Relaxing whilst doing Competition Law is not an Oxymoron

Veggie OD

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Sorry, can’t help it.

It is now the Commission that puts food on the table.

Yesterday, the Commission announced a 169,000,000€ fine in the Freight Forwarders cartel.

On this occasion, it announced that some cartel participants had organised their contacts in a so-called “Gardening Club” and that they had used coded language based on names of vegetables – such as “asparagus” and “baby courgettes” –  when talking about fixing prices…

Thanks again to Aoife White for the pointer

Written by Nicolas Petit

29 March 2012 at 9:33 am

Posted in Uncategorized

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