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Exclusionary abuse: The Paris Court of Appeal upholds the Competition Authority decision related to a smear campaign in the yogurt sector in the Island of Martinique (Soc. Nouvelle des Yaourts Littée)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The Court of Appeal upholds Decision No. 14-D-08 of July 24, 2014 in the Martinique yogurt case, but reduces the amount of the financial penalty by 20%, arguing that the complexity and uncertainty of the regulations in force at the time of the events could be factors that could mitigate the liability of the companies concerned. The case concerned disparagement practices that led to the deregistration of competing products by the mass distribution sector on the Martinique market. Société Nouvelle des Yaourts Littée (SNYL), based in Martinique, where it produces, inter alia, for the Yoplait brand (under a

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  • Côte d’Azur University, GREDEG (Nice)

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Frédéric Marty, Exclusionary abuse: The Paris Court of Appeal upholds the Competition Authority decision related to a smear campaign in the yogurt sector in the Island of Martinique (Soc. Nouvelle des Yaourts Littée), 24 September 2015, Concurrences N° 1-2016, Art. N° 77421, pp. 100-101

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