CASE COMMENT: RESTRICTIVE PRACTICES - DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICES - PHARMACEUTICAL SECTOR

Discriminatory practices: The CEPC Commission renders an opinion on price discriminatory practices in the pharmaceutical sector (Pharmaceutical sector)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In commented opinion No. 07-04 of 14 June 2007, the Commission d'examen des pratiques commerciales (CEPC) attempts to make the link between the tariff differentiation enshrined in Article L. 441-6 of the French Commercial Code (C. com.) of the SME Act of 2 August 2005 and the prohibition of discriminatory practices in Article L. 442-6 of the French Commercial Code (C. com.). The case in question concerned the pharmaceutical sector. It should be noted that this sector has a number of specificities. About half of all pharmacies in France belong to cooperative groups, which perform logistical, referral and even wholesale functions. These

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Daniel Fasquelle, Laurent Roberval, Discriminatory practices: The CEPC Commission renders an opinion on price discriminatory practices in the pharmaceutical sector (Pharmaceutical sector), 14 June 2007, Concurrences N° 4-2007, Art. N° 14444, pp. 86-88

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