The Danish Competition Appeals Tribunal confirms decision concerning refusal of supply and restrictions to parallel trade within the railway engine spare part sector (Deutz)

On 9 December 2013, Danish Competition Appeals Tribunal (“DCAT”) confirmed the decision of the Danish Competition Council (“DCC”) of 12 June 2013, in which the German manufacture of industrial engines Deutz AG (“Deutz”) and their exclusive dealer in Scandinavia, Diesel Motor Nordic A/S (“Diesel Motor Nordic”), were held to have infringed Danish and European competition law. The infringements concern an illegal refusal to supply and hindrance of parallel trade (contrary to section 11 of the Danish competition Act and Articles 102 EU), and an illegal agreement to stop passive sales and parallel trade to the Danish market (contrary to section 6 of the Danish competition Act and Articles 101 EU). Background Deutz is a German manufacturer of train engines. Deutz sold diesel train engines to the

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  • Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (Copenhagen)

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Jacob Borum, The Danish Competition Appeals Tribunal confirms decision concerning refusal of supply and restrictions to parallel trade within the railway engine spare part sector (Deutz), 9 December 2013, e-Competitions Bulletin Parallel imports, Art. N° 66390

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