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Amaury Le Bourdon


CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats
2 rue Ancelle
92522 Neuilly-sur-Seine
Languages English, French, Spanish

Amaury Le Bourdon is a lawyer in the Competition and European Law Department since November 2013. 

He is mainly involved in competition and distribution law (antitrust, restrictive practices, merger control, unfair competition, private enforcement) and consumer law (advertising and sales promotion, consumer contracts, distance contracts, consumer products). 

His work covers consulting as well as litigation (before French or European competition authorities as well as before civil, commercial and administrative courts).

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Relevant experience

  • De Pardieu Brocas Maffei, trainee lawyer (2013)
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  • Professional Lawyer’s Certificate - CAPA (2013)
  • Master's degree in Distribution/Competition law, University of Lille II (2010)
  • Master's degree in Business law, University of Rennes I (2009)
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  • Member of AFEC (French Association for the Study of Competition)
  • Admitted to the Hauts-de-Seine Bar (2013)
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  • Mémento Concurrence-Consommation édition 2021, co-author - Editions Francis Lefebvre (Septembre 2020)
  • Memento Concurrence-Consommation 2020, co-author of the « Cartels and abuses of dominant position » section (October 2019)
  • Acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft: the Commission publishes its decision - Law-Now (May 2017)
  • Contract law reform – Input and first practical advice, co-author of the « Distribution/competition practice» section - Option Finance (April 2016)
  • Nintendo decision: resale price recommended during a press conference - Law-Now (July 2016)
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In or­der to meet the re­quire­ments set at European level1 for re­du­cing plastic, the Anti-Wastage & Cir­cu­lar Eco­nomy Law lays down the prin­ciple ac­cord­ing to which France has set it­self the ob­ject­ive of...
Anti-Wastage and Cir­cu­lar Eco­nomy Law
Law no. 2020-105 of 10 Feb­ru­ary 2020 on com­bat­ing wastage and on the cir­cu­lar eco­nomy (here­in­after "Anti-Wastage & Cir­cu­lar Eco­nomy Law"), which was one of the le­gis­lat­ive pri­or­it­ies for 2019/2020, should...
Re­in­force­ment and ex­ten­sion of the ex­ten­ded pro­du­cer re­spons­ib­il­ity (EPR)
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Meas­ures re­lat­ing to waste in the Anti-Wastage & Cir­cu­lar Eco­nomy Law
Re­in­force­ment of waste man­age­ment ob­lig­a­tions  "Waste" should be un­der­stood to mean "any sub­stance or any ob­ject, or more gen­er­ally any mov­able good, which the hold­er dis­poses of or which he in­tends...
Meas­ures re­lat­ing to wastage in the Anti-Wastage & Cir­cu­lar Eco­nomy Law
The Anti-Wastage & Cir­cu­lar Eco­nomy Law com­ple­ments the ex­ist­ing meas­ures in the com­bat against food wastage and in­tro­duces new ones for non-food products. Re­in­force­ment of meas­ures to com­bat food wastage...
New ob­lig­a­tions to in­form con­sumers
A cir­cu­lar eco­nomy ne­ces­sar­ily re­quires great­er trans­par­ency vis-à-vis the con­sumer. To this end, the Anti-Wastage & Cir­cu­lar Eco­nomy Law im­poses on com­pan­ies nu­mer­ous new ob­lig­a­tions in­ten­ded to bet­ter...
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Defin­i­tion of "seller" with­in the mean­ing of dir­ect­ive 1999/44 on guar­an­tees...
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Ac­quis­i­tion of Linked­In by Mi­crosoft: the Com­mis­sion pub­lishes its de­cision
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Nin­tendo de­cision: re­sale price re­com­men­ded dur­ing a press con­fer­ence
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Fight­ing food waste: A closer look at a re­cent rul­ing and law
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