The Romanian Competition Council fines 6% of their turnover members of a cartel (Fresenius Medical care, Alsifcom Intermed, Opremi Medfarm)

The Romanian Competition Council (the “Council”) has issued earlier this year its decision 12/2008 (the “Decision”) regarding (i) the breach of art. 5(1) (f) of the competition Competition Law n° 21/1996 (the “Competition Law”), by Fresenius Medical care SRL, Alsifcom Intermed SRL and Opremi Medfarm SRL (ii) the breach of art. 9 of the Competition Law by the Ministry of Public Health. There are various matters that might be discussed in relation to the Decision, however this short paper aims to highlight only certain interesting developments and reasoning of the Council, without aiming to be an exhaustive commentary thereon. We note however the continued paucity of legal and economic analysis in cartel cases, despite its familiarity with the existing decisions issued at Community level.

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  • Peli Filip (Bucharest)

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Carmen Peli, The Romanian Competition Council fines 6% of their turnover members of a cartel (Fresenius Medical care, Alsifcom Intermed, Opremi Medfarm), 3 March 2008, e-Competitions Bulletin Public procurement, Art. N° 22373

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