The Italian Competition Commission accepts the commitments of the oil companies under investigation for restriction of competition on the fuel market and closes the investigation (Fuel cartel)

In 18 January 2007 the Italian Competition Commission (Autorita Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato, ‘ICC’) launched an investigation in order to examine allegations of violation of article 101 TFEU and law 287/1990 consisting in restrictions in the italian market of automotive fuels by the companies Eni S.p.A., Esso Italiana S.r.l., Kuwait Petroleum Italia S.p.A., Shell Italia S.p.A., Tamoil Italia S.p.A., Total Italia S.p.A., Erg Petroli S.p.A., Api Anonima Petroli Italiana S.p.A. and Ip Italiana Petroli S.p.A. The Law Article 14 of law 287/1990 states that the undertakings under investigation can undertake commitments aimed at lessening the anti-competitive effects of their conduct within three months from the initiation of the investigation. The ICC assesses the suitability of

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Anna Dotsi, The Italian Competition Commission accepts the commitments of the oil companies under investigation for restriction of competition on the fuel market and closes the investigation (Fuel cartel), 20 December 2007, e-Competitions Bulletin Commitment Decisions, Art. N° 27318

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