ALERTS : RESTRICTIVE PRACTICES - TARIFF TRANSPARENCY - COMMERCIAL COOPERATION SERVICES - INCORRECT INVOICES - OFFENSE FOR FALSE AND FALSE COMPLICITY

Incorrect invoices : The French Supreme Court holds that companies that issued incorrect invoices are found guilty of forgery (Compagnie générale de conserves)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. A check carried out by the Morbihan competition department revealed that a producer of canned vegetables (Société CGC) which sold products under private labels had been charged higher selling prices than those it had offered by SCA Légumes, a subsidiary of Intermarchandises France (ITM) and the Intermarché group's central purchasing body. The difference between the prices initially proposed by the Producer in its response to the call for tenders and those actually invoiced was paid back to ITM in the form of deferred rebates or payment for services. Having revealed the lack of reality of the services paid for by CGC, the Competition Department

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Philippe Vanni, Incorrect invoices : The French Supreme Court holds that companies that issued incorrect invoices are found guilty of forgery (Compagnie générale de conserves), 25 June 2008, Concurrences N° 3-2008, Art. N° 27541, www.concurrences.com

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