The German Competition Authority closes its investigation against an online book trader for price parity clauses (Amazon)

Amazon Marketplace ends price parity* On 26 November 2013, Germany’s Federal Cartel Office (“FCO”) issued a press release stating that it has closed the investigation into Amazon’s “price parity” clauses applied in agreements with traders that operated on its Marketplace platform. In fact, on 27 and 29 August 2013, Amazon had already informed the FCO as well as the UK’s Office of

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Gabriele Accardo, The German Competition Authority closes its investigation against an online book trader for price parity clauses (Amazon), 26 November 2013, e-Competitions Barriers to entry in the digital market, Art. N° 62228

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