A Czech Regional Court rules that it is not possible to declare a concurrent breach of Czech and Community competition laws (Tupperware)

On 1st November 2007, the Regional Court in Brno quashed a decision of the Chairman of the Office for the Protection of Competition (the “Office”) which imposed a fine of CZK 2,300,000 on Tupperware Czech Republic for a breach of Section 3(1) of the Czech Competition Act for the period until the entry to the European Union and of concurrent breach of Section 3(1) of the Czech Competition Act and Article 81 EC since the entry into the EU until 5 October 2005 [1]. µ According to the Office, Tupperware violated the said provisions by (i) requiring its distributors to maintain the recommended catalogue prices which practice amounted to indirect price fixing and (ii) requiring the distributors not to resale and/or export the delivered products and not to cooperate with businesses which would

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Jiri Kindl, A Czech Regional Court rules that it is not possible to declare a concurrent breach of Czech and Community competition laws (Tupperware), 1 November 2007, e-Competitions November 2007, Art. N° 19961

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