The German Competition Authority holds that a so-called occasional promotion is an abuse of market power and imposes a fine for unfair competition (Schlecker)

Background Under EC Council Regulation n° 1/2003, of 16 December 2002, on the implementation of the rules on competition laid down in Articles 81 and 82 of the Treaty (OJEU L 1, 4 january 2003, p. 1-25), the Member States are not precluded from adopting and applying on their territory national laws which prohibit or sanction unilateral conduct and which are stricter than Article 82 EC. One of the Member States

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Daniel von Brevern, The German Competition Authority holds that a so-called occasional promotion is an abuse of market power and imposes a fine for unfair competition (Schlecker), 1 September 2005, e-Competitions September 2005, Art. N° 260

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