ALERTS: DISTRIBUTION – CENTRAL CONTRACTING AGENCY - SIGNIFICANT IMBALANCE - PURCHASE OBLIGATION

Purchase obligation: The Paris Court of Appeal decides that a purchase obligation governing access to a network isn’t a restrictive practice (Centrale des Opticiens, FL2, Opti’bambins / Carte Blanche Partenaire)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. A health platform whose services are intended for the policyholders of complementary health players (insurers, mutual insurance companies, etc.) has included in the agreement proposed in a call for applications to its healthcare network a new offer called Prysme requiring each optician wishing to join to purchase a collection of 36 frames and to pay a deposit of the purchase price at the time of the order, with delivery only taking place at a later date. Two opticians, one a general practitioner and the other a specialist in children's eyewear, as well as a central office acting on their behalf, summoned the platform, considering that this offer

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Sibylle Chaudouet, Purchase obligation: The Paris Court of Appeal decides that a purchase obligation governing access to a network isn’t a restrictive practice (Centrale des Opticiens, FL2, Opti’bambins / Carte Blanche Partenaire), 19 December 2018, Concurrences N° 1-2019, Art. N° 89658, www.concurrences.com

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