The Paris Court of Appeal partly confirms the decision of the Competition authority imposing a global fine of € 37 million on 5 toy manufacturers and 3 distributors for an agreement to fix Christmas toys’ resale prices (EPSE Joué Club)

Description of the impugned case This case involves a straightforward RPM system agreed among suppliers on the one hand and applied between suppliers and between distributors on the other hand. The Conseil de la concurrence (now Autorité de la concurrence) imposed a global fine of € 37 M on 5 toy manufacturers and 3 distributors for having, during Christmas time, during several years, agreed to fix a single retail price of their products. The

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Nizar Lajnef, The Paris Court of Appeal partly confirms the decision of the Competition authority imposing a global fine of € 37 million on 5 toy manufacturers and 3 distributors for an agreement to fix Christmas toys’ resale prices (EPSE Joué Club), 28 January 2009, e-Competitions Bulletin January 2009, Art. N° 32530

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