on the Method Relating to the Setting of Financial Penalties

Procedural Notice on the French Leniency Programme Issued on 2 March 2009

Notice on Competition Commitments Issued on 2 March 2009