EUROPEAN COMMISSION (DG COMP) FINES CARTEL IN THE PHARMA SECTOR

Introduction: The European Commission announced last 19 October the €13,4 million fine imposed on pharma companies in an antitrust cartel settlement. The fine has been imposed under article 101 TFEU and article 53 of the EEA Agreement. The case number for this price-fixing restrictive business practice is AT.40636. The investigation began after one of the participating companies revealed the cartel under the leniency programme, after which the rest of the companies...

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