ALERT: UNILATERAL PRACTICE - ABUSE OF DOMINANT POSITION - APPEAL - PROVISIONAL DECISION - REBATE - DISCRIMINATION - TARIFF GRID - APPEAL

Abuse of dominant position: The Paris Court of Appeal renders a provisional decision finding that the leading petanque balls manufacturer has engaged in discriminatory practices (Pétanque Longue/La Boule Obut)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On December 7, 2016, the Chamber 4 of Pole 5 of the Paris Court of Appeal, ruling in summary proceedings pursuant to Article 873 of the Code of Civil Procedure, issued a judgment in the following cases at the end of which it considers that the new tariff schedule implemented by La Boule Obut for its resellers not only causes manifestly unlawful disturbance to the reseller who had denounced the discriminatory nature of that new tariff schedule, but is also liable to cause him imminent harm. Essentially, in return for a substantial increase in the prices of the various pétanque boules which it markets, Obut, the market leader in the market for pétanque

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Alain Ronzano, Abuse of dominant position: The Paris Court of Appeal renders a provisional decision finding that the leading petanque balls manufacturer has engaged in discriminatory practices (Pétanque Longue/La Boule Obut), 7 December 2016, Concurrences N° 1-2017, Art. N° 83208, www.concurrences.com

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