ALERTS: INTERNATIONAL - BELGIUM - FINES - DISTRIBUTION - EXCLUSION STRATEGY - SINGLE AND CONTINUOUS INFRINGEMENT - HEALTH - PHARMACEUTICAL SECTOR

Exclusion strategy: The Belgian Competition Authority imposes a fine of €1 million on the Belgian Order of Pharmacists for trying to hinder the development of a parapharmaceutical group (Order of Pharmacists)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 13 June 2019, the Belgian Competition Authority (ABC) issued a very interesting decision, dated 28 May 2019The Commission's Competition College found against the Order of Pharmacists for attempting to hinder the development of the MediCare-Market group and imposed a fine of EUR 1 million on it. In a nutshell, the MediCare-Market model was based on two distinct but complementary distribution channels, one of which is made up of "parapharmacy supermarkets" offering attractive prices and the other is dedicated to the distribution of medicines in a separate pharmacy, but

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Alain Ronzano, Exclusion strategy: The Belgian Competition Authority imposes a fine of €1 million on the Belgian Order of Pharmacists for trying to hinder the development of a parapharmaceutical group (Order of Pharmacists), 28 May 2019, Concurrences N° 3-2019, Art. N° 90835, www.concurrences.com

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