Organisation: Italian Competition Authority

Intel test applies to exclusivity clause analysis, ECJ rules

Antitrust authorities must analyse the results of the as-efficient competitor test if a dominant company provides such evidence during probes of both rebate schemes and exclusivity clauses, the European Court of Justice has confirmed.

19 January 2023


Featured in The Settlements Guide - First Edition

Under Italian competition law, an antitrust investigation ends with either a finding of infringement, combined with a prohibition and frequently a monetary sanction, or a finding of no infringement.

02 February 2021

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