Marion Provost

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Marion Provost

Associate

Paris | 32 rue de Monceau, Paris 75008
+33 1 57 57 80 18 | +33 1 57 57 80 81

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Marion Provost, a senior associate in our Paris competition team, focuses her practice on all areas of competition law work. She is involved in a number of high profile mergers, cartel investigations, and abuse of dominance cases, and regularly advises clients both before the European and French competition authorities and courts.

Ms. Provost works for clients in various industries with a particular focus on the life sciences and food sectors, as well as the press sector, financial services and consumer goods. She has taught competition law at several French universities and regularly contributes to writing articles on the latest developments in competition law.

Prior to joining Dechert, Marion gained experience at other leading international law firms, including Linklaters and Norton Rose Fulbright.

Experience
  • A global support services company in the assessment of the opportunity to apply for leniency before the French Competition Authority (internal audit) and in the assessment of its compliance with certain rules of the French Commercial Code concerning price transparency and unfair commercial practices.
  • A leading consumer packaged food and beverage company in a merger control filing before the European Commission.
  • An international bank in the context of a major EU investigation concerning potential manipulation of the Euribor rate.
  • A manufacturer of electronic devices in the context of an investigation by the French Competition Authority concerning a potential abuse of dominant position and anticompetitive agreements with its distributors.
  • A sugar manufacturer during a dawn-raid conducted by the European Commission.
  • Various clients regarding the conduct of internal audits.
  • A wholesale distributor of automotive spare parts in a merger control filing before the European Commission.
  • A wholesale distributor of automotive spare parts in a merger control filing before the French Competition Authority regarding the acquisition of sole control over a retailer of automotive spare parts for light vehicles.
  • A manufacturer and distributor of frozen food in a merger control filing before the French Competition Authority regarding the acquisition of sole control over a competitor.
  • A French insurance company on merger control issues arising from the acquisition of the French insurance and bank activities of a UK financial institution, which requires clearance by the French Competition Authority.

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

Education
  • Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas, Master, 2008
  • Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas, MBA, 2009
  • Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas, MBA, Business Law and Management, 2009
Admissions
  • Paris
Languages
  • French
  • English