ALERT: ANTI-COMPETITIVE PRACTICE - CONCERTED PRACTICE - ACCESSORY - PRELIMINARY RULING

Preliminary ruling: Advocate General Wathelet invites the Court of Justice to establish a rebuttable presumption that companies are liable for the actions of third party contractors that breach EU competition law (VM Remonts)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CJEU, Advocate General, 3 December 2015, Opinion in Case C-542/14 (VM Remonts) On 3 December 2015, Advocate General Melchior Wathelet delivered his Opinion. in Case C-542/14 (VM Remonts SIA): reference for a preliminary ruling from the Latvian Supreme Court. The present case concerns the question of the imputation to an undertaking of conduct contrary to the competition rules, not by an employee of the undertaking, but by a service provider outside the undertaking, but under contract with it. In the case in point, a local authority issued a call for tenders for the supply of food to the city's schools. Three companies submitted bids in response to this

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Alain Ronzano, Preliminary ruling: Advocate General Wathelet invites the Court of Justice to establish a rebuttable presumption that companies are liable for the actions of third party contractors that breach EU competition law (VM Remonts), 3 December 2015, Concurrences N° 1-2016, Art. N° 78108, www.concurrences.com

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