The Danish Competition Council finds that the national incumbent postal carrier has abused its dominant position through loyalty enhancing rebates (Post Danmark)

On 22 December 2010, the Danish Competition Council («DCC«) adopted a decision finding that the Danish incumbent postal carrier, Post Danmark A/S («Post Danmark«) had abused its dominant position in the national market for magazine mail by (i) granting individual target rebates to four large magazine mail customers; and (ii) providing for minimum thresholds per magazine title per posting (minimum requirements) in order to qualify as magazine mail. This constituted an infringement of Section 11 in the Danish Competition Act («the Act«) and Article 102 TFEU. Background On 25 June 2008, the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority («the Authority«) carried out dawn raids at Post Danmark and one or more of its customers. The DCC has previously dealt with Post Danmark‘s price and rebate

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  • Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (Copenhagen)

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Jacob Borum, The Danish Competition Council finds that the national incumbent postal carrier has abused its dominant position through loyalty enhancing rebates (Post Danmark), 22 December 2010, e-Competitions December 2010, Art. N° 44198

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