ALERTS: UNILATERAL PRACTICES – EXCESSIVE PRICES – EXCLUSIONARY ABUSES – FINES

Excessive prices: The French Competition Authority fines an excessive pricing practice causing not only an exploitative abuse but also an exclusionary abuse (Medical waste disposal sector)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. By Decision No. 18-D-17, rendered on September 20, 2018 In the sector of waste disposal for healthcare activities with an infectious risk in Corsica, the Competition Authority sanctions excessive pricing. Following an investigation carried out by the DGCCRF, which the Authority did not wish to deal with at the report stage, the present case was therefore first dealt with by the Minister in a local APA and a transaction was proposed to the company, which obviously did not even take the trouble to respond to the Minister's proposed transaction. Faced with this refusal to compromise, the Minister referred the matter to the Competition Authority on July 8,

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Alain Ronzano, Excessive prices: The French Competition Authority fines an excessive pricing practice causing not only an exploitative abuse but also an exclusionary abuse (Medical waste disposal sector), 20 September 2018, Concurrences N° 4-2018, Art. N° 88372, www.concurrences.com

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