The Italian National Competition Authority fines € 210.000 a duty free operator for misleading advertising on the basis of unfair competition provisions (Italian Consumers Association/Aereoporti di Roma)

The Italian National Competition Authority decision number 19028, issued on October 23rd, 2008, focuses on unfair competition in commercial activities. In this case, the Italian National Consumers Association made a complaint about the commercial behavior of the company Aeroporti di Roma S.p.A. The company, listed on the Italian stock exchange, was accused of practicing unfair competition conditions in its shops located in the Fiumicino airport in Rome. As mentioned, the object of the decision is the alleged unfair competition made by Aeroporti di Roma S.p.A. in violation of Articles 20, 21 and 22 of the Italian Consumer Code. The violation is caused by unfair advertising of some products that Aeroporti

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Ilenia Bocchi, The Italian National Competition Authority fines € 210.000 a duty free operator for misleading advertising on the basis of unfair competition provisions (Italian Consumers Association/Aereoporti di Roma), 23 October 2008, e-Competitions October 2008, Art. N° 24233

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