CASE COMMENTS: UNILATERAL PRACTICES – EXCLUSIONARY PRACTICE

Predatory practice: The French National Competition Authority dismisses a claim based on alleged predatory prices in the field of electronic waste treatment

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The Authority's decision regarding an alleged predatory pricing practice in the field of recycling of household waste underlines the necessary linkage of prices to costs to attribute such a qualification to the pricing policy of a given undertaking. It also highlights the possible disruptive effects on the balance of markets in which entities which may be led by public regulation to pay back part of their margin through a reduction in their prices. The Authority's Decision concerns the market for the collection, removal and treatment of household electrical and electronic waste (E&E). In accordance with European Directives 2002/96/EC and

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  • Côte d’Azur University, GREDEG (Nice)

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Frédéric Marty, Predatory practice: The French National Competition Authority dismisses a claim based on alleged predatory prices in the field of electronic waste treatment, 10 February 2016, Concurrences N° 2-2016, Art. N° 79074, pp. 111-112

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