CASE COMMENT: UNILATERAL PRACTICES - ABUSIVE REBATES

Fidelity rebates: The Paris Court of Appeal annuls the Royal Canin decision

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CA Paris, 1st ch. H, 4 April 2006, Société des Établissements horticoles Georges Truffaut et a.v. Council, Dec. No. 05-D-32 of June 22, 2005, Royal Canin and its distribution network In a judgment of 4 April 2006, the Court of Appeal partially reversed the decision of the Competition Council in the Royal Canin case (Cons. conc., dec. No. 05-D-32 of 22 June 2005 ; see also ConcurrencesNo. 3-2005, p. 75). It will be remembered that, in this decision, Royal Canin and fifteen of its distributors were condemned by the Competition Council for anti-competitive practices on the market for the sale of dog food in specialist stores. The Competition Council found that

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  • Linklaters (Paris)
  • Paris School of Economics

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Anne Wachsmann, David Spector, Fidelity rebates: The Paris Court of Appeal annuls the Royal Canin decision, 4 April 2006, Concurrences N° 3-2006, Art. N° 1634, pp. 95-97

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