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BWB/K-355 Decision to impose fines against the brewing commune in Freistadt obtained

23.05.2014, Vienna. On 07.05.2014, the Cartel Court (to 26 Kt 19/14) imposed a fine in the amount of EUR 52.500 against the brewing commune in Freistadt.

23.05.2014, Vienna. On 07.05.2014, the Cartel Court (to 26 Kt 19/14) imposed a fine in the amount of EUR 52.500 against the brewing commune in Freistadt.

​The anticompetitive behavior affected the influence on final selling prices of certain brewery products in the period between 2007 and 2011. In the context of these vertical price agreement measures, Kurant prices and especially promotional prices were coordinated between the brewery commune and the grocery retail. These resale prices were, in some cases, transposed by the retail market.