The Cyprus Commission for the Protection of Competition imposes a fine of 2.1 million Euro on the Cyprus Cattle-farmers Association (Cyprus Cattle-farmers Association)

1. Background In its decision dated 17/10/2014 the Cypriot Commission for the Protection of Competition (the “CPC”) held that the Cyprus Cattle-farmers Association (also referred as “CCA” and the “association”) violated a number of provisions of the Cyprus Law on the Protection of Competition (“the Law”). The investigation that led to the decision commenced ex officio by the CPC in May 2012 following a number of media reports in various Cyprus newspapers which were criticizing the commercial practices of the said cattle producers association. The investigation initially had as its focus both sections 3 and 6 of the Law (and the respective analogous articles 101 and 102 of the TFEU) with a view to investigating the practices of the association towards the cattle farmers / members of it and

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Polyvios Panayides, The Cyprus Commission for the Protection of Competition imposes a fine of 2.1 million Euro on the Cyprus Cattle-farmers Association (Cyprus Cattle-farmers Association), 17 October 2014, e-Competitions Bulletin October 2014, Art. N° 73064

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