The French Competition Authority fines several manufacturers of home and personal care products for having implemented concerted practices (Colgate-Palmolive / Henkel / Reckitt Benckiser)

The Autorité de la concurrence fines concerted practices between manufacturers a total of 345,2 € millions and 605,9 € millions on each market concerned* The Autorité de la concurrence issues today a decision whereby it fines home care and personal care manufacturers for having implemented concerted practices. Between 2003 and 2006, on both markets, they coordinated their commercial policy towards supermarkets, and in particular their price increases. These two fines rank among the most significant fines pronounced by the Autorité de la concurrence, until now.  See information sheet 1 : the most important fines issued by the Autorité • The first infringement occurred in the market for home care products. Colgate-Palmolive, Henkel, Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Reckitt Benckiser, Sara

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority fines several manufacturers of home and personal care products for having implemented concerted practices (Colgate-Palmolive / Henkel / Reckitt Benckiser), 18 December 2014, e-Competitions December 2014, Art. N° 70665

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