ALERTS: UNILATERAL PRACTICES – ABUSE OF DOMINANCE – REBATES – FINES

Rebates: The French Supreme Court validates the sanction of an exclusivity rebate pronounced by the Paris Court of Appeal for abuse of dominant position (TDF)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Facts and procedure. The Competition Authority has been seized by an audiovisual services broadcasting operator for practices committed by TDF, the leading competitor on this market, which could potentially constitute an abuse of a dominant position. By decision of June 6, 2016, the perpetrator of the practices and two other companies, in their capacity as parent companies, were jointly and severally sentenced to pay a fine for infringement of Articles 102 of the TFEU and L. 420-2 of the French Commercial Code, due to the implementation, on the one hand, of a misleading and disparaging communication of competitors to local authorities (Art. 1 of the said

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  • University of Toulouse

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Lucas Bettoni, Rebates: The French Supreme Court validates the sanction of an exclusivity rebate pronounced by the Paris Court of Appeal for abuse of dominant position (TDF), 16 September 2020, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 98167, www.concurrences.com

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