December 1993

Unilateral Practices

The French Competition Authority fines a leading video game producer for imposing to its distributors the implementation of recommended resale prices through reminders, surveillance and threats of stopping deliveries (Bandai)
PPG Industries (Rueil-Malmaison)
Description of the impugned case The present case deals with Bondai’s price maintenance system for its video game console and software (principally the Nintendo one) in France in 1989. Investigations have showed that Bondai has regularly addressed recommended prices to its distributors by (...)


The Spanish Supreme Court dismisses the action brought by a number of ship owners against the monopoly in the oil sector for breach of Art. 82 EC (Isidoro Rodríguez)
London School of Economics (London)
At the time of the facts (late 1980s), Compañía Arrendataria de Monopolio de Petróleos, S.A. (hereinafter, “CAMPSA”), a State-owned company, controlled the oil sector in Spain. Isidoro Rodríguez, S.A., along with other 209 ship owners, brought an action for damages against CAMPSA for breach of (...)

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