Practice Areas

Altana benefits from the experience and reputation of its partners – all recognized among the best in their specialties.

Economic and Competition Law

Our Economic & Competition Law team, made up of seven lawyers, advises and assists our clients on all aspects of Economic and Competition Law. Decidedly internatio­nal, the team advises and assists leading foreign groups (mainly Japanese, Korean, American and European) and their subsidiaries, locat­ed in France and Europe in many different business sectors.

Competition law

  • Mergers/Ententes (vertical and horizontal)
  • Abuse of dominant positions/Abuse of economic dependence
  • State aid and EU regulations relating to businesses

Distribution law

  • Distribution channels/issues relating to internet distribution
  • All types of distribution contracts (referencing agreements, agency agreements, commission agreements, brokerage agreements, business referral agreements, cooperation, sponsoring and patronage agreements, etc)
  • Production, partnership and trademark licence agreements.

Consumer law

  • Deceptive or aggressive marketing practices (false advertising etc), issues relating to the sale of goods at a loss
  • Validity of promotional campaigns (refund offers, sale with bonus etc)
  • DGCCRF [French Office of Fair Trading] investigation and audit

Our team provides legal assistance and acts as a think tank, often above and beyond the required level of commercial strategies as well as representing our clients before the courts.

Our Economic and Competition Law team was notably featured in Décideurs  [Leaders League] and Legal 500.

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