ALERT: ANTI-COMPETITIVE PRACTICE - PRELIMINARY RULING - MARKET-SHARING - RESTRICTION BY OBJECT - HARM TO COMPETITION

Anti-competitive object: The Court of Justice of the European Union rules that in determining whether a market-sharing agreement has a sufficient degree of harm to competition to be qualified as restriction by object, regard must be had to the content of its provisions, its objectives and the economic and legal context of which it forms part (ING Pensii Societate de Administrare a unui Fond de Pensii Administrat Privat/ Consiliul Concurentei)

CJUE, 16 juillet 2015, affaire C-172/14 (ING Pensii Societate de Administrare a unui Fond de Pensii Administrat Privat/ Consiliul Concurentei) Le 16 juillet 2015, la Cour de justice de l'Union a rendu un arrêt dans l'affaire C-172/14 (ING Pensii Societate de Administrare a unui Fond de Pensii Administrat Privat SA / Consiliul Concurentei) concernant une demande de décision préjudicielle présentée par la Haute Cour de cassation et de justice roumaine (Înalta Curte de Casatie si Justitie). Une nouvelle fois, la question de la qualification de restriction par objet et la distinction entre restriction par objet et restriction par effet se trouvait au coeur du présent litige. Au cas d'espèce, la mise en place en 2007 d'une assurance-retraite complémentaire obligatoire pour les personnes âgées

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Alain Ronzano, Anti-competitive object: The Court of Justice of the European Union rules that in determining whether a market-sharing agreement has a sufficient degree of harm to competition to be qualified as restriction by object, regard must be had to the content of its provisions, its objectives and the economic and legal context of which it forms part (ING Pensii Societate de Administrare a unui Fond de Pensii Administrat Privat/ Consiliul Concurentei), 16 July 2015, Concurrences Review N° 4-2015, Art. N° 76684, www.concurrences.com

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