ALERT: ANTI-COMPETITIVE PRACTICE - CONCERTED PRACTICE - LIABILITY OF AN UNDERTAKING FOR THE ACTS OF A SERVICE PROVIDER - PRELIMINARY RULING

Preliminary ruling: The Court of Justice of the European Union rules that an undertaking may not, in principle, be held liable for a concerted practice on account of the acts of an independent service provider supplying it with services, with exceptions (VM Remonts)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 21 July 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered a judgment in Case C-542/14 (VM Remonts SIA), following a reference for a preliminary ruling from the Latvian Supreme Court. in Case C-542/14 (VM Remonts SIA): reference for a preliminary ruling from the Latvian Supreme Court. The present case concerns the question of the imputation to an undertaking of conduct contrary to the competition rules, not by an employee of the undertaking, but by a service provider

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Alain Ronzano, Preliminary ruling: The Court of Justice of the European Union rules that an undertaking may not, in principle, be held liable for a concerted practice on account of the acts of an independent service provider supplying it with services, with exceptions (VM Remonts), 21 July 2016, Concurrences Nº 4-2016, Art. N° 82229, www.concurrences.com

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