The Belgian Competition Council finds a non-profit association guilty of price fixing but does not impose any fine (AIAB)

1. Parties The present case arose from a complaint lodged by Review Applications of Communication (“RAC”), a firm active in communications applications before the Belgian Competition Council (“the Council), against a non-profit association, the Association of Interior Architects of Belgium (“AIAB”) which boasts 180 members, mostly active in the Flemish region of Belgium. 2. Facts In its complaint, RAC claimed that AIAB's “deolontogical standard” for the fees of interior architects entailed an unlawful horizontal price-fixing agreement, in violation of article 2 of the law on the protection of economic competition (“LPEC”),

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  • European University Institute (Florence)
  • Liaison Agency Flanders-Europe (Vleva) (Brussels)

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Nicolas Petit, Kelly Digneffe, The Belgian Competition Council finds a non-profit association guilty of price fixing but does not impose any fine (AIAB), 25 July 2008, e-Competitions July 2008, Art. N° 22333

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