The Dutch Competition Authority fines taxi companies for bid rigging arrangements (Taxivervoer Rijnmond)

Introduction Following its investigations in 2009, the Dutch Authority for Consumers and Markets (hereinafter “ACM”) issued fines to several Dutch taxi companies for infringements of the Dutch cartel prohibition. According to the ACM the Rotterdamse Mobiliteit Centrale B.V. (hereinafter “RMC”) and several undertakings belonging to the BIOS-group (including BIOS Rijnmond Beheer B.V., BIOS Personenvervoer B.V., Zorgvervoercentrale Nederland B.V., Mytilus Edulis B.V. and Cetorhinus Maximus B.V.), infringed Article 6 of the Dutch Competition Act by setting up bid rigging arrangements and by dividing up the market for taxi services in the greater Rotterdam

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  • Smeets Van Empel advocaten (Amsterdam)

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Loes Brekhof, The Dutch Competition Authority fines taxi companies for bid rigging arrangements (Taxivervoer Rijnmond), 20 November 2012, e-Competitions Bulletin November 2012, Art. N° 57289

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