Lecturer at Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense.
Regardless of the legal system in question, vertical restraints have always benefited from a special, preferential set of rules. The reasons for this favored treatment are explained by the economic analysis which highlights the contribution of this type of restraint to the optimization of distribution networks.
Muriel Chagny et Bruno Deffains
Muriel Chagny is Professor of Private Law and Criminal Science at the Faculty of Law and Political Science at the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines.
Bruno Deffains is Professor of Economics.
The place taken up by damages for competitive harm largely depends on the effectiveness of the law of anticompetitive practices and competition law in general. This is the conclusion of the authors who, beyond a mere analysis of positive law, explore the options of development with regard to the Directive of 26 November 2014.