The Competition Law & Economic Law team of lawyers works for French and international clients in all areas of economic law.

His expertise covers, in particular in consulting and litigation:

  • competition audits associated with M&A transactions
  • filing of concentrations with the Autorité de la concurrence and the European Commission, as well as with other national competition authorities in cooperation with our correspondents
  • advice and litigation on anti-competitive practices (vertical and horizontal agreements, abuse of a dominant position)
  • drafting, and competitive analysis of industrial agreements (supply agreements, specialization agreements, cooperation agreement, technology transfer or R&D agreements)
  • establishment and management of distribution networks (exclusive / selective distribution)
  • setting up of French and international franchise networks
  • assistance in the creation of on-line sales websites and platforms
  • assistance in formalizing relationships between suppliers and distributors (annual commercial negotiation)
  • drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts (supply, cooperation, outsourcing contracts) outsourcing)
  • setting up and review of pricing policies (general conditions of sale and purchase, commercial cooperation agreements, promotional actions)
  • drafting of sweepstakes, competitions and other promotional actions
  • assistance in the framework of advertising campaigns
  • advice and litigation on « restrictive practices » (brutal termination of established commercial relationships, invoicing, resale at a loss, discriminating practices, etc.)
  • advice and litigation on unfair competition and parasitism

2023 | Competition & Economic Law : Firm selected by the list of best law firms produced by Le Point


Legal 500 EMEA 2020
EU, competition and distribution: Band 5
Ginestie Magellan Paley-Vincent

Legal 500 Paris 2020
European law, competition and distribution: Group 5
Ginestié Magellan Paley-Vincent's practice brings together a team of four lawyers working under the supervision of Pierre de Montalembert and Emmanuel Schulte. the team deals with several competition law cases relating to anti-competitive practices and concentrations. She also assists numerous French and international groups in managing their distribution law cases; it advises them in particular on their trade policies. Finally, she manages several disputes before the DGGCCRF.  

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2023 Ranking - Competition and Distribution - Merger control 
Strong notoriety: Pierre de Montalembert and Emmanuel Schulte

2023 Ranking - Competition and Distribution - Antitrust 
Strong notoriety: Pierre de Montalembert and Emmanuel Schulte

2023 Ranking - Competition and Distribution - Distribution Law 
Renowned practice: Emmanuel Schulte and Pierre de Montalembert 


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2023 | Competition / Antitrust Law : Pierre de Montalembert / Emmanuel Schulte

2023 | European Union Law: Pierre de Montalembert 


2020 | European Union Law : Pierre de Montalembert