*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On July 6, 2017, the Paris Court of Appeal also issued an judgment in the so-called "modelling" case. It will be recalled that on 29 September 2016, the Competition Authority had issued an Decision No. 16-D-20 by which it imposed fines totalling EUR 2 381 000 on the Syndicat National des Agences de Mannequins (SYNAM) and 37 modelling agencies, including the main ones in the sector and representing almost the entire market, for having drawn up and distributed, from the beginning of 2000 to the end of 2010, price lists for the services of modelling agencies. The agencies had taken part in statutory meetings at which they had voted to increase union rates
ALERT: ANTI-COMPETITIVE PRACTICE - PRICE-FIXING - FINE - CALCULATION - FLAT-RATE METHOD
Calculation of the fine : The Paris court of appeal approves of the flat-rate method applied by the French NCA but reduces the amount of the fine for two of the three appelants (Smith & Smith characters/Marilyn Agency/Metropolitan models)
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