CASE COMMENTS: ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES - AGREEMENTS ON PRICES - PROFESSIONNAL ASSOCIATION

Price agreement - Professional association: The French Competition Council partially exempts an anticompetitive agreement (Fourniture d’orthoprothèses)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Cons. conc. dec. no. 07-D-05 of February 21, 2007 relating to practices implemented by the French Union of Ortho-prosthetists (UFOP) on the market for the supply of ortho-prostheses The commented decision has four interests: the first is to apply, the fact is rare enough to be underlined, Article L. 420-4 of the Commercial Code, which allows for the exemption of anti-competitive practices; the second is to usefully recall under what conditions a trade union or, more broadly, a professional association, goes beyond the strict defence of the profession it supports in order to engage in an anti-competitive practice; the third is to highlight the impact of

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  • University Paris II Panthéon‑Assas

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Emmanuelle Claudel, Price agreement - Professional association: The French Competition Council partially exempts an anticompetitive agreement (Fourniture d’orthoprothèses), 21 February 2007, Concurrences N° 2-2007, Art. N° 13452, pp. 100-101

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