The Irish Competition Authority settles an alleged price-fixing dispute in the health sector relating to medical examination reports to life insurance companies (Irish Medical Organisation - IMO)

Introduction On 28 May 2007, the Irish Competition Authority announced that it had concluded a settlement agreement with the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) on 25 May 2007. The settlement concerns an alleged price-fixing by the IMO in relation to the provision of Private Medical Attendant Reports (PMARs) and medical examination reports to life insurance companies bringing the proceedings to an end in the High Court. Background In February 2005 the Irish Competition authority began an investigation into allegations of price-fixing by the IMO in relation to the provision of PMARs to life insurance companies. The further concern arose as it

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Catriona Hatton, Satu-Anneli Kauranen, The Irish Competition Authority settles an alleged price-fixing dispute in the health sector relating to medical examination reports to life insurance companies (Irish Medical Organisation - IMO), 25 May 2007, e-Competitions Bulletin Cartel settlements, Art. N° 13967

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