CASE COMMENT: UNILATERAL PRACTICES - ABUSE OF A DOMINANT POSITION - COMMITMENTS

Dominant position: The European Commission accepts Coca-Cola settlements not to abuse its dominant position and allows it to escape a condemnation (Coca-Cola)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. EC Commission, Article 27§4 R. No. 1/2003 of 26 November 2004, Coca-Cola, Case COMP/39.116 Once again, the European Commission is called upon to rule on the commercial policy of The Coca-Cola Company (hereafter Coca-Cola or TCCC). In addition to the numerous acquisitions of the US group, which have been examined under the EU merger rules, there is an old case dating back to 1988. At that time, the Commission received a complaint from the Italian company San Pellegrino against the practices of Coca-Cola's Italian subsidiary (EC Commission Press Release, IP/88/615, 13 Oct. 1988). The Commission's investigation had led it to establish that the fidelity

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Anne Wachsmann, Eric Dussoubs, Dominant position: The European Commission accepts Coca-Cola settlements not to abuse its dominant position and allows it to escape a condemnation (Coca-Cola), 26 November 2004, Concurrences N° 1-2005, Art. N° 1515, pp. 61-64

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