CASE COMMENTS: UNILATERAL PRACTICES - FRANCE - POSTAL SERVICES - COMMITMENTS - REBATES

Rebates: The French Competition Authority accepts commitments proposed by the incumbent operator in the parcel delivery sector (La Poste)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. More than ten years after the opening of proceedings against La Poste for practices in the parcel delivery sector, and at a time when business to consumer parcel delivery is facing a massive influx of parcels due to the health crisis, the Competition Authority has published a decision in which it makes the commitments offered by the postal operator binding. This decision follows two referrals filed on 27 September and 28 October 2010 by the Minister of the Economy, Finance, Action and Public Accounts and by an out-of-home parcel delivery operator, Kiala (acquired by the UPS group in 2012). It focuses on several practices that would have been implemented

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Marie Cartapanis, Rebates: The French Competition Authority accepts commitments proposed by the incumbent operator in the parcel delivery sector (La Poste), 2 April 2020, Concurrences N° 3-2020, Art. N° 96153, pp. 99-111

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