Online sales restrictions: The French Competition Authority fines a company and its daughter company specialising in the optical lens sector €81 million for having abused its dominant position by hindering the development of online sales of corrective lenses in France (Essilor)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On November 8, 2022, the French Competition Authority published, more than one month after its adoption, the decision n° 22-D-16 of October 6, 2022 81 million against Essilor International SAS (as author) and its parent company EssilorLuxottica SA for having abused their dominant position in the optical lenses sector between April 29, 2009 and December 23, 2020 by implementing discriminatory commercial practices. As a result of visit and seizure operations carried out in 2014 and the investigation work, two grievances of abuse of dominant position were notified by the investigation services. The first complaint accused the respondents of engaging in

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Alain Ronzano, Online sales restrictions: The French Competition Authority fines a company and its daughter company specialising in the optical lens sector €81 million for having abused its dominant position by hindering the development of online sales of corrective lenses in France (Essilor), 8 November 2022, Concurrences N° 4-2022, Art. N° 109666, www.concurrences.com

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