The Austrian Highest Court of Appeal in competition matters confirms imposition of fines on Austrian film distributor for abuse of dominant position (Constantin)

In its judgment of 26 June 2006 in Case 16 Ok 3/06, the Austrian Highest Court of Appeal in competition matters (Oberster Gerichtshof als Rekursgericht in Kartellrechtssachen) confirmed the judgment of 21 December 2005, Case 26 Kt 95/03-50, of the Vienna High Court in competition matters (Oberlandesgericht Wien als Kartellgericht), by which the latter imposed a fine of EURO 150.000 on a company of the Austrian Constantin group, active in the distribution of films for the purpose of commercial exhibition (“Constantin”), for having abused its dominant position. 1. Background The present judgment of the Highest Court merely concerns the issue of the legality of fine imposed on

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Hanns Peter Nehl, The Austrian Highest Court of Appeal in competition matters confirms imposition of fines on Austrian film distributor for abuse of dominant position (Constantin), 26 June 2006, e-Competitions June 2006, Art. N° 12383

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