CASE COMMENTS: UNILATERAL PRACTICES – FRANCE – EXCESSIVE PRICING – EXPLOITATIVE ABUSE – EXCLUSIONARY ABUSE

Excessive pricing: The French Competition Authority fines a company for excessive pricing constitutive of an exploitative and an exclusionary abuse (Sanicorse)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In a decision issued on 20 September 2018, the French Competition Authority ("the Authority") sanctioned Sanicorse, jointly and severally with its parent company, SAS Groupe Cesarini, for an abuse of a dominant position in the form of excessive prices. Sanicorse is a company active in the sector of treatment of waste from healthcare activities with infectious risks ("DASRI") in hospitals. The DASRIs are subject to special regulation since the Public Health Code requires healthcare institutions to treat and dispose of them within a set time limit, either by themselves or through a third party. In the present case, Sanicorse was accused of having, between

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Anne Wachsmann, Nicolas Zacharie, Excessive pricing: The French Competition Authority fines a company for excessive pricing constitutive of an exploitative and an exclusionary abuse (Sanicorse), 20 September 2018, Concurrences N° 1-2019, Art. N° 89025, pp. 91-93

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