The Belgian Competition Authority considers that the commitments offered by two food retailers under the purchase alliance probe were proportionate and suitable to address potential restrictions of competition (Carrefour / Provera)

In its decision of 28 April 2021, the Belgian Competition Authority ("BCA") considered that the commitments offered by Carrefour and Provera under the purchase alliance probe were proportionate and suitable to address potential restrictions of competition. Following Carrefour's divestment offer, along with both companies' promises to only exchange information relating to their purchasing agreement, the BCA closed its ex officio investigation. Key takeaways The decision confirms the BCA's strict approach towards information

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Denis Fosselard, Donald Slater, The Belgian Competition Authority considers that the commitments offered by two food retailers under the purchase alliance probe were proportionate and suitable to address potential restrictions of competition (Carrefour / Provera) , 28 April 2021, e-Competitions April 2021, Art. N° 101201

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