ALERTS: CARTELS - FRANCE - SANCTIONS - GROUP LIABILITY – BID RIGGING

Group liability: The French Competition Authority severely and jointly sanctions a company which had refused the transaction proposed by the Minister, by attributing its infringing behaviour to its parent companies (Santerne Nord Tertiaire)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. It will be remembered that at the end of 2018, the DGCCRF had put an end to an illegal cartel practice between three companies that had applied for tenders launched in 2013 and 2014 by Lille Métropole Communauté Urbaine (LMCU) in the field of technical management of buildings (GTB).. In the present case, in a call for tenders issued in 2013, two companies had jointly prepared their bids with a view to determining their prices jointly. The following year, Lille Métropole Communauté Urbaine launched a new invitation to tender for the same contract for the maintenance and conversion of its BMS installations. On that occasion, one of those firms had concerted this

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Alain Ronzano, Group liability: The French Competition Authority severely and jointly sanctions a company which had refused the transaction proposed by the Minister, by attributing its infringing behaviour to its parent companies (Santerne Nord Tertiaire), 4 March 2021, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 99535, www.concurrences.com

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