CASE COMMENTS: ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES - HORIZONTAL AGREEMENT - CALL FOR TENDERS - CONCERTED REFUSAL TO TENDER

Concerted refusal to tender: The French Competition Council condemns an agreement to boycott a call for tenders (Biotronik, Ela Medical, Guidant, Medtronik...)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Const. conc. dec. no. 07-D-49 of December 19, 2007 relating to practices implemented by Biotronik, Ela Medical, Guidant, Medtronik and Saint Jude Medical in the context of the supply of hospitals with implantable cardiac defibrillators (ICDs). The procurement cartel cases follow one another and are for the most part similar. This one, in the context of a call for tenders to supply public hospitals with implantable cardiac defibrillators, is original in many ways. As to its foundation first of all. The Council's decision is based on both Article L. 420-1 of the Commercial Code and Article 81 EC, which is rare in tendering cases. This basis is justified

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Emmanuelle Claudel, Concerted refusal to tender: The French Competition Council condemns an agreement to boycott a call for tenders (Biotronik, Ela Medical, Guidant, Medtronik...) , 19 December 2007, Concurrences N° 1-2008, Art. N° 15270, p. 112

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