*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. – Aut. conc. dec. no. 10-D-11 of March 24, 2010 on practices implemented in the eyeglass replacement sector In this case, the Competition Authority took a very negative view of the boycott practices implemented by the national union of ophthalmologists of France (SNOF) . This case is an opportunity for the Authority to reconsider the concept of boycott, which is applied to practices implemented by a trade union organisation, or by its members individually, which have the effect or purpose of ousting a market player from the market. This decision follows a referral from the Minister of the Economy, Finance and Industry for practices implemented by the
CASE COMMENTS: ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES - OPTICAL PRODUCTS - BOYCOTT - INSTRUCTIONS BY PROFESSIONAL UNIONS
Condamnation - Boycott practices: The French Competition Authority imposes fines on the National union of ophtalmologists for boycott practices in the sector of optical products and glasses (Sector of optical products and glasses)
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