Competition & Antitrust

Soulier Avocats assists its clients in competition & antitrust law to provide tailored responses to the needs of its clients:

Anti-competitive practices / merger control

Soulier Avocats’ Business Law team has an in-depth knowledge of anti-competitive practices. It regularly prepares and reviews contractual documents to ensure compliance with French and EU competition laws, including, but not limited to, with respect to vertical / horizontal restrictions. Our lawyers undertake upstream advisory works on the design and implementation of compliance programs, represent businesses in proceedings before the French Competition Authority and analyze the controllability of contemplated transactions under applicable merger control requirements and, as the case may be, proceed with the notification to the competent authorities.

Practices that restrict competition and unfair competition

Through their activities both as advisors and litigators, Soulier Avocats handles all issues related to practices that restrict competition and leverage on its expertise to prepare and negotiate all types of contracts. Our lawyers also represent and defend corporate clients in relation to disputes regarding sudden breach of established business relationships and significant imbalance in the parties’ rights and obligations.

With respect to unfair competition, Soulier Avocats’ team regularly reviews, validates and ensures compliance of business practices and marketing campaigns implemented by companies operating in highly competitive markets. Our lawyers also assist clients in initiating proceedings and defend companies sued by competitors for alleged unfair competition practices.