CASE COMMENT : RESTRICTIVE PRACTICES - UNILATERAL PRACTICES - DISCOUNTS - REBATES

Discounts and rebates : The French Competition Council issues a study on discounts and rebates in its 2004 Report

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Report of the Competition Council for 2004 One of the issues addressed in the Competition Council's 2004 [1]activity report relates to the effects of discounts, rebates and rebates on competition. As the Council has noted in the cases it has dealt with, the implementation of price reductions may give rise to practices which have the object or effect of distorting competition, and can therefore be apprehended from the point of view of the prohibition of unlawful agreements (Articles L. 420-1 of the Commercial Code and 81 of the EC Treaty) and abuses of dominant position (Articles L. 420-2 of the Commercial Code and 82 of the EC Treaty). This is the case,

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Dominique Ferré, Discounts and rebates : The French Competition Council issues a study on discounts and rebates in its 2004 Report, 2005, Concurrences N° 1-2006, Art. N° 27309, www.concurrences.com

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