The French Civil Supreme Court requests justification on how belonging to a group may be considered an aggravating factor in setting antitrust fines (Allez)

On 21 October 2014, the French Civil Supreme Court issued a decision regarding bid rigging in the public contract sector. Following an investigation of the Directorate-General for Competition, Consumption and the Fight against Fraud, the French Competition Authority found ten undertakings guilty of submitting cover bids in several tender offers in its decision of 5 October 2011 [1]. The fact that some of them were subsidiaries of larger groups was taken into account in the setting of the 10 million euros total fines for violation of Article L.

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Fayrouze Masmi-Dazi, Jocelyn Goubet, The French Civil Supreme Court requests justification on how belonging to a group may be considered an aggravating factor in setting antitrust fines (Allez), 21 October 2014, e-Competitions October 2014, Art. N° 70603

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