The German Federal Cartel Office closes its investigation against online book trader into the “price parity” clauses (Amazon)

Amazon Marketplace ends price parity* On 26 November 2013, Germany’s Federal Cartel Office (“FCO”) issued a press release stating that it has closed the investigation into Amazon’s “price parity” clauses applied in agreements with traders that operated on its Marketplace platform. In fact, on 27 and 29 August 2013, Amazon had already informed the FCO as well as the UK’s Office of Fair Trading (“OFT”) that it intended to no longer enforce price parity on its

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Gabriele Accardo, The German Federal Cartel Office closes its investigation against online book trader into the “price parity” clauses (Amazon), 26 November 2013, e-Competitions Vertical restrictions, Art. N° 62228

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