CASE COMMENT : ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES - AGREEMENT - PRICE - RESALE PRICE MAINTENANCE - ACCEPTANCE - EVIDENCE

Resale price maintenance: The French Competition Council fines thirteen suppliers and three distributors in the field of perfumery for "public incitative prices" (Sociétés Parfums)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Competition Council, Decision No. 06-D-04, March 13, 2006, Sociétés Parfums Facts Several companies operating luxury perfume and cosmetics brands, as well as national retail chains, were being sued for anti-competitive consumer price fixing. Suppliers were accused of imposing "indicative public prices" and maximum discount rates on their distributors in order to increase the uniformity of the retail prices of the products. 46.2 million, the Competition Council fines thirteen suppliers and three distributors. Distributors are sanctioned in the same proportions as suppliers, up to 1.7% of their respective turnover. Decision "[...]The Council considers that

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Dominique Ferré, Resale price maintenance: The French Competition Council fines thirteen suppliers and three distributors in the field of perfumery for "public incitative prices" (Sociétés Parfums), 13 March 2006, Concurrences N° 2-2006, Art. N° 27333, www.concurrences.com

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