The Hellenic Competition Commission finds a pharmacists association guilty of concerted agreements and grants interim measures (Pharmacists Association of Achaia)

Introduction On June 22, 2012 the Hellenic Competition Commission found the Pharmacists Association of Achaia, whose members are all the owners of pharmacies in Achaia, (hereinafter: PAA), the Pharmacists Union of Achaia and Islands (hereinafter: PUAI), Panagiota Karousos-Akrivi Asprogeraka PLC, pharmaceutical warehouse in Western Greece (hereinafter: AKNOPHARM) and Apostolaki E.Efthimia OE, pharmaceutical warehouse in Western Greece as well (hereinafter: Apostolaki OE) guilty of collectively seeking to exclude infant formulae and follow-on formulae of specific companies from pharmacies' distribution channel. Accordingly the Commission granted interim measures. The facts In January 2012 the Greek legislative body reformed the existent law in order to comply with the Commission

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  • European Commission - DG CNECT (Brussels)

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Athina Tsitsou, The Hellenic Competition Commission finds a pharmacists association guilty of concerted agreements and grants interim measures (Pharmacists Association of Achaia), 22 June 2012, e-Competitions Bulletin Competition in the Pharmaceutical sector, Art. N° 50370

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