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Watching mechanism: The French Competition Authority considers there is no price maintenance practice due to the absence of police or watching price mechanism (Video game sector)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The French Competition Authority has sued Nintendo for price fixing in connection with the sale of its Wii console, following a referral from the Ministry of the Economy. The investigation was initially conducted by the services of the Interregional Competition Investigation Brigade of Ile-de-France. From the recommended price to the fixed price... The practice of resale price maintenance falls under antitrust law: it constitutes a vertical restraint qualified by Exemption Regulation (EC) No 330/2010 as a hardcore restriction. Often, the head of

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Anne-Sophie Choné-Grimaldi, Watching mechanism: The French Competition Authority considers there is no price maintenance practice due to the absence of police or watching price mechanism (Video game sector), 1 December 2015, Concurrences N° 1-2016, Art. N° 77694, p. 87

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