The Portuguese Competition Authority sanctions supplier recommended retail sale prices materially imposed as minimum prices before retailers (Sera / Unipessoal)

I. Background The Portuguese Competition Authority (PCA) decision of 21 March 2013, in case PRC 2009/12, was triggered by an antitrust complaint of June 2009, filed by a national online retailer (Pet4you) active in the sale to end consumers of aquarium products against Sera GmbH and Sera Portugal Unipessoal, Lda . The retailer’s complaint was based on measures adopted by the supplier aimed at fixing the retail sale price of its products in the Portuguese territory. II. The factual measures adopted by the supplier before retailers, per PCA decision Per PCA decision, supplier SERA GMBH, the parent company of Sera Portugal, on February 27, 2008 sent an e-mail to the online retailer Pet4you, ordering

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  • Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados (Porto)
  • Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados (Porto)

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Carlos Botelho Moniz, Eduardo Maia Cadete, The Portuguese Competition Authority sanctions supplier recommended retail sale prices materially imposed as minimum prices before retailers (Sera / Unipessoal), 21 March 2013, e-Competitions Bulletin March 2013, Art. N° 70831

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