Selective distribution: The French Competition Council adopts its first commitment decision (Festina)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. – Conc. conc. decision no. 06-S-01 of stay of proceedings; procedural communiqué of 28 March 2006, Festina Decree No. 2005-1668 of 27 December 2005 specifies the procedures for implementing the commitments procedure in France (see No. 1-2006Concurrences, p. 183, obs. C. Momège). The new system is being applied for the first time. The Council received a complaint from a company selling watch, jewellery and goldsmith's products on the Internet (the Bijourama company). This company complained about Festina's refusal to approve distributors who exclusively use Internet sites as a means of selling to end consumers, without having a shop. Festina was also

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