Region: French Guiana

Top French court dismisses Orange's damages appeal

France’s top court has upheld a ruling ordering Orange to pay damages for abusing its dominance in several French territories but the judgment remitted the case back to a lower court to recalculate interest payments.

03 March 2023

Orange loses follow-on damages appeal

A French appellate court has thrown out Orange’s appeal against a follow-on claim by rival telecommunications provider Digicel, but reduced the amount of damages it must pay by nearly €100 million.

23 June 2020

French enforcer fines but allows exclusivity in overseas territory

France’s Competition Authority has fined two biomedical companies for operating an exclusive distribution scheme in French Guiana – but permitted the arrangement to continue, due to the specialised nature of distributing medical devices overseas.

31 May 2019

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