The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal holds both mother and sister companies to be jointly liable for the offence and penalty for price fixing and market sharing (Sepia Logistics ; Precision Concepts)

Competition Appeal Tribunal, 9 March 2007, Sepia Logistics Ltd and Precision Concepts Ltd v. Office of Fair Trading, Case n° 1072/1/1/06 ; [2007] CAT 13 http://www.bailii.org/uk/cases/CAT/... Suppliers of aluminium double glazing spacer bars had infringed the prohibition contained in s. 2 (1) of the Competition Act 1998, namely Chapter I of the Prohibition. The suppliers were EWS Manufacturing Ltd (“EWS”); Ulmke Metals Ltd (“Ulmke”); Thermoseal Group Ltd (“Thermoseal”); and Double Quick Supplyline Ltd (“DQS”). Precision Concepts Ltd (“PC”) is the ultimate parent company of DQS. The content of the infringement included customer allocation/market sharing in relation to certain ‘target' customers, fixing a target price in relation to those ‘target' customers, and a non-compete arrangement which

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Sanna Laila Shahzada, The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal holds both mother and sister companies to be jointly liable for the offence and penalty for price fixing and market sharing (Sepia Logistics ; Precision Concepts), 9 March 2007, e-Competitions March 2007, Art. N° 14013

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