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Price coordination: The French Competition Authority sanctions three professional organisations of Alsace wines for a cartel on the price of grapes and for the elaboration and diffusion of price recommendations on bulk wine (AVA, GPNVA, CIVA)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 17 September 2020, the Competition Authority issued a decision no. 20-D-12 by which it sanctions two trade unions, one of winegrowers, the Association des Viticulteurs d'Alsace (AVA) and the other of merchant-producers, the Groupement des Producteurs-Négociants du Vignoble Alsacien (GPNVA), as well as an interprofessional organisation, the Comité Interprofessionnel des Vins d'Alsace (CIVA), for two practices of collusion contrary to Article 101 TFEU and Article L. 420-1 of the Commercial Code: firstly, a single complex and continuous cartel that has two branches : on the one hand, a consultation on the price of grapes within the CIVA joint commission, and

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Alain Ronzano, Price coordination: The French Competition Authority sanctions three professional organisations of Alsace wines for a cartel on the price of grapes and for the elaboration and diffusion of price recommendations on bulk wine (AVA, GPNVA, CIVA), 17 September 2020, Concurrences N° 4-2020, Art. N° 96800, www.concurrences.com

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