The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal laid down that duration of infringement is not essential in fixing penalty for concerted practices (Sepia Logistics / Precision Concepts)

DQS, EWS Manufacturing Limited, Ulmke Metal Limited and Thermoseal were all active suppliers of aluminium spacer bar in the market. In March 2002, the OFT received an anonymous written complaint alleging price-fixing by manufacturers and distributors in the aluminium spacer bar market for double-glazing. The OFT began to investigate the matter and documents were found at the premises of the parties (but not UKae) which indicated that they were involved in agreement and/or concerted practice to fix prices and share the market for the supply of aluminium spacer bars. The OFT concluded that these suppliers

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Ahana Sikdar, The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal laid down that duration of infringement is not essential in fixing penalty for concerted practices (Sepia Logistics / Precision Concepts), 9 March 2007, e-Competitions March 2007, Art. N° 15769

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