The Spanish Supreme Court validates the Competition Authority’s interpretation of excessive prices (Explosivos de Canarias)

On May 29, 2013, the Spanish Supreme Court issued judgment number 2660/2013 on the appeal that Canarias Explosivos, S.A. (“Canarias Explosivos”) submitted against the judgment of the Spanish National Court (Audiencia Nacional) on December 10, 2009. The Supreme Court considered that there were no grounds to justify an annulment of the contested judgment and, as a result, confirmed both the judgment of the Spanish National Court and the decision of the Spanish Competition Commission (“CNC”) [1], which lawfully gauged the structural and comparative criteria to confirm the existence of excessive prices. Background Canarias Explosivos operates explosive depots and distributes explosives in the Canary Islands on an exclusive basis. On December 2, 2005, an industry association, Asociación de

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers

Already Subscribed? Sign-in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.

Read one article for free

Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.

 

PDF Version

Authors

Quotation

Cani Fernández, Cristina Vila Gisbert, Borja Palacios Moreno, The Spanish Supreme Court validates the Competition Authority’s interpretation of excessive prices (Explosivos de Canarias), 29 May 2013, e-Competitions May 2013, Art. N° 68825

Visites 188

All issues

  • Latest News issue 
  • All News issues
  • Latest Special issue 
  • All Special issues