Antoine De Rohan Chabot
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Antoine de Rohan Chabot focuses his practice on corporate, commercial and antitrust matters. Antoine advises large multinationals on international contracts, transportation and logistics issues, distribution agreements and e-commerce cross-border issues, as well as EU/French antitrust cases and compliance programs. Read Antoine de Rohan Chabot's full bio.
By Antoine De Rohan Chabot, Mélanie Bruneau and Wilko van Weert on May 16, 2017
Posted In Distribution/Franchising, EC Developments
On 10 May 2017, the European Commission published its final report on the e-commerce sector inquiry. The report is divided into two sections, covering e-commerce issues in relation to consumer goods and digital content. It also identifies business practices that might restrict competition and limit consumer choice. It would be advisable for e-commerce businesses to...
By Antoine De Rohan Chabot and Mélanie Bruneau on Apr 18, 2017
Posted In EU Developments, Mergers & Acquisitions
In the past couple of years, the European Commission has decided to review and evaluate the functioning of different aspects of the EU merger control regime regulated by EU Regulation No. 139/2004 of 20 January 2004 on the control of concentrations between undertakings (the EU Merger Regulation), its implementing regulation and related notices and guidelines....
By Antoine De Rohan Chabot and Mélanie Bruneau on Dec 6, 2016
Posted In EC Developments, Mergers & Acquisitions
In October 2016, the European Commission launched a public consultation to continue the process of identifying possible areas of the EU Merger Regulation suitable for refinement, improvement and simplification.
E-Commerce: The European Commission Completes Its Preliminary Report on the E-Commerce Sector Inquiry
By Antoine De Rohan Chabot and Mélanie Bruneau on Sep 20, 2016
Posted In EC Developments
In May 2015, the European Commission (the Commission) launched a sector inquiry in the field of e-commerce in the context of its Digital Single Market strategy. Its aim was to obtain an overview of prevailing market trends, gather evidence on potential barriers to competition linked to the growth of e-commerce and understand the prevalence of certain,...
E-Commerce: National Competitions Authorities Weigh In on Sales Restrictions Regarding Online Marketplaces
By Antoine De Rohan Chabot and Mélanie Bruneau on Mar 2, 2016
Posted In EC Developments, EU Developments, German Developments
In May 2015, the European Commission launched a two-year, industry-wide inquiry into the e-commerce sector to gather data on the functioning of e-commerce markets, so as to identify possible competition concerns. This sector inquiry focuses particularly on potential barriers erected by companies to cross-border online trade in goods and services where e-commerce is most widespread...
By Antoine De Rohan Chabot on Feb 15, 2016
Posted In Cartel Enforcement, EC Developments
The Court of Justice of the European Union (Court),the EU’s highest court, recently issued a judgment in case C-603/13 P, Galp Energía España SA and others v Commission, reducing the fine imposed on certain companies that were found to have engaged in cartel behaviour. This decision overturned a decision of the General Court of the...