09 November 2018: Dawn raids. The General Rapporteur of the Autorité de la concurrence indicates that unannounced inspections have been carried out yesterday in the sectors of engineering and technology consulting, IT services and software publishing
29 October: Freedom of establishment of lawyers at the French Administrative Supreme Court and the French Supreme Court
24 October 2018: Online retail of outdoor power equipment. The Autorité de la concurrence fines the manufacturer Stihl 7 million euros for having prevented its authorized distributors from selling its products online
18 October: Restaurant chains. The Autorité de la concurrence clears the acquisition of Sushi Shop Group by AmRest Holdings (KFC, Starbucks, Pizza Hut, Burger King, la Tagliatella)
18 October: Distribution of sporting goods. The Autorité de la concurrence clears the acquisition of Sport 2000 by Activa Capital (Atlas for Men, Look Cycle)
18 October: Healthcare/ Launch of a public consultation. Within the framework of its sector-specific inquiry into the distribution of medicinal products and the chemical pathology field, the Autorité de la concurrence launches a public consultation in order to collect contributions from the relevant professionals.
16 October 2018: Healthcare institutions sector. The Autorité clears the acquisition of the Capio group by Ramsay Générale de Santé.
25 September 2018: e-Health. The Autorité de la concurrence clears the acquisition of joint control of Nouvéal by Malakoff Médéric and La Poste
24 September 2018: Public lighting in Ardèche.The Autorité de la concurrence has fined a company in Ardèche for entering into agreements with competitors to secure public procurement contracts
21 September 2018: The European Commission refers two merger operations to the Autorité de la concurrence in the automobile and healthcare establishments sectors.
Opinions and decisions
Opinion 18-A-11 of 25 October 2018 regarding the freedom of establishment and recommendations on the creation of lawyers' positions at the French Administrative Supreme Court and the French Supreme Court
Ongoing public consultations