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Market sharing: The French Competition Authority fines several companies operating in the Reunion Island for having taken part in three different anticompetitive agreements leading to price fixing and market sharing (Treillis soudés)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Following the sanctioning by the European Commission in 1989 of a cartel in the welded wire mesh sector on the French, German and Benelux markets, involving companies well known to all competition law practitioners, it is now the turn of the Competition Authority to take an interest in this sector on the island of Réunion. As a reminder, welded wire mesh as well as steel reinforcements are indispensable in construction, insofar as they are used to consolidate buildings or engineering structures of transport infrastructures such as bridges, roads and viaducts. However, precisely following the start of numerous infrastructure projects, including the famous

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Ludovic Bernardeau, Market sharing: The French Competition Authority fines several companies operating in the Reunion Island for having taken part in three different anticompetitive agreements leading to price fixing and market sharing (Treillis soudés) , 12 May 2016, Concurrences Nº 3-2016, Art. N° 80808, pp. 65-67

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