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Emmanuel Tricot

Expertise

  • Antitrust procedure and compliance
  • Merger control
  • Commercial contracts and disputes
  • Distribution networks / Franchise / e-commerce
  • DGCCRF procedure
  • Consumer law
  • Regulatory law
  • European law

About

A professional in French and European economic law and French commercial law, Emmanuel intervenes before all French and European courts.

A specialist in competition investigations, he assists his clients upstream (compliance and audit) as well as downstream, for their disputes before the European Commission and the French Competition Authority (cartel and abuse of dominance).

His practice is recognised in distribution law (including issues related to the Internet sphere), franchise law, as well as consumer and advertising law. Emmanuel has, for example, supported the creation or development of numerous distribution networks (as well as platforms or electronic companies) in France and in some countries of the European Union (Spain, Italy, Belgium, Germany), for Michelin, Xiaomi, the LVMH group, Zalando, GrandOptical, Générale d'Optique, Quick fast-foods, Brooks Brothers, Groupon...

His expertise in commercial contracts and commercial relations disputes, as well as in “private enforcement of competition law”, is also well-known, with notable interventions in the following sectors: industry, energy, automobile and aeronautics, health, consumer products, agri/agro, chemicals, etc.

His practice is also recognised in the fields of sectoral regulation (health, energy, transport, telecommunications, etc.). He assists the firm's clients in all their interactions with the DGCCRF, DREETS and DDPP (misleading commercial practices, compliance with payment deadlines, regulations and product safety, regulatory infractions, etc.).

He has significant experience of merger operations (France, EU and multi-jurisdiction of merger filing) and the implementation of State aid and anti-dumping regulations, in France, European Union and Africa.

Emmanuel's practice is recognised by French and international lawyer rankings (Legal 500; Leaders League ranking in 8 categories: Antitrust, Competition Compliance, Commercial Litigation, Distribution Law, Merger Control, Franchise Law, Deregulation & Regulated sectors, State aid; by the Le Point ranking of law firms in “Commercial, business and competition law”…), and individually by the Best Lawyers in France ranking in the categories “ Competition / Antitrust Law” and “European Law”.

Emmanuel has taught civil law, commercial law and competition law at the Universities of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Versailles, Paris Nord and the Institute of Political Studies (Sciences-Po Paris).

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