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Scope of Competition Law: The ECJ rules that the person who purchases products to use them within the framework of a "social" activity is not subjected to Competition Law (FENIN)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Court of Justice of the European Communities, 11 July 2006, Case C-205/03, FENIN v. Commission Facts FENIN, a Spanish association of companies marketing medical devices, accused the managing bodies of the National Health System (SNS) of abusing their dominant position by paying their suppliers with significant delays. It argued that competition law applies to these entities in that, while they do not carry out an economic activity - a condition for the application of competition rules - when they

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Didier Ferrier, Scope of Competition Law: The ECJ rules that the person who purchases products to use them within the framework of a "social" activity is not subjected to Competition Law (FENIN), 11 July 2006, Concurrences N° 4-2006, Art. N° 27389, www.concurrences.com

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