ALERTE : ANTI-COMPETITIVE PRACTICE - SINGLE PRODUCT COMPANY - FINE - CALCULATION - APPEAL

Individualization of the fine: The Paris Court of appeal reminds the French NCA that the single product nature of a company’s activity must be taken into account when determining the fine (Graham&Brown et al.)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On April 14, 2016, the Paris Court of Appeal handed down a very interesting ruling in the wallpaper sector information exchange case in France. At the end of this judgment, the Court reforms Decision No 14-D-20 of 22 December 2014 with regard to two groups of undertakings whose sanctioned companies appealed against the decision before it. Since the applicants had all applied for and obtained a declaration that the objections had not been contested, the actions essentially concerned the calculation of the fine. In that regard, the main thrust of the present judgment is that the Competition Authority incorrectly assessed the circumstances relating to the

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Alain Ronzano, Individualization of the fine: The Paris Court of appeal reminds the French NCA that the single product nature of a company’s activity must be taken into account when determining the fine (Graham&Brown et al.), 14 April 2016, Concurrences Nº 3-2016, Art. N° 81049, www.concurrences.com

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