The Handbook of Competition Economics 2017

France

19 October 2016

Sanctions Sanctions pronounced by the French competition Authority (the Authority) reached a new record level of €1.25 billion in 2015. This level of sanction slightly exceeds the 2014 record level of €1.01 billion. In total, nine sanction decisions were issued in 2015, four of them condemning abuses of dominant position, four condemning anticompetitive agreements and one condemning both.