ALERTS: DISTRIBUTION - FRANCE - SELECTIVE DISTRIBUTION - DISMISSAL

Dismissal: The French Competition Authority declares, after 7 years of investigation, that there is no need to pursue the procedure concerning vertical practices between a TV manufacturer and its distributors (Samsung)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On December 28, 2021, the French Competition Authority adopted the decision n° 21-D-30 which is likely to be the last decision of the year 2021, concerning practices in the brown goods distribution sector In 2014, Concurrence, a company specializing in the sale of consumer electronics products to individuals at discount prices, particularly televisions (90% of its sales), reported no less than seven anti-competitive practices involving (i) Samsung's abuse of its economic dependence, (ii) a vertical agreement between Samsung and distributors in its selective network to restrict active and passive sales, (iii) vertical agreements on prices between several

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Alain Ronzano, Dismissal: The French Competition Authority declares, after 7 years of investigation, that there is no need to pursue the procedure concerning vertical practices between a TV manufacturer and its distributors (Samsung), 28 December 2021, Concurrences N° 1-2022, Art. N° 104590, www.concurrences.com

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