The Slovenian Competition Authority acts for the first time in its capacity of sanctioning body while holding that provisions of a professional association restrict competition on the regulated book market (Piano)

This case started in February 2005, when a small independent book publisher Piano complained to the Slovenian Competition Authority that General conditions of operation of Slovenian book market, especially the provisions on uniform price and maximum discount, represents restrictive agreement which has as its object or effect the prevention, restriction or distortion of competition on Slovenian book market and therefore violates Article 5 of the Slovenian Prevention of the Restriction of Competition Act (“SPRCA”) concerning prohibition of restrictive agreements. The parties Slovenian Chamber of Commerce (“SCC”) is an independent expert-business organization established on the basis of special law with the purpose of developing of market economy, free enterprise and stimulating

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Andrej Fatur, The Slovenian Competition Authority acts for the first time in its capacity of sanctioning body while holding that provisions of a professional association restrict competition on the regulated book market (Piano), 1 February 2006, e-Competitions Bulletin February 2006, Art. N° 12137

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