France: Cracking down on cartels
The French competition rules underwent their first overhaul in 15 years last year. Antoine Choffel and Luce Nollet discuss the implications for those doing business in France
A major reform was introduced last year with regard to French competition rules, which had not undergone significant legislative changes since 1986. A law on the New Economic Regulations (NER) was enacted on 15 May, 2001 modifying and codifying several important changes in the French Commercial Code, including its competition rules.
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