Topic: Resale price maintenance

Australian court issues record €9.1 million RPM fine

Power tool supplier Techtronic Industries illegally entered into agreements with independent dealers and buying groups to set minimum resale prices, an Australian court has held.

01 December 2023

Arçelik fined for obstructing dawn raid

Arçelik subsidiary Beko is challenging a €556,960 fine issued by the Czech Republic’s competition watchdog for obstructing a dawn raid during a resale price-fixing probe.

21 November 2023

Turkey issues fourth hub-and-spoke cartel decision

L’Oréal and eight cosmetic companies have agreed to pay nearly €10 million in fines to settle allegations of resale price maintenance, online sales restrictions and hub-and-spoke cartel violations in Turkey.

17 November 2023

Dutch court upholds ACM’s first-ever vertical restraint sanction

Samsung will appeal against a Dutch court’s decision to uphold the competition authority’s €39.9 million vertical restraint fine, as local lawyers say the ruling disregards established case law and the enforcer’s policy guidance.

14 November 2023

Dutch and Belgian enforcers raid IT company

Enforcers in Belgium and the Netherlands have raided an unnamed international computer equipment manufacturer over allegations that it unlawfully set retail prices and prevented the sale of refurbished devices.

23 October 2023

Portuguese court upholds record RPM fine against Super Bock

Super Bock is challenging a Portuguese appellate court’s decision to uphold a record €24 million resale price maintenance fine by the country's competition watchdog.

21 September 2023

Poland toughens stance on dawn raid obstructions

Poland’s competition authority has imposed one of its largest-ever fines for obstructing a dawn raid after employees at a pair of companies deleted communications from their work phones ahead of a search.

06 September 2023

Turkey opens probe into Canon over RPM concerns

Canon’s local subsidiary is under investigation in Turkey for allegedly fixing resale prices.

24 August 2023

Turkey fines Samsung, Arçelik others for RPM

Samsung, Arçelik and two other Turkish homeware appliance companies are facing €21 million fines from the country’s competition watchdog following an investigation into separate breaches of resale price maintenance rules.

09 August 2023

Footwear company settles antitrust dispute with Israeli competition watchdog

Israeli footwear company WeShoes has agreed to pay €1.3 million and refrain from influencing resale prices for certain brands to avoid a hefty fine for gun jumping, resale price maintenance and failing to comply with information requests.

17 July 2023

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