The Italian Competition Authority fines three regional providers of public sector uniforms €36,000 for bid rigging (Galleria / Gim / Orsi)

The Italian Competition Authority finds a bid rigging practice in the market for professional clothing* The Italian Competition Authority (ICA) has recently closed its antitrust enquiry opened in the Professional Work Wear case issuing an infringement decision. [1] It found three suppliers of professional work wear, Galleria dello Sport (Galleria), Confezioni Gim (Gim) and Confezioni Orsi (Orsi), guilty of implementing an anticompetitive agreement. They infringed Article 101 TFEU and the correspondent national provision of Article 2 of the Law no. 287/90 because they coordinated their responses to the tender competitive procedures organized in 2018 by a number of Tuscany-based local public entities for the selection of the suppliers of professional work wear. The ICA qualified the

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Michele Giannino, The Italian Competition Authority fines three regional providers of public sector uniforms €36,000 for bid rigging (Galleria / Gim / Orsi), 1 March 2022, e-Competitions March 2022, Art. N° 106699

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