The Taiwan Fair Trade Commission fines a company for restraining market competition by boycotting the winning bidder of a government project (Dell Taiwan)

Introduction On May 7, 2015, the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission (TFTC) fined Dell Corporation of Taiwan (Dell Taiwan) two million New Taiwan dollars (approximately 66,000 US dollars) for requesting distributors and resellers of SonicWALL, an indispensable software for the performance of the government procurement project in this case, not to sell the software to the winning bidder of the project. Dell Taiwan was found to have violated the then Article 19-1 of the Taiwan Fair Trade Act (TFTA), which provides in part that “No enterprise shall engage in any of the following acts that is likely to restrain competition or impede fair competition… 1. causing another enterprise to discontinue supply, purchase, or other business transactions with a particular enterprise for the purpose of

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Andy Chen, The Taiwan Fair Trade Commission fines a company for restraining market competition by boycotting the winning bidder of a government project (Dell Taiwan), 7 May 2015, e-Competitions May 2015, Art. N° 73829

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