CASE COMMENTS: PROCEDURES – REFUSAL OF SETTLEMENT – SANCTIONS

Local anticompetitive practices: The French Competition Authority sets for the first time a fine to undertakings that refused a settlement with the Minister of Economy regarding small anticompetitive practices

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Mention should also be made of the decision of 27 January 2015 by which the Authority penalised four companies for concerted action for the award of contracts for the provision of school transport in the Lower Rhine. A practice of understanding on a local scale The substance of this case is relatively classic: four companies were sued for agreeing between 2010 and 2012 to share out the various lots offered by the Lower Rhine General Council to maintain a high price

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  • University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • Ashurst (Paris)

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Christophe Lemaire, Sarah Chikh, Local anticompetitive practices: The French Competition Authority sets for the first time a fine to undertakings that refused a settlement with the Minister of Economy regarding small anticompetitive practices, 27 January 2016, Concurrences N° 2-2016, Art. N° 79496, pp. 179-180

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