CASE COMMENTS: ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES - AGREEMENT ON RESALE PRICE

Resale prices: The Court of Cassation confirms the Paris Court of Appeal ruling (Vidéocassettes préenregistrées)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Court of Cassation, Commercial Chamber, 8 April 2008, Appeal No. 07-16.485, Casino et SDO v. Minister of the Economy Facts In a decision dated December 19, 2005, the French Competition Council sanctioned a publisher, a wholesaler and two retailers forming an economic interest group (EIG) for having implemented a vertical anti-competitive agreement on the resale prices of pre-recorded videos by artificially raising the threshold for resale at a loss by granting "falsely conditional discounts". While the publisher and one of the distributors

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Karine Biancone, Resale prices: The Court of Cassation confirms the Paris Court of Appeal ruling (Vidéocassettes préenregistrées), 8 April 2008, Concurrences N° 3-2008, Art. N° 27589, www.concurrences.com

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