The German Competition Authority lodges an appeal on points of law at the Federal Supreme Court against the decision of the Higher Regional Court Düsseldorf in proceedings on abuse of dominance in the retail sector (WalMart)

Bundeskartellamt files appeal on points of law in the WalMart case (sales below cost price)* The Bundeskartellamt has lodged an appeal on points of law at the Federal Supreme Court against the decision of the Higher Regional Court Düsseldorf in the WalMart abuse proceedings. On 1 September 2000 the authority prohibited WalMart, Aldi-Nord and Lidl from selling certain basic foods (i.a. milk, sugar, vegetable fat) below their respective cost prices (Section 20 (4) sentence 2 of the ARC). WalMart was the only company to appeal against this decision before the Higher Regional Court Düsseldorf which finally acknowledged WalMart’s appeal. The Bundeskartellamt has lodged an appeal on points of law at the Federal Supreme Court against the decision of the Higher Regional Court Düsseldorf in

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German Competition Authority, The German Competition Authority lodges an appeal on points of law at the Federal Supreme Court against the decision of the Higher Regional Court Düsseldorf in proceedings on abuse of dominance in the retail sector (WalMart), 17 January 2002, e-Competitions Buyer power in agreements and abuse of market power, Art. N° 66643

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