The French Competition Authority fines an undertaking for excessive pricing in the market of waste disposal for hospitals and clinics in Corsica (Sanicorse)

Management of infectious medical waste generated by healthcare activities* The Autorité de la concurrence has fined the company Sanicorse for increasing abruptly, significantly, durably and in an unjustified manner the waste disposal prices it charged hospitals and clinics in Corsica. The Autorité has imposed a fine for excessive and abusive price increases Following a report by the Directorate General for Competition Policy, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control (DGCCRF), the Autorité de la concurrence has imposed a fine of 199 000 euros on Sanicorse for abuse of dominant position between 2011 and 2015. The company benefited from its monopoly and tried to deter new entrants from entering the market by

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority fines an undertaking for excessive pricing in the market of waste disposal for hospitals and clinics in Corsica (Sanicorse), 20 September 2018, e-Competitions Bulletin September 2018, Art. N° 87996

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