The Spanish Competition Authority holds that mobile phones are not safe from dawn raid scrutiny (Nougat cartel)

Employee's mobile phones not safe from dawn raid scrutiny, Spanish court finds* On 7 April 2016, the CNMC (Spain’s National Authority for Markets and Competition) Council imposed fines totalling €6.12 million on six Spanish nougat (“turrón”) producers for agreeing to share the market of the main distributors of white label nougat in Spain between 2011 and 2013. [1] The companies also exchanged strategic information on prices, clients and other commercially sensitive data concerning the nougat market. The investigation was instigated by an anonymous complaint, after which inspections took place at the companies’ premises. According to the CNMC, strategic information exchanges were made with the knowledge of senior executives and managers from different business areas of

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Jaime Rodriguez-Toquero-Aymerich, Ivan Pico, The Spanish Competition Authority holds that mobile phones are not safe from dawn raid scrutiny (Nougat cartel), 21 July 2016, e-Competitions Due Process Research Program, Art. N° 81361

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