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Fines: The French Competition Authority fines the dominant operator in the sector of designing and marketing electronic products and its two wholesalers €1.24 billion for implementing practices affecting ’intra-brand’ competition (Apple, Ingram Micro, Tech Data)

La nouvelle a bruisé pendant tout le week-end : l’Autorité de la concurrence sanctionne Apple et ses deux grossistes à hauteur de… 1,24 milliard d’euros !!! Excusez du peu… Et cette amende record... juste pour des pratiques affectant, semble-t-il, la concurrence « intramarque » et qui, si l’on comprend bien, ont cessé en 2013 ! L’amende est de plus d’1,1 milliard d’euros pour Apple. Ses grossistes, Ingram Micro et Tech

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Alain Ronzano, Fines: The French Competition Authority fines the dominant operator in the sector of designing and marketing electronic products and its two wholesalers €1.24 billion for implementing practices affecting ’intra-brand’ competition (Apple, Ingram Micro, Tech Data), 16 March 2020, Concurrences N° 1-2020, Art. N° 93797, www.concurrences.com

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