CASE COMMENT : ANTICOMPETITIVE AGREEMENTS - VERTICAL AN HORIZONTAL AGREEMENTS - EXCLUSION PRACTICES

Exclusion practices: The Paris Court of Appeal almost fully upholds the French Competition Council’s cycles decision (Cycles distribution)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CA Paris, 1st ch. H, March 4, 2008, José Alvarez e.a. company.v. Council, Dec. No. 06-D-37 of 7 December 2006, Distribution of cycles and products for cyclists In a decision No. 06-D-37 of 7 December 2006 (Concurrences, No. 1-2007, p. 84, note E.C.), the Council sanctioned a series of horizontal (between specialised retailers) and vertical (between suppliers and specialised distributors) cartels in the cycle distribution sector. A total of 22 companies were sanctioned. The cartel tended to exclude certain bicycle distributors (discounters). Clauses on fixed prices, import bans and on-lending between distributors were also found in certain general terms

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Emmanuelle Claudel, Exclusion practices: The Paris Court of Appeal almost fully upholds the French Competition Council’s cycles decision (Cycles distribution), 4 March 2008, Concurrences N° 2-2008, Art. N° 16647, p. 109

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