The Romanian Competition Council analyzes the compatibility between national law provisions on the trade of dietary supplements with the provisions of EU treaties on free movement of goods (Advanced Nutrition)

Introduction The Romanian Competition Council ("RCC") published in October 2014 a decision concerning the alleged discriminatory conditions created by the national legislative framework regarding the trade of dietary supplements in Romania ("RCC Decision"). The analysis carried out by the RCC was triggered by a complaint lodged by Advanced Nutrition SRL ("Advanced Nutrition"), a company active on the market for the trade of dietary supplements, against the Ministry of Public Health, as well as the National Anti-Doping Agency. The RCC Decision is one of the few analyzing potential actions of a public authority which may result in a distortion of competition. Background of the RCC Decision The RCC Decision analyzed the potential anticompetitive implications of the national

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  • DLA Piper (Bucharest)
  • DLA Piper (Bucharest)

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Alina Lacatus, Sandra Moga, The Romanian Competition Council analyzes the compatibility between national law provisions on the trade of dietary supplements with the provisions of EU treaties on free movement of goods (Advanced Nutrition), 24 October 2014, e-Competitions October 2014, Art. N° 70605

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