CASE COMMENTS: CARTELS – FRANCE – JOINT PURCHASING AGREEMENTS – ”EGALIM” LAW

Purchasing power: The French Competition Authority renders mandatory, under provisions adopted following the Egalim Law, commitments adopted by two large retailers in the context of joint purchasing agreements (Carrefour / Tesco)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Following the decision of 22 October 2020 (discussed in the previous column), the French Competition Authority has issued a second decision on the basis of the Egalim law: it concerns the cooperation agreement between Carrefour and Tesco regarding the manufacture of their private label products and the provision of international services. The control procedure As required by Article L. 462-10, I of the French Commercial Code, the two companies notified the Authority of the agreement they had concluded. On the basis of Article L. 462-10, II, and as expected, the Authority referred the matter to itself with a view to carrying out a competitive assessment of

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Anne-Sophie Choné-Grimaldi, Purchasing power: The French Competition Authority renders mandatory, under provisions adopted following the Egalim Law, commitments adopted by two large retailers in the context of joint purchasing agreements (Carrefour / Tesco), 17 December 2020, Concurrences N° 2-2021, Art. N° 100515, pp. 76-77

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