The EU Commission seeks feedback on commitments offered by container liner shipping companies (Liner Shipping Case)

While public price announcements are common commercial practice in many markets, such announcements may be challenged as illegal price signalling if they have the object or effect of restricting competition among suppliers. The question remains, however, whether such announcements are unilateral actions or concerted practices, as only concerted practices are subject to Article 101 TFEU. According to the press

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Richard Burton, The EU Commission seeks feedback on commitments offered by container liner shipping companies (Liner Shipping Case), 7 August 2016, e-Competitions Bulletin August 2016, Art. N° 80691

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