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Press releases

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.

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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

Decision 18-D-23 of 24 October 2018 regarding practices implemented in the retail of outdoor power equipment

Decision 18-D-22 of 24 October 2018 regarding practices implemented in the take-away and home delivery of pizzas

Decision 18-D-21 of 8 October 2018 regarding practices implemented in the consumer goods sector in the Wallis-and-Futuna islands

Decision 18-D-20 of 5 October 2018 regarding practices implemented in the edition and marketing of IT management solutions designed for the agricultural profession

Opinion 18-A-09 of 3 October 2018 regarding competition in the the building materials markets in Mayotte and La Réunion

Decision 18-D-19 of 24 September 2018 regarding practices implemented in the public lighting sector in Ardèche

Decision 18-D-18 of 21 September 2018 regarding a request for interim measures by AGN Avocats in the legal services sector

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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Ongoing public consultations

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