The EU Commission fines a company for restricting cross-border sales in the Belgian beer market (AB InBev)

On 13 May 2019, the European Commission (the “Commission”) announced that it had issued a decision imposing a fine of just over € 200 million on AB InBev for breaching Article 102 Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (“TFEU”). According to the Commission, AB InBev abused its dominant position on the Belgian beer market by hindering imports of its Jupiler beer from the Netherlands. According to its press release, the Commission found that AB InBev

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Tim Kasten, The EU Commission fines a company for restricting cross-border sales in the Belgian beer market (AB InBev), 13 May 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin May 2019, Art. N° 90764

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