ALERTS: DISTRIBUTION – VERTICAL RESTRICTIONS – PRICES – PRICE DISCRIMINATION

Online distribution: The French Competition Authority releases Lego’s proposal for commitments concerning the amendement of its pricing policy for online resellers (Cdiscount et EMC Distribution / Lego)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In view of the growing share of online sales in the distribution of products and services, the CCLA shows its determination to control tariff and non-tariff restrictions put in place by manufacturers and their distributor customers. This case is an interesting illustration of this in practice as it offers a concrete application of the principle of non-discrimination on the basis of price between traditional and online sales players. Following a referral dated 21 April 2015 by Cdiscount and AMC Distribution concerning pricing practices implemented in the toy sector by Lego, the rapporteur informed Lego of " competition concerns " that could qualify an

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Karine Biancone, Online distribution: The French Competition Authority releases Lego’s proposal for commitments concerning the amendement of its pricing policy for online resellers (Cdiscount et EMC Distribution / Lego), 30 July 2020, Concurrences N° 4-2020, Art. N° 97694, www.concurrences.com

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