The Court of Justice of the European Union confirms the fine of 500 000 euros imposed on a video game producer for its participation in a cartel on the market of game consoles and game cartridges (Activision Blizzard Germany)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Following a complaint, the Commission carried out an investigation in the video games sector, which revealed that between 1991 and 1997 a major Japanese producer and its distributors agreed to obstruct parallel trade and thus maintain artificially high prices in several Member States. As a result, it imposed a total of 167.8 million euro on the producer and seven of its European distributors (EC Commission, 30 Oct. 2002). The Court of

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  • Vogel & Vogel (Paris)

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Louis Vogel, Joseph Vogel, The Court of Justice of the European Union confirms the fine of 500 000 euros imposed on a video game producer for its participation in a cartel on the market of game consoles and game cartridges (Activision Blizzard Germany), 10 February 2011, Concurrences N° 1-2011, Art. N° 51996, www.concurrences.com

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