Henri Génin has been appointed as Hearing Adviser to the Autorité de la concurrence.
Mr. Henri Génin, a judge, has been appointed as Hearing Adviser to the Autorité de la concurrence by an order of the Minister of Economy, Finance and Industry on 2 August 2011.
He succeeds the late Dominique Voillemot who died on 9 April 2011 (see tribute by the Autorité de la concurrence).
The Hearing Adviser, a position which was created by the law on the modernisation of the economy on 4 August 2008, is a procedural mediator who is available to assist companies which are either implicated or complainant, in order to prevent or defuse any problems involving the exercise of their rights throughout the inter partes proceedings related to the investigation of anticompetitive practices (more information on the role of the Hearing Adviser).
Henri Génin has been the Deputy Public Prosecutor at the Pontoise Court of First Instance since September 2010, and was previously Assistant Public Prosecutor, in charge of a General Secretariat at the Public Prosecutor’s office at the Versailles Court of Appeal (2005), after having been Deputy Public Prosecutor at the Paris Court of First Instance, assigned to the financial division (2001) (consult Henri Génin’s full CV – in French – as well as the favourable opinion issued on 24 June 2011 by the Board of the Autorité de la concurrence).
> Link to the Ministerial Order of 2 August 2011 appointing the Hearing Adviser (in French)
> Link to the favourable opinion of 24 June 2011 by the Board of the Autorité de la concurrence (in French)
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