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Michel Ponsard
Partner
Paris's office
Brussels's office

m.ponsard@uggc.com
Phone: +33 1 56 69 70 00

Languages : French English

Biography
Partner of UGGC Law Firm (1998)
Admitted to the Paris Bar (1992)
Law Degree in International and European Law, Paris and Brussels Law Schools
Postgraduate Degree (DESS) in International Business Law and European Law.

Member, Executive Committee, Association Française pour l’Etude du Droit de la Concurrence (French Association for the Study of Competition Law)
Member, International Bar Association (IBA), antitrust section.
General Secretary - Desk of the Executive Committee of the Competition Studies Association

Career
Associate, UGGC Law Firm (1993-1998)
Associate, Berlioz & Co
Associate, Slaughter and May (Paris)
Associate, Jeantet (Bruxelles)

Practice Law
Domestic and European Union competition and distribution law
Anti-trust regulation
Commercial agreements
Commercial litigation
Publishing law
Car dealership law

+ Publications


November 2014
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Indemnisation du préjudice découlant d'une entente : la théorie du passing on defense reconnue mais encadrée
Dalloz revues
July 2014
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Loi Hamon : Quel impact sur les contrats d'affaires ?
AJ Contrats
April 2014
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New administrative penalties

March 2014
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The scope of Regulation No 330/2010 (Caen, 4 October 2013) "

February 2014
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The regulation of commercial practices
A reform of the French law while waiting for the European law?
September 2013
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The significant imbalance: achievements and prospects
Contrats Concurrence Consommation
February 2013
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The European Court of Justice specifies the regime of the quantitative selection criteria in a selective distribution system under the motors vehicle block exemption regulation
e-Competitions
October 2012
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French Update
Antitrust, International Bar Association
August 2012
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Contractual practices and Competition law
Concurrence Review
March 2011
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Special report – Legal and tax aspects of LBOs: applications of concentration transaction control
Journal des Sociétés
February 2008
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The 2007 Handbook of competition Enforcement Agencies - Overview - France
Global Competition Review
May 2007
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Selective distribution and sale on the Internet
Les Echos
April 2007
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Municipal land offer and free competition
Les Echos
November 2006
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Clemency for denunciators
Les Echos
May 2006
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Law n° 2005-882 dated 2 August 2005 in favour of small and medium-size companies
Newsletter " Antitrust ", International Bar Association Legal Practice Division
April 2006
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Selective distribution: the rules clarified
Les Echos
October 2005
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Suspension of a merger operation
Les Echos
June 2005
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What validation for a vertical agreement
Les Echos
May 2005
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Prescription: the Competition Council specifies the rules
Les Echos
December 2004
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Control of concentrations in 2003
Droit des Sociétés - Revue mensuelle du Juris-Classeur
November 2004
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Le contrôle des opérations de concentration et les entreprises en redressement et liquidation judiciaires
Revue des procédures collectives civiles et commerciales
September 2004
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Control of concentrations and corporate recovery and liquidation proceedings
Revue des procédures collectives civiles et commerciales
September 2004
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Competition and the Order of 25 March 2004
Les Echos
May 2004
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The State Council refines its jurisprudence on concentrations
La Tribune
March 2004
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The law on financial security changes the game for credit institutions
Les Echos
September 2003
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The new safeguards for trade negotiations
La Tribune
June 2003
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Control of concentrations and commitments in intellectual property
LegalBiznet
April 2003
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The guidelines project of the DGCCRF delicate points in the control of concentrations
Contrats Concurrence Consommation - JurisClasseur n°2
February 2003
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Merger control, DGCCRF guidelines
Les Échos
January 2003
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The new regime of concentrations control
Revue Droit des sociétés
December 2002
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Concentrations law : new French regime, comparison with the European regime
www.legalbiznext.com
July 2002
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Product Directive, the European Court of Justice finally pronounces
La Tribune de l'Assurance
February 2002
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To a rapprochement of legislations
l'AGEFI
June 2001
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Les Plates-formes de commerce business to business
Les cahiers juridiques et fiscaux de l'exportation
May 2001
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Multiple chemes of producer responsibility
La Tribune de l'assurance
May 2001
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Platforms of business to business commerce
Cahiers juridiques et fiscaux de l’exportation
May 2001
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The European Commission fines a third for a concentration
Les Echos
February 2001
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Concentrations : Paris rejoins Brussels
La Lettre des Juristes d'Affaires
April 2000
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+ Awards
UGGC Law Firm is recommended in the International Reference Guide 'Legal 500' edition 2014/2015 in EU Competition & Distribution
Legal 500
September 2014
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UGGC recognized for its high reputation in Franchising law
Décideurs (Marketing - Internet - Médias - Distribution)
December 2013
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UGGC recognized for its high reputation in Distribution law.
Décideurs (Marketing - Internet -Médias - Distribution)
December 2013
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UGGC Law Firm is recommended in the International Reference Guide 'Legal 500' (2013/2014 edition) in EU competition and distribution
Legal 500 - 2013/2014 Edition
July 2013
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UGGC Law Firm ranked among the law firms specialized in litigation of claims and defective products
Option Finance droit des affaires
May 2013
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UGGC Law Firm is recognized for its Strong reputation in franchise law
Guide annuaire Décideurs 2012-2013
April 2013
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UGGC Law Firm is recognized for its Strong reputation in distribution law
Guide annuaire Décideurs 2012-2013
April 2013
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UGGC Law Firm is recognized for its Strong reputation in competition law
Guide annuaire Décideurs 2012-2013
April 2013
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UGGC Law Firm is recommended in the International Reference Guide 'Legal 500' (edition 2012/2013) in European law, competition and distribution
Legal 500 2012/2013
October 2012
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UGGC & Associés is recommended for its Strong Reputation in Distribution law
Leaders League
March 2011
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UGGC & ASsociés is recommended for its Strong Reputation in Competition law
Magazine Décideurs
March 2011
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UGGC & Associés is Recommended for its European competition law and distribution law activities
Legal 500 France
May 2010
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UGGC & Associés is commended for its Reputable Practice in Competition Law
Décideurs magazine
April 2009
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+ Deals
UGGC & Associés counsels to Arc International for a concentration
December 2004
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