20 December 2016: Mathieu Herondart has been appointed a member of the Board of the Autorité de la concurrence

Mathieu Herondart

Mathieu HERONDART, a senior judge at the French Supreme Court for Administrative Law, has been appointed, by a decree of the President of the French Republic, as a new member of the Board of the Autorité de la concurrence, among the members or former members of the French Administrative Supreme Court (Conseil d’État), the French Supreme Court (Cour de cassation), the French Court of Auditors (Cour des Comptes) or other criminal and administrative courts. He succeeds Isabelle de Silva, who was on 14 October appointed President of the Autorité (see press release).



Mathieu Herondart, who graduated from the High Commercial Studies School (Ecole des hautes études commerciales, HEC) and the National School of Administration (Ecole Nationale d’Administration, ENA - 2000), was appointed to the French Administrative Supreme Court (Conseil d’État) as he graduated from ENA. He was a « Rapporteur » (case officer) at the 10th under-section of the Council of State, then at the 9th and at the finance section (2000-2004). He then became Deputy Secretary-General of the Council as well as Secretary-General of the Commission for Financial Transparency in Political Life (Commission pour la transparence financière de la vie politique - 2004-2007). From Assistant Head of Office within the Cabinet of the French Minister of Justice (2007-2008), he later became director of administration and equipment at the Ministry of Justice. From 2008 to 2013, he served as Director, Deputy Secretary at the French Ministry of Justice, and that rejoined the Council of State. He has been a senior judge at the French Supreme Court for Administrative Law since 2015.

Mathieu Herondart is a Chevalier of the Ordre national du Mérite.

> See Mathieu Herondart’s nomination decree of 15 December 2016

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Reminder :

The Autorité de la concurrence is an independent administrative public authority which aims to maintain the proper function of competition in the markets.

It’s charged with three main missions:

- Detect and sanction anticompetitive practices (anticompetitive agreements, abuse of dominant position);
- Merger control (takeovers, mergers and acquisitions);
- Public recommendations - through opinions- in order to improve the functioning of the markets.

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