The Dutch District Court of Rotterdam annuls the Competition Authority’s decision on alleged abusive rebates scheme for insufficient analysis of the effects of the practice (CRV Holding)

The appellant, CRV Holding B.V. (hereafter CRV) appealed to the District Court of Rotterdam against Decision n° 3353 taken by the Dutch Competition Authority (hereafter DCA) on 31 December 2003. The decision was taken under Section 24 paragraph 1 of the Dutch Competition Act 1998 which prohibits undertakings from abusing its dominant position in the Netherlands market. In the Decision the DCA concluded that the appellant had infringed the prohibition contained in Section 24 paragraph 1 and imposed a penalty of € 2 600 000 on CRV in respect of this infringement. The Court upheld the appeal of the CRV, annulled the DCA decision, ordered the respondent to take a new decision taking into account the findings of the Court and to pay the procedure costs the appellant had incurred. Alleged

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Marsela Maci, The Dutch District Court of Rotterdam annuls the Competition Authority’s decision on alleged abusive rebates scheme for insufficient analysis of the effects of the practice (CRV Holding), 4 July 2007, e-Competitions July 2007, Art. N° 13996

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