ALERT: UNILATERAL PRACTICE - ABUSE OF DOMINANT POSITION - SETTLEMENT - FINE - INJUNCTIONS

Settlement: The French Competition Authority applies the new procedure introduced by the Macron bill and imposes a 350 million euro fine on the French incumbent telecom operator (Orange)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Competition Authority, 17 December 2015, Decision No. 15-D-20 (Orange) On 17 December 2015, the Competition Authority therefore issued its decision in the case of predatory practices implemented by Orange on the market for mobile electronic communications services for non-residential, i.e. business, customers. According to press reports, the incumbent operator was to be fined €500 million. In the end, the score is a little less salient since the fine is only €350 million, making it nevertheless the highest fine imposed by the Competition Authority for an individual undertaking. In addition to the amount of the sanction imposed, two points will be of

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Alain Ronzano, Settlement: The French Competition Authority applies the new procedure introduced by the Macron bill and imposes a 350 million euro fine on the French incumbent telecom operator (Orange), 17 December 2015, Concurrences N° 1-2016, Art. N° 78049, www.concurrences.com

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