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The French Competition Authority issues a fine totalling €1.1 billion on a big tech company for having implemented vertical agreements with certain of its distributors and for abuse of economic dependency against its independent premium resellers (Apple / Tech Data / Ingram Micro)

On 16 March 2020, the French Competition Authority ("FCA") announced that it had fined Apple EUR1.1 billion, the highest fine ever imposed to an undertaking, for having implemented vertical agreements with certain of its distributors and an abuse of economic dependency against its independent premium resellers. It also fined Apple's two wholesalers, Tech Data and Ingram Micro EUR139 million. In France, Apple sells its products either directly through its Apple

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Michaël Cousin, Christophe Lemaire, The French Competition Authority issues a fine totalling €1.1 billion on a big tech company for having implemented vertical agreements with certain of its distributors and for abuse of economic dependency against its independent premium resellers (Apple / Tech Data / Ingram Micro), 16 March 2020, e-Competitions Preview, Art. N° 94635

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