The Polish Competition Authority upholds the NCA’s decision regarding price fixing within a restaurant franchising network (Sfinx)

The court of the Competition and Consumers Protection (the Court) upheld the decision of 25 June 2013 of the President of the Polish Office of Competition and Consumers Protection (NCA) stating that Sfinx Polska SA (Sfinx) infringed the art. 6 (1) (1) of the Polish Act on competition and consumer protection and imposed on Sfinx the fine in the amount of 464,228.92 PLN (app. EUR 150,000). Facts Sfinx manages such restaurants networks as: Sphinx, WOOK i Chłopskie Jadło, within which 108 restaurants operate currently in Poland. Sfinx operates two kind of restaurant networks – its own and a franchise system. The first group is generally operated by a managing undertaking which is not an owner of the restaurant but operates it in the name and for the benefit of Sfinx. The franchise system

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Małgorzata Kozak, The Polish Competition Authority upholds the NCA’s decision regarding price fixing within a restaurant franchising network (Sfinx), 6 October 2014, e-Competitions October 2014, Art. N° 73722

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