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The French Criminal Court of Grasse imposes a penalty on a professional organisation for practices aiming to limit access to the taxi sector (Georges C.)

The French Competition Council has very frequently condemned the fixing of minimum or imposed tariffs by professional associations which are then communicated to members to be applied as a violation of competition rules. The banality of prices fixed by professional associations can be explained by the fact that it took an organic law of 1st December 1986, the text upon which the French competition regime is essentially based, for prices to become free, thus ending a system of price fixing by public authorities. Following more than fifteen years of Competition Council decisions confirming such practices as infractions, price fixing by professional organisations seems to be

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  • Nest Avocats (Paris)

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Eric David, The French Criminal Court of Grasse imposes a penalty on a professional organisation for practices aiming to limit access to the taxi sector (Georges C.), 22 January 1999, e-Competitions January 1999, Art. N° 13153

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