CASE COMMENTS: CARTELS – FRANCE – BANKING SECTOR – DECISIONS OF ASSOCIATION OF UNDERTAKINGS – ABUSE OF COLLECTIVE DOMINANCE – ILLEGAL ACTIVITY

Association of undertakings:The French Competition Authority dismisses, for lack of evidence, a complaint brought by an online content provider allegedly deprived of the effective ability of accepting online payments by credit cards (Dstorage)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Now that's a spicy case! The Dstorage company did not lack audacity when it filed a complaint against players in the banking sector for the implementation of anti-competitive practices that gradually deprived it of the possibility of accepting payments by bank card. Practices to combat illegal downloading and counterfeiting Let us look at the facts of this case to better understand what is at stake. The Dstorage company presents itself as a player in the hosting of online content, following the example of other operators such as Google, Amazon and Dropbox, which it designates as its competitors. It has complained to the Competition Authority about various

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Anne-Sophie Choné-Grimaldi, Association of undertakings:The French Competition Authority dismisses, for lack of evidence, a complaint brought by an online content provider allegedly deprived of the effective ability of accepting online payments by credit cards (Dstorage), 31 July 2019, Concurrences N° 4-2019, Art. N° 92334, pp. 94-96

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