ALERT: ANTI-COMPETITIVE PRACTICE - CONCERTED PRACTICE - INFORMATION ÉXCHANGES - STANDARD OF PROOF - PRESUMPTION OF INNOCENCE - PRELIMINARY RULING

Concerted practice: The Court of Justice of the European Union rules on the standard of proof for the participation of travel agencies in a practice that was facilitated by the administrator of an online travel booking system (Eturas)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 22 January 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued a judgment in Case C-74/14 (Eturas UAB and others), also delivered the day before.), following a reference for a preliminary ruling from the Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania. At the heart of this case is an online travel booking system licensed to travel agencies by its promoter, the company Eturas. In August 2009, the administrator of the system - Eturas - asked several travel agencies to comment on the advisability of reducing the Internet discount rate from 4% to a range of 1% to 3% and then to modify its software so that the discount rate could not exceed 3%,

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Alain Ronzano, Concerted practice: The Court of Justice of the European Union rules on the standard of proof for the participation of travel agencies in a practice that was facilitated by the administrator of an online travel booking system (Eturas), 21 January 2016, Concurrences N° 2-2016, Art. N° 79637, www.concurrences.com

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