The EU Commission sends Statement of Objections to two banks over collusion in the market for trading Euro-denominated bonds (Deutsche Bank / Rabobank)

Antitrust: Commission sends Statement of Objections to Deutsche Bank and Rabobank over Euro-denominated bonds trading cartel case* The European Commission has informed Deutsche Bank and Rabobank of its preliminary view that they breached EU antitrust rules by colluding to distort competition when trading Euro-denominated Sovereign, SSA (Supra-Sovereign, Foreign Sovereign, Sub-Sovereign/Agency), Covered and Government Guaranteed bonds. The Commission has concerns that between 2005 and 2016 the two banks, through some of their traders, exchanged commercially sensitive information and coordinated their pricing and trading strategies when trading these bonds in the secondary market in the European Economic Area (‘EEA'). These exchanges would have taken place mainly through emails and

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  • European Commission - DG COMP (Brussels)

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European Commission, The EU Commission sends Statement of Objections to two banks over collusion in the market for trading Euro-denominated bonds (Deutsche Bank / Rabobank), 6 December 2022, e-Competitions December 2022, Art. N° 109875

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