ALERT: ANTI-COMPETITIVE PRACTICE - PRICE-FIXING - EVIDENCE - DISMISSAL

Price maintenance: The French Competition Authority dismisses the case regarding alleged price-fixing for the Wii game console (Nintendo)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Competition Authority, 1 December 2015, Decision No 15-D-18 (Nintendo) On December 2, 2015, the Competition Authority put online an interesting strong decision n° 15-D-18 of December 1, 2015 relating to practices implemented in the video game sector. This decision is interesting for several reasons. It is so, first of all, in that the Authority's panel concludes that there is no need to continue the procedure where the DGCCRF and the Authority's investigation services had perceived a prohibited practice of imposing prices on distributors, even though at the report stage the investigation services proposed to drop one of the two objections

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Alain Ronzano, Price maintenance: The French Competition Authority dismisses the case regarding alleged price-fixing for the Wii game console (Nintendo), 1 December 2015, Concurrences N° 1-2016, Art. N° 78057, www.concurrences.com

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