Nero Bathrooms International Pty Ltd (trading as Nero Tapware) ("Nero"), a national supplier of bathroom-ware products, admitted it likely engaged in resale price maintenance by withholding supply of its products from a retailer when that retailer refused to raise its advertised prices. Key takeaways In Australia, resale price maintenance is prohibited outright regardless of whether it has the purpose or likely effect of substantially lessening competition.Serious breaches of the prohibition on RPM expose companies to a range of court ordered penalties including substantial financial penalties.Businesses should ensure resale price maintenance obligations remain top of mind in their day-to-day
The Australian Competition Authority accepts a court-enforceable undertaking after a bathroom ware supplier admits to likely resale price maintenance (Nero Bathrooms)
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