The French Competition Authority drops charges against car rental companies for exchanging detailed and individualised sales information (Europcar / Sixt / Avis / Hertz)

On 27 February 2017, the French Competition Authority (“FCA”) decided to close a ten-year investigation into information exchanges between car rental companies without imposing any sanction. The FCA investigated whether information exchanged through airport management authorities facilitated collusion between car rental companies operating at French airports. In particular, twelve French airport management authorities contractually required car rental companies (i.e., Europcar,

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Richard Burton, The French Competition Authority drops charges against car rental companies for exchanging detailed and individualised sales information (Europcar / Sixt / Avis / Hertz), 27 February 2017, e-Competitions Bulletin Automobile, Art. N° 83824

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