The Austrian Supreme Court rules on exclusive purchase obligation in liquefied gas market

In a judgment issued on 1 December 2015, the Austrian Supreme Court (the “Court”) confirmed the ruling of the Higher Regional Court of Vienna, which had dismissed a request by the Austrian Cartel Authority (“ACA”) to prohibit five liquefied gas suppliers from imposing an exclusive purchase obligation for liquefied gas on customers to whom they rent gas tanks, and to fine these companies for individual or collective abusive practices. The proceedings

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Tim Kasten, The Austrian Supreme Court rules on exclusive purchase obligation in liquefied gas market, 1 December 2015, e-Competitions Bulletin December 2015, Art. N° 78010

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