Journal Article

Exchange of Information: Confectionery Goods Producers Fined for Cartel Behaviour (Germany)

Michael Saller

in Journal of European Competition Law & Practice

Volume 4, issue 4, pages 365-367
Published in print August 2013 | ISSN: 2041-7764
Published online August 2013 | e-ISSN: 2041-7772 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jeclap/lpt039
Exchange of Information: Confectionery Goods Producers Fined for Cartel Behaviour (Germany)

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An exchange of information concerning a general tendency to increase prices infringes competition law.

Companies which regularly meet to exchange information might have an agreement or concerted practices infringing Art. 101 TFEU

It can be illegal to exchange information which was (partly) published in the press as this information is generally deemed reliable by competitors.

Journal Article.  1823 words. 

Subjects: Competition Law

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