The Italian Competition Authority opens an Article 101 TFEU investigation into bid-rigging practices in the health sector (Octreotid Supplies)

The Italian Competition Authority (ICA) will investigate into bid rigging practices that are thought to have affected a number of tender procedures organized by some regional health authorities for the award of contracts for the supply of a tumour drug (Case I770 Octreotid Supplies) [1]. The facts of the case The ICA recently decided to open an Article 101 TFEU investigation against Novartis Farma and Italfarmaco upon the receipt of a complaint filed by Arca. The complainant was a public body acting as purchase centre in

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Michele Giannino, The Italian Competition Authority opens an Article 101 TFEU investigation into bid-rigging practices in the health sector (Octreotid Supplies), 29 January 2014, e-Competitions Bulletin Competition in the Pharmaceutical sector, Art. N° 64204

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