The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides – France Competition Litigation

11 August 2023 Publications

Written by Yelena Trifounovitch and Anna Biganzoli

Published on The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides 2023

Competition damages litigation in France is rapidly expanding, with French courts adopting an increasingly claimant-friendly stance. Courts are showing both an increasing willingness and expertise to hear such claims, with companies equally showing an increasing willingness to litigate”.

We summarize key points to bear in mind on procedure, assessment of damages and interest, defences as well as our thoughts on key developments ahead – including the impact of the EU Damages Directive and French courts’ increasing willingness to facilitate redress and attract more cases internationally. Read more