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Commitments: The French Competition Authority examines commitments given by food retail companies to answer competition concerns raised after the conclusion of several joint purchasing agreements in the food retail sector (Auchan, Casino, Metro, Schiever)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. If the Competition Authority has certain concerns about compliance with the competition rules on the market, it may receive commitments from the companies concerned with a view to lifting them. The resulting commitment decisions are generally not immune to litigation initiated by third parties who would ultimately consider themselves aggrieved. This litigation is particularly significant at the EU level, following on from the Alrosa and Canal +

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  • European Court of Justice (Luxembourg)

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Etienne Thomas, Commitments: The French Competition Authority examines commitments given by food retail companies to answer competition concerns raised after the conclusion of several joint purchasing agreements in the food retail sector (Auchan, Casino, Metro, Schiever), 25 June 2020, Concurrences N° 4-2020, Art. N° 97556, p. 130

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