The Belgian Competition Council condemns the Belgian professional association of driving schools for price fixing (Test-Achats / Auto-écoles de Belgique)

I. The parties This case arose from a complaint of the Superior Institute of Driving (SID) and the Belgian Consumer Association ‘Test-Achats” (TA) lodged before the Belgian Competition Council (“the Council”) against the Belgian Federation of Professional Driving Schools (BFPDS). BFPDS is a professional association that counts as its members a large number of Belgian driving schools. BFDPS primary activities consist in disseminating market studies helpful to its members and, more importantly, price sensitive information. II. Background In its complaint, SID alleged that BFDPS had set the prices in the driving

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Alexandre Defossez, Nicolas Van Aken, The Belgian Competition Council condemns the Belgian professional association of driving schools for price fixing (Test-Achats / Auto-écoles de Belgique), 7 July 2008, e-Competitions Bulletin July 2008, Art. N° 22389

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