EU and competition

Bersay Competition and Economic Law Department advises its clients on competition, distribution, commercial and consumer contracts:

French and European competition law

Restrictions of competition (cartels, collusive agreements or concerted practices, abuses of dominant position):

  • representation of clients before French and EU competition authorities and courts,
  • assistance in the framework of down-raids investigations by French or EU competition authorities,
  • conduct of antitrust audits and compliance programs,
  • assistance in setting up preventive measures against anti-competitive and restrictive practices,
  • assistance in the drafting of cooperation agreements (R&D, specialization and technology transfer agreements, etc.).

State aids

  • review of projects under State aids rules / advice to beneficiary companies,
  • assistance in preparing filings before the European Commission.


  • assistance in setting up distribution, franchise or commercial agency networks,
  • protection of exclusive or selective distribution networks.

Consumer law

  • Retail sales regulations,
  • Advertising, customer loyalty programmes, distance sales,
  • Promotional sales operations (games, lotteries, bonuses, etc.),
  • Consumer credit.

Merger Control

  • conduct of feasibility studies,
  • merger filings with the Autorité de la concurrence and the European Commission,
  • handling of multi-jurisdiction filings.




Bersay - 31, avenue Hoche, 75008 Paris 
Tél. : +33 1 56 88 30 00


Bersay - 31, avenue Hoche, 75008 Paris 
Tél. : +33 1 56 88 30 00