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EU, competition and distribution
EU, competition and distribution - ranked: tier 2

Grall & Associés

Jointly led by Charles-Henri Calla and Jean-Christophe Grall, the practice at Grall & Associés covers the full gamut of antitrust and competition work, including complex distribution and intellectual property law issues. The team is currently representing Lactalis in its appeal against the high-profile decision of the FCA to fine the participants of the 'yogurt cartel' €192m, as well as in a damages claim filed by a competitor on the grounds of abuse of dominant position and predatory pricing. Merger control highlights included Calla's advice to the Groupe Mutuelle Nationale des Hospitaliers (GMNH) on its acquisition of a spin-off of UK Rentokil, and his advice to Perrigault on the creation of a joint venture with Mediterranean Shipping Company. Heavyweight clients also instructed the firm to handle complex distribution law matters and high-stakes litigation proceedings.

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