CASE COMMENT: UNILATERAL PRACTICE - INTERIM MEASURES - TWO-SIDED MARKETS

Interim measures: The French Competition Authority refuses to grant interim measures but decides to inquire further on practices implemented in the prepaid gifts sector (Kadéos)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The Authority issued an interesting decision concerning the securities sector prepaid gifts. This is Decision No. 10-D-07 of March 2, 2010. It has the referral of the company Titres Cadeaux - a subsidiary of Natixis - to the French securities regulator. and the Postal Bank - denouncing the practices implemented by the Kadéos, a company belonging to the Accor group, which would have the purpose or for the effect of foreclosing the markets for the distribution and acceptance of the multi-brand gift cards. In essence, Kadéos would hold an dominant position on these markets, would abuse that position and take over the part in anti-competitive cartels, by

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  • L’actu-concurrence (Paris)

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Alain Ronzano, Interim measures: The French Competition Authority refuses to grant interim measures but decides to inquire further on practices implemented in the prepaid gifts sector (Kadéos), 2 March 2010, Concurrences N° 2-2010, Art. N° 65420, “www.concurrences.com”

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