ALERTS: PROCEDURES - FRANCE - VETERINARY DRUGS - ADMISSIBILITY - SANCTIONS AND FINES - SETTLEMENT

Fine: The Paris Court of Appeal considers that a company is admissible to contest the proportionality of the sanction imposed following a settlement procedure, provided that it does not question the range of the fine it has accepted (Alcyon)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 13 June 2019, Chamber 5-7 of the Paris Court of Appeal handed down an important judgment affirming the right of an undertaking sanctioned by the Competition Authority following the implementation of the new settlement procedure to bring an action for reversal of the sanction decision. It will be recalled that under the terms of Decision No. 18-D-15 of July 26, 201816 million, the Competition Authority sanctioned wholesale distributors of veterinary medicines and their professional bodies for having implemented several cartels in the veterinary medicines distribution sector. The first two practices sanctioned consisted in the conclusion of non-aggression

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Alain Ronzano, Fine: The Paris Court of Appeal considers that a company is admissible to contest the proportionality of the sanction imposed following a settlement procedure, provided that it does not question the range of the fine it has accepted (Alcyon), 13 June 2019, Concurrences N° 3-2019, Art. N° 90858, www.concurrences.com

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