The Dutch Competition Authority fines a rail operator for winning tenders through various abuses of dominance (Nederlandse Spoorwegen)

On 29 June 2017, the Dutch Competition Authority (“DCA”) published the non-con dential version of a decision of 22 May 2017 imposing a €40.95 million fine on Dutch rail operator Nederlandse Spoorwegen (“NS”) for abusing its dominant position in the context of a tender for public transport services in the Dutch Province of Limburg (“Limburg”). The fine is the highest individual ne ever imposed by the DCA. The case concerns public tender

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Tim Kasten, The Dutch Competition Authority fines a rail operator for winning tenders through various abuses of dominance (Nederlandse Spoorwegen), 22 May 2017, e-Competitions Bulletin Price abuses, Art. N° 84748

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