ALERTS: CARTELS - FRANCE - FOOD – TENDER OFFER - CORPORATE GROUP

Bid rigging: The French Competition Authority rules out the application of competition rules to concerted responses to tender offers by companies in the same group by taking note of the latest case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union (France AgriMer)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 25 November 2020, the Competition Authority issued a decision to dismiss the case under No 20-D-19. about practices implemented in connection with calls for tenders launched by France AgriMer for the supply of food products to associations responsible for their distribution to the most deprived people. Following the transmission of an investigation report by the Interregional Competition Investigation Brigade of Île-de-France, Normandy, La Réunion, Mayotte and Saint Pierre-et-Miquelon, the Authority decided to take up ex officio the said practices implemented by four companies belonging to the same group, the Ovimpex group, which had submitted as

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Alain Ronzano, Bid rigging: The French Competition Authority rules out the application of competition rules to concerted responses to tender offers by companies in the same group by taking note of the latest case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union (France AgriMer), 25 November 2020, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 98068, www.concurrences.com

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