The EU Commission fines suppliers of optical disc drives for cartel (Philips)

Antitrust: Commission fines suppliers of optical disc drives € 116 million for cartel* The European Commission has fined eight optical disc drive suppliers a total of €116 million for having coordinated their behaviour in relation to procurement tenders organised by two computer manufacturers, in breach of EU antitrust rules. The European Commission has fined eight optical disc drive suppliers a total of €116 million for having coordinated their behaviour in relation to procurement tenders organised by two computer manufacturers, in breach of EU antitrust rules. Optical disc drives ("ODDs") read or record data stored on optical disks, such as CDs, DVDs or Blu-ray.They are used for instance in personal computers, CD and DVD players and video game consoles. The anticompetitive conduct

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European Commission, The EU Commission fines suppliers of optical disc drives for cartel (Philips), 21 October 2015, e-Competitions Bulletin October 2015, Art. N° 76396

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