The French Competition Authority sanctions 34 building and civil engineering companies for engaging in widespread anti-competitive agreements involving public procurement contracts in the Ile-de-France area (Ile-de-France Public works)

The Drapo software case: 34 building and civil engineering companies have been fined a total of 48 million euros by the Conseil de la Concurrence for engaging in widespread anti-competitive agreements involving public procurement contracts in the Ile-de-France (Greater Paris) area.* The Conseil de la Concurrence has imposed fines totalling 48 million euros on 34 companies for entering into prior agreements over the allocation of a large number of public calls for tender in the Ile-de-France (Greater Paris) area. The Conseil began proceedings ex officio following criminal prosecution of several individuals which started in 1994, but which was halted in November 2002 when the cases against the accused were dismissed. The Conseil de la Concurrence found that from the end of 1991

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority sanctions 34 building and civil engineering companies for engaging in widespread anti-competitive agreements involving public procurement contracts in the Ile-de-France area (Ile-de-France Public works), 21 March 2006, e-Competitions March 2006, Art. N° 60954

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