Cartel: The French Competition Authority sanctions three anticompetitive practices imposing a fine of 242.4 millions euros (Affaire de la farine)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. After an implacable indictment, the Competition Authority comes sanction, by Decision No. 12-D-09 rendered today, March 13, 2012, to 242.6 million, three agreements in the flour sector in bags. The case began in March 2008 following a request from a German miller, not only to the authority of the German Ministry of the Interior, but also to the French competition authority but also with the competition authority German. There he denounced an agreement between German and French millers to limit flour imports between France and Germany. Searches carried out in France and Germany through the Bundeskartellamt corroborated the evidence of these cartels. More the

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