The Spanish Competition Authority fines the national kennel club for imposing unfair conditions on dog owners and raising barriers to entry for potential rivals (Royal Canine Society of Spain)

The CNMC fines the Royal Canine Society of Spain for hindering the activity of rival associations and discriminating against canine judges.* The Royal Canine Society of Spain (RSCE in Spanish) has abused its dominant position to hinder the entry of other organisations, which are authorised by law, to participate in several markets. The abuse has resulted both in the establishment of restrictions imposed on the owners of dogs from other associations to access the international market and in the restrictions imposed on their judges to participate in other organisations' shows. Madrid. May 26, 2022.- The CNMC has fined the Royal Canine Society of Spain (RSCE in Spanish) 142,996 euros for abuse of a dominant position, which is prohibited by Article 2 of the

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Spanish Competition Authority, The Spanish Competition Authority fines the national kennel club for imposing unfair conditions on dog owners and raising barriers to entry for potential rivals (Royal Canine Society of Spain), 26 May 2022, e-Competitions June 2022 - II, Art. N° 106962

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