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The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has accused two more musical instrument suppliers of imposing minimum prices on retailers through the use of “all-seeing” online price-monitoring software.
24 March 2020
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has imposed its largest ever fine for resale price maintenance, after an investigation found a guitar maker prevented online retailers from discounting its guitars.
22 January 2020
Greece’s competition authority has fined a dairy cooperative €3.3 million for participating in a vertical agreement that fixed resale prices and imposed a non-compete clause on its distributors.
07 January 2020
Hair products wholesaler Icon Hairspa violated Denmark’s competition law by demanding that its dealers not sell Kevin Murphy products cheaper than a certain price, an appellate court has ruled.
17 December 2019
The Czech Republic’s competition enforcer has fined a German supplier of children’s goods €1.6 million for setting minimum prices at which retailers could resell its products.
05 November 2019
The UK’s antitrust watchdog has accused guitar manufacturer Fender Europe of resale price maintenance by restricting online discounts for its guitars, just months after hitting Casio with the agency's highest-ever RPM fine.
08 October 2019
A German court has overturned a €30 million resale price maintenance fine on drugstore chain Rossmann because an appeal court’s written judgment was filed out of time.
16 August 2019
India’s competition watchdog has launched a full probe into Maruti Suzuki India over allegations the carmaker has interfered with the prices that dealers charge for its vehicles.
05 July 2019
China’s antitrust watchdog has fined Ford’s joint venture with Changan Automobile Group about €20.9 million for illegally forcing dealers in the Chongqing region to sell its cars above a certain price since 2013.
05 June 2019
Korea’s antitrust watchdog has fined two tyre companies a total of €4.5 million for forcing dealers to sell their products above a certain price.
02 May 2019
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