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Exclusive supply: The French Competition Authority fines one of the global leaders in zinc, €69 million for abuse of dominant position towards its competitors (Umicore)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 23 June 2016, the Competition Authority issued Decision No. 16-D-14 under which it sanctions Umicore France and its parent company, the Belgian company Umicore SA/NV, for abusing their dominant position during the period 1999-2007 on the French market for zinc roofing products and zinc rainwater evacuation products (EEP). This case follows an administrative investigation by the DGCCRF, which led to visits and seizures carried out on 7 and 8 February 2008 and to a referral to the Competition Authority at the stage of transmission of the DGCCRF's investigation report. While four grievances had been notified to the respondents, the Board finally

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Alain Ronzano, Exclusive supply: The French Competition Authority fines one of the global leaders in zinc, €69 million for abuse of dominant position towards its competitors (Umicore), 23 June 2016, Concurrences Nº 3-2016, Art. N° 80986, www.concurrences.com

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