Competition Advocacy in France: A Leverage for Compliance with EU Law?

Liza Bellulo, Jun 28, 2013

The Autorité de la concurrence has been entrusted with an advisory role for 26 years, but since 2008 this function has benefitted from the revamping of competition regulation and from the introduction of a constitutional requirement to carry out regulatory impact assessments, which led to the publication in July 2012 of a Guide drafted by the Autorité.

While this advocacy function mainly aims at stimulating domestic competitiveness and democratic accountability-MPs must be in a position to check whether the benefits of regulation exceed their costs-it also constitutes leverage for compliance with EU law, as illustrated by the three following examples.

Links to Full Content

https://www.competitionpolicyinternational.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=3138&action=edit

ACCESS TO THIS ARTICLE IS RESTRICTED TO SUBSCRIBERS

Please sign in or join us
to access premium content!