Topic: Resale price maintenance

CMA accuses another instrument maker of online RPM

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

German court overturns €30 million Rossmann fine

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 probes Maruti over resale price maintenance

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 fines Ford’s joint venture over RPM

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

Tyre companies fined for resale price maintenance

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

CMA accuses Casio of online RPM

The UK’s antitrust enforcer has alleged that electronics maker Casio imposes resale price maintenance on retailers through the use of “all-seeing” online price-monitoring software.

11 April 2019

Russia opens Samsung case

Apparently mirroring probes brought against Apple and LG, Russia’s antitrust watchdog is investigating Samsung’s Russian subsidiary for allegedly coordinating the resale prices of some of its devices.

13 February 2019

Food retailers slapped with fines in Romania

Romania’s Competition Council has fined three retail food chains and four of their suppliers a total of €18.8 million for fixing prices during promotional campaigns.

31 January 2019

Bicycle cooperative hit with RPM fine in Germany

Germany’s antitrust watchdog has fined a bicycle wholesaler €13.4 million for setting the prices of bikes sold by 47 independent retailers.

29 January 2019

RPM amnesty programme bears fruit in Mauritius

The Competition Commission of Mauritius has approved nearly a third of all immunity applications it received as part of a pilot amnesty programme for resale price maintenance.

25 January 2019

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