The French Competition Authority conducts an initial intermediary assessment of the commitments made by an online accommodation booking company (Booking.com)

The Autorité de la concurrence conducts an initial intermediary assessment of the commitments made by Booking.com.* The Autorité has not ruled out the possibility of issuing an opinion at its own initiative if the change in competition so requires, and is actively contributing to all of the actions taken at national and European level to more effectively oversee digital platforms' behaviour. In keeping with the calendar laid down in Autorité de la concurrence Decision 15-D-06 of 21 April 2015 (see press release of 21 April 2015), which had challenged the parity clauses applied by Booking.com in its contracts with hoteliers, the Autorité has conducted an intermediary assessment of changes on the market as part of inter partes proceedings. Today the Autorité de la concurrence is publishing

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority conducts an initial intermediary assessment of the commitments made by an online accommodation booking company (Booking.com), 9 February 2017, e-Competitions Bulletin Platforms, Art. N° 83546

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