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This Glossary matches the list of keywords used by Concurrences search engine. Each keyword is automatically updated by the most recent EU and national case laws from the e-Competitions Bulletin and Concurrences Review. The definitions are excerpt from DG COMP’s Glossary of terms used in EU competition policy (© European Union, 2002) and the OECD’s Glossary of industrial organisation economics and competition law (© OECD, 1993).

Abuse of economic dependence

The practices defined in Article L. 420-2 of the French Commercial Code concern the abusive exploitation of a position of strength : abuse of a dominant position and abuse of economic dependence. Abuse of economic dependence occurs when one economic actor is in a position of strength in relation to another, without necessarily holding a dominant position on a pertinent market. © Autorité de la concurrence

See Dominance (notion), Abuse of a dominant position and Oligopoly

Glossary