CASE COMMENTS: ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES - COLLUSIVE PRACTICES - PUBLIC TENDERS - CRIMINAL SANCTION

Criminal sanction: The French Competition Council transfers a bid rigging cartel to the Public Prosecutor (Furiani Stadium)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Council Decision No. 06-D-13 of 6 June 2006 on practices implemented in the context of a public works contract for the reconstruction of the Armand Cesari stadium in Furiani. We remember the collapse of the stands of the Furiani stadium in Upper Corsica in 1992. In order to rebuild them, a bidding procedure was opened first, then a negotiated contract. Three companies submitted bids, all of them convinced of the existence of cartels. Two companies submitted cover bids to enable the third to win the contract at an artificially high price. To demonstrate agreement, the Council uses a now familiar method: the cluster approach. The Board relies on four

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Emmanuelle Claudel, Criminal sanction: The French Competition Council transfers a bid rigging cartel to the Public Prosecutor (Furiani Stadium), 6 June 2006, Concurrences N° 3-2006, Art. N° 12014, p. 89

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