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Selective distribution: The French Competition Authority confirms the freedom to reorganize selective distribution networks (Hyundai)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In a case brought by three companies operating motor vehicle garages, the Competition Authority answered the question whether the Korean manufacturer Hyundai should be sanctioned for an anti-competitive cartel due to a policy of discriminatory selection of its authorised repairers. The companies complained that Hyundai had implemented a "general policy" of excluding from its network repairers who did not carry out parallel resale activities during 2016. The suspicion has been recurrent for several years, the same grievance having recently been formulated against the company Jaguar Land Rover (Paris, Pôle 5, ch. 4, 27 March 2019, No. 17/09056, Lettre distr.

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Nicolas Éréséo, Selective distribution: The French Competition Authority confirms the freedom to reorganize selective distribution networks (Hyundai), 9 May 2019, Concurrences N° 3-2019, Art. N° 91657, www.concurrences.com

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